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Cars

Daihatsu Trimobile-1969

Daihatsu Trimobile-1969

To truly appreciate the character of this 1969 Daihatsu Trimobile you have to understand the character of its ownership lineage.

Daimler Ferret Scout Car MK2- 1968

Daimler Ferret Scout Car MK2- 1968

In 1949, the British Army approached Daimler (the British car company, not Daimler-Benz AG of Germany) to replace its Dingo Scout Car, a previous Daimler product. The Ferret Scout Car, introduced in 1951, improved upon the Dingo’s design with an optional manually-rotating turret, housing a machine gun.

Daix Piano Pedal Car- ca.1930

Daix Piano Pedal Car- ca.1930

In the early 1920’s, Gaston Daix, a highly-skilled piano maker with a factory in Pessac, near Bordeaux in the south of France, made this unusual ark-like pedal car with a craftsmanship that embodies the timelessness of an elegant musical instrument.

Dallara Truck Nation IRL Car- 1999

Dallara Truck Nation IRL Car- 1999

The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly oval based open-wheel racing series in the United States and Japan. Founded in 1994 by Tony George, one of the IRL’s most popular race is the Indianapolis 500. 

  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Dallara
Daus Kleinlastwagen Prototype- 1951

Daus Kleinlastwagen Prototype- 1951

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Daus-1954

Daus-1954

 

Otto Daus was one of those rare individuals that not only decided he could build his own car, he actually did it.

 

David Austin Hillclimb- 2003

David Austin Hillclimb- 2003

This car was built by David Austin to compete in S.C.C.A. hillclimbs and autocrosses. The concept of the car began with acquisition of a good motor from a wrecked motorcycle.

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • David Austin, Pennsylvania
Davis Divan

Davis Divan "Baby"- 1947

Charismatic used cars salesman Glen Gordon “Gary” Davis moved from Indiana to Southern California filled with optimism and dreams. On the streets of Los Angeles, he saw an aerospace-styled three-wheeled vehicle called the “Californian” and was struck by its uniqueness.

Davis Divan- 1948

Davis Divan- 1948

Glenn Gordan “Gary” Davis was an industrial designer and salesman. Around the end of World War II, he bought a small racecar that a California racing enthusiast had converted to a 3-wheeler–thinking it would make a practical economy car. 

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Davis Motorcar Co.
Deutsch-Bonnet HBR-5- 1959

Deutsch-Bonnet HBR-5- 1959

Although DB racecars achieved unequaled small engine success, their accomplishments have largely been forgotten over time. To honor the DB marque, Mark Brinker and his team prepared a DB model HBR-5 to race at the Bonneville salt flats.

Deutsch-Bonnet HBR5- 1955

Deutsch-Bonnet HBR5- 1955

René Bonnet was a self-made engineer with a passion for competition and Charles Deutsch was a trained body designer who managed a custom coach works in Champigny-sur-Marne, close to Paris.They started as Deutsch-Bonnet, shortened to DB in 1947.

Devin-Panhard- 1954

Devin-Panhard- 1954

Bill Devin was an innovative car designer from Fontana, California. When Devin sold his Ferrari 250MM to a buyer in Michigan and came back with a 1953 Deutsch-Bonnet (DB) Le Mans Barquette race car in partial trade, his dream of building race cars finally began.

Devin-Renault Special-1959

Devin-Renault Special-1959

This car is the marriage of a Devin F body and a 1954 Renault 4CV chassis and drivetrain. Originally built by Harry Rasmussen in the Pacific Northwest, it was completed in time for dis-play at the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair.

DKW F2-1933

DKW F2-1933

DKW started as a motorcycle manufacturer in 1919.  Their first motorcycles were called Das Kleiner Wunder (the little wonder); hence the name DKW.

DKW F800 Schnell Laster- 1958

DKW F800 Schnell Laster- 1958

From 1949 to 1962, DKW produced a van with a trailing-arm rear suspension system which incorporated springs in the cross bar assembly.

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Auto Union GmbH
DKW-Vemag Belcar 1000- 1962

DKW-Vemag Belcar 1000- 1962

The DKW-Vemag is considered the first genuinely Brazilian-made passenger vehicle. It is basically a German DKW Sonderklasse. There were some differences; for example, no heater was provided (for obvious reasons). The first DKW-Vemag model was launched in 1958.

  • Country of Origin: Brazil
  • Veículos Máquinas Agricolas S/A
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