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White lightning: 1960 Panhard CD

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The Panhard CD is a car designed by Charles Deutsch and built by Panhard from 1963 to 1965. It was the road going version of the car that raced he 1962 edition of Le Mans. Only 179 of these cars … Continue reading

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French fiberglass: 1960 DB HBR5

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French car builders often used fiberglass to build their sports cars: it’s not a “noble” material such as aluminium, used mostly by italian coachbilders, but it’s light, cheap and easy to use. The DB (which is for Deutsch-Bonnet) HBR5 was … Continue reading

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Optional trunk: 1953 Panhard Dyna X87 Junior Roadster

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Ok, we’ve just said it but every time we stare at this car we see a lot of the Speedster DNA, and somehow there’s a reason for it. Actually this is a proper roadster built using a fiberglass body; it … Continue reading

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French speedster: Panhard Dyna Junior X87

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Watching how simple and straight is this car, of course the mind recalls something like the Porsche 356 Speedster. Indeed this car too has an air cooled engine. This car is equipped with a 850 c.c. flat-twin, air cooled engine producing … Continue reading

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No trunk: 1953 Panhard Dyna X87 Junior

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This 1953 Panhard X87 (vin #855685) is one of the 4,000 (more or less) made from 1952 to 1953: it’s equipped with a 850 c.c. flat-twin, air cooled engine producing 40 h.p. and it has a shape which you won’t … Continue reading

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