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    1938 Phantom Corsair “A six-passenger coupé prototype automobile built in 1938. Designer Rust Heinz planned to put the car into limited production. However, Heinz’s death in a car accident in July 1939 ended those plans, leaving the prototype Corsair as the only one ever built.” – Wikipedia

  • Sophie Nusslé

    1938 Phantom Corsair, a prototype car of the late Art Deco period. The fifties' streamlined look is already prefigured here.

  • hirnstillstand

    Phantom Corsair #prototyp #retro #vintage #car #rustheinz

  • Reiley Sims

    Citroen DS Darth V. Wonderful!

  • Paul Naude

    30s' #futuristic #artdeco changed the look of classic #cars forever - here are 10 of the best:

  • Joseph Christina

    The Phantom Corsair was a marvel of futuristic design when it was shown publicly in 1938. The uniquely laid out body gave it seating for 6 but only 2 doors and 2 windows either side, giving it a beautiful, clean profile and leaving it still looking futuristic, even 70+ years later. The Phantom was designed by Rust Heinz and Maurice Schwartz, based the concept car on the Cord 810. The engine was a Lycoming 4.7L 8-cylinder unit, producing 190 hp and with a top speed of 115mph.

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1938 Phantom Corsair This very unusual six-passenger coupe was designed by Rust Heinz, a member of the H. J. Heinz (57 Varieties) family. The design was a joint effort of Heinz and Maurice Schwartz of the custom body firm Bohman & Schwartz in Pasadena, California. Heinz' creation, costing approximately $24,000 in 1938, featured aerodynamic engineering, front-wheel-drive, electric gear shift, four speeds forward and a Cord V-8 Lycoming engine which was modified by Andy Granatelli.