|Mercer Cobra by Virgil Exner: A car from another world, made almost entirely of copper and copper alloys. This car was built by the Turin-body manufacturing company Sibona Bassano on an extended chassis of the British sports car Cobra.|
|Chrysler's Virgil Exner was the master of the streamlined body design, and of course the tail fin.||Chrysler's chief designer Virgil Exner, at far right.|
|Copper everywhere you look, even in the interior, on the steering wheel and the instruments.||The trim on the center console is also copper.|
|The engine is in perfect shape.||These pop-up headlights are probably unique to this car.|
|The wings practically grow from the body, and the massive grille is unmistakable.|
Translated from German by GOOGLE :
Wings like fins: The wings grow practically from seamless from the body, and that the material is copper with this car should be upgraded, we recognize at first glance the massive grille.
Mercer Cobra by Virgil Exner: A car like from another world - and made almost entirely of copper and copper alloys. Soon the car will be auctioned in California.
Chrysler's chief designer Virgil Exner (far right) worked from 1949 to 1961 as a designer at the U.S. carmaker Chrysler, most recently as chief creative for the brand.
King of the tail fin: Together Harley Earl, his colleagues at General Motors was to Chrysler designer Virgil Exner as Grand Master of the voluminous, yet streamlined body design, and of course the tail fin.
Elongated elegance of a kind was made by the Turin-body manufacturing company Sibona Bassano, as a basis, an extended chassis of the British sports car Cobra used.
Total Copper: Copper everywhere you look, even in the interior, like the steering wheel or the wide rims show the circular instruments. After all the seats are not made of metal.
Headlamp: In this form, pop-up headlights are probably unique in a car. The lights work after turning left and right from the car body.
Fine work: Filigree and looks very classy pairing of different copper alloys with porcelain-white paint of the rest of the body.
Golden console: The trim on the center console with radio is also copper - whose surface was modified by the way very decorative.
Electric drive: the car, it shares with the auction house, RM Auctions, is ready to move and almost never really been serious. Estimate as a sum of 800,000 to 1.2 million dollars referred.(This doesn't make sense.)
Picobello: A look at the motor shows that this oldie is perfect in shape and be restored not only consuming process.
Dreaming of a pensioner by Virgil Exner designed models such as the Mercer Cobra really only as a pastime for his career at Chrysler. From the car was some dreams on paper but then a real car - like this shows Mercer Cobra.
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