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* Can’t decide between a dune buggy and a sports car? Back in 1970, Beau Hickory had the ideal solution, and he called it the Virgo. Geoff Hacker at Forgotten Fiberglass has the story on the dual-purpose machine.
* Use for a Ford flathead V-8, No. 45,607: Connect it to a propeller and scoot around England in a three-wheeled wind wagon. Modern Mechanix this week highlighted Clifford Robins’s invention.
* What better source of pure optimism than automotive ad artwork from the late 1950s and early 1960s? Beautiful Life has quite the selection.
* Finally, The Old Motor this week announced that it would be uploading photos from the Peter Helck and Fred Roe collections, and they’re off to a good start with several remarkable photos, including this shot of the Duesenberg machine shop taken in the mid-1920s.