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Atomic Cars of the 1950s

illustrated by Detroit-based commercial artist Arthur Radebaugh for a 1952 ad for National Oil Seals.

The stunning #Rezvani #Beast is based on the #Ariel #Atom #cars #supercar #rezvanibeast #arielatom #carsgm #carsglobal #carsglobalmag

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Atom racing car at the Wimbledon Speedway in 1955: 'Midget Racer undergoes trials. Essex: Wimbledon Speedway rider Cyril Brine leans out to see how high the front wheel will lift on a bend during trials of the Atom Car - claimed to be the smallest racing car in the world. No brakes are fitted and the only controls are clutch and throttle.'

from Express.co.uk

World's fastest cop car? British police force use Top Gear favourite the Ariel Atom

Ariel Atom, Avon and Somerset police car. The 350bhp Ariel Atom car has now been fitted with blue flashing lights and emergency equipment and will be used in a campaign this summer. The £38,000 car can do 0-62mph in just 2.5 seconds and a variant model has the lap record at the Top Gear test track.

from Autos

Meet the insane Ariel Nomad, the ultimate off-road buggy

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Ford FX Atmos 1954 concept car Car Life Magazine July 1954 ONE of the wildest “dream” cars ever to roll out of a Michigan experimental laboratory is the creature shown above

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from Jalopnik

Seven Concept Cars Of Future Past

Ford Nucleon Atomic car. Nucleon Ford 1958 When people think of the nuclear optimism of the 1950s, the Nucleon is the sort of thing they imagine: A passenger car that would be powered by nuclear fission.

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