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Unexpected rotary: 1965 Glas 1700 GT

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The Glas 1700 GT is a rare car as these were produced for no longer than a couple of years, of course seeing one with a rotary engine instead of its inline-four cylinder engine is even rarer. So here we … Continue reading

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Belt driven/2: 1967 Glas 1700 GT

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The Glas 1700 GT was probably the first road car equipped with a belt driven SOH camshaft; actually it was a little but sophisticated car which was sold for a couple of year before adopting the BMW badge. Few were … Continue reading

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Belt driven: 1967 Glas 1700 GT by Frua

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The Glas 1700 GT engine had a special feature: it was the first unit, installed on a “mass-produced” car, which camshaft was driven by a belt instead of a common timing chain. Not bad for a car built in 1967 … Continue reading

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Not really a roller: 1967 Glas 1700 GT

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This Glas 1700 GT is one of the few built in 1967 before BMW took over: since that moment these cars were produced with the BMW badge. So, few of these cars are still around; we have published a couple … Continue reading

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Hope green: 1967 Glas 1700 GT

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It’s rare to spot a Glas GT in the U.S.A. as few were delivered into the country: you can imagine how many may have survived so far. This is one of those. Tjis “typical” barn find is one of the last … Continue reading

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