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#11451 Duc-Man

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 15:42

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There we go!

I haven't seen a lot of drawings here done in this way.

Some Webfinds I can't remember seeing here before:
Alfa 33 engine by Cavara(?)
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Trieste deep sea exploring thing
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Alfa Romeo 6C special section
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Lockheed SR-71
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Bugatti EB110
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And I just stumbled into this:cutaway posteres on ebay
And this is propably not ment for little children.

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#11452 werks prototype

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 15:50

Where is it? :confused:
I just checked pg 162 and saw a whole bunch of 403s: image removed due to...


Sorry, I can put that one back. It is down to the old imageshack 'hot shoe shuffle'.

(I shall have to dig up an old hard drive or two first though) Edit: (Thanks, Marc. I think you just saved me three days work there)

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#11453 simplebrother

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 16:55

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I like that a lot.

I like his work in general, but I especially appreciated this vantage point - not often used. Betti (Giulio) used it for a Land Rover, and someone else used it for a Jeep, but it isn't common.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 17:00

The SR - 71 above is by Keith Harmer

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 17:12

Two books are now listed on Amazon that are of interest to this thread:

Porsche Insight

Corvette Racing: The Complete Competition History from Sebring to Le Mans by David Kimble
According to the blurb on the US Amazon site, the Kimble book "...is illustrated with rare images from GM’s media and design archives and complemented by Kimble’s own stunning cutaway artwork."

#11456 werks prototype

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 18:11

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British Anzani twin, 'rotary valve'. Artist, Roberts.

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Excelsior single, 147 cc with three-speed Burman gearbox. Artist, R.M.Ellis.

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Ford Cortina engine. 1966. Artist, Theo Page.

#11457 werks prototype

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 18:12

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Royal Enfield 125cc. Artist, unknown.

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Rover 1985 216 Vanden Plas EFi (Austin). Artist, unknown.

#11458 ibsenop

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 11:35

Bond "BUG" British tree wheelers car, fiberglass body and tube frame, artist unknowk "Lawrence Watts"
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From the web. Bond Bug - no signature
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#11459 ibsenop

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 11:37

From the web. Anzani V6N2 engine by Frank Munger.

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#11460 werks prototype

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 17:18

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Wolseley. First car. 1895. Artist, unknown.

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Wolseley Car 1897 (Second Wolseley) Artist, unknown.

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Wolseley Third Car. Artist, R.E.Poulton.

#11461 macoran

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 20:35

From the web. Bond Bug - no signature
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From my notes, article in Motor w/e June 6 1970 by Harold Hastings.
No mention of artist, but my beer money is on Brian Hatton.

#11462 AAGR

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 09:18

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Capri II. Artist, Terry Collins. B&W.

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Capri II. Artist, Terry Collins. Colour.


By the way - Anorak's corner here .... it is a Capri III, announced 1978. Clue ? Four headlamps ....



#11463 werks prototype

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 15:01

By the way - Anorak's corner here .... it is a Capri III, announced 1978. Clue ? Four headlamps ....


Ok, and thanks :up:

Post corrected. (I was going to crack a joke about it being a Federal version).

You mentioned the extra lights, and I remember reading that the Capri actually suffered from quite a bad lighting problem before the addition of the quad headlamps.

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Ford Capri 3000GT. Artist, Terry Collins.

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Ford RS1600 engine. Artist, Terry Collins.

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#11464 ibsenop

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 10:25

From the web. Saturn Vue 2008 and Saturn Ion Quad Coupe 2004 - both by artist unknown.

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 10:42

From the web. Saturn Vue 2008 and Saturn Ion Quad Coupe 2004 - both by artist unknown.

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No idea if there is an actual artist. It's most likely official GM CGI work for the press or brochures.

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 18:38

Michael Stirm Williams FW14 hydraulic gearbox controls
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 18:41

Michael Stirm Ferrari 643 gearbox
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 19:36

Bloodhound fast record car cutaway web:
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#11469 Tim Murray

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 20:01

'Bodywork ... able to withstand air pressures of over 12 tons per square metre'

I've seen this figure before, and been puzzled by it. (Leaving aside the mix of Imperial and Metric units) 12 tons per square metre works out at a little over 17 psi. I feel sure the true pressures on certain sections of the bodywork must be significantly higher than this. :confused:

#11470 Motocar

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 21:55

North American XB-70 cutaway, U.S. Super-bomber, with its powerful General Electric J-93 and over 13 tons of thrust gave superior performance at Mach 3, so much so that is why the Soviet response to the MiG-25 Foxbat, as an interceptor that would prevent its intrusion into the airspace of the USSR, its vast size and advanced technologies, especially in the management of shock waves through air intakes carefully studied it turned into a huge ramjet , its delta wings were folded in his amarginales edge two-thirds of its importance for management and use of shock waves to improve its performance, this project was rejected for fear of modern anti-missile batteries Soviet air after Francis Gary Powers shoot down over its territory in a controversial reconnaissance flight in a Lockheed U-2, it was thought that substitutes this in the future could sweep of the heavens to the high altitude penetrating bombers, leaving the MiG-25 without rationale, yet went into production and still remain in flight in some countries, including Algeria, Russia and Syria, although in the other thread have been exposed to this fabulous bomber cutaways now does color in medium quality but could not stop the site being here cuts schematic aircraft with an extensive collection, author John Batchelor schematic cut, author of the detail of John Macnelli air intakes, the source of information not know to be rescued from a disk drive, uploaded to the forum with ImageShack.us

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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG -29 Stealth Cutaway, not just the Boeing F-15 Silent Eagle SE can be more discreet, I leave here a free interpretation that things can change to make this game more discreet, starting with air intakes which extend the lead, but vertically narrow but become more wide and now having two angles in different planes and the vertical side view similar to the Sukhoi T-50 PAK, eliminating the auxiliary jacks above (type of shark gills) and is replaced by a down-type "Stealth" and the line becomes more sinuous, RD-33 engines with nozzles vectorizables, under both jacks are installed two containers for a missile angular either an AR-11 (the option most failing to issue appropriate signals) or AA-12 radar guidance, both with retractable fins take up less space on the stealthy type containers that house, was installed on the fuselage fuel tank and formed under the fuselage and between air intakes installed close hold for two more missile guidance radar or infra-red with a pitcher, under the wings may suspend stealth-type containers with a missile each, the nozzles would vectorizables, the drift angle pass to be in out and are now smaller, but without losing control now be Monobloc type, the wings and elevators are larger and assisted by a digital flight control systems of last generation, their snout is shorter now but it takes a powerful AESA type radar antenna and transmitter modules is now oval screen of three sections, the outer sections being pivoted, also having a radar in the tail radome and additional sensors in the cones right under the drifts, your cabin HUD shows a broader and cover frame being now no more broad, deep and oval, the 30 mm cannon fire by opening a small, discrete gate, communications antennas are smaller, unfortunately the author is not printed on the cut which modified the original Motocar to recreate this free interpretation of a MiG-29 Stealth and was uploaded to the forum with ImageShack.us

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 11:04

Honda NSX (Takata Dome NSX) JGTC Super GT GT500 2003 by Takashi Jufuku

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 19:12

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B.M.C. A-type engine. Artist, unknown.

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MG Midget Engine and Gearbox.Artist, unknown.

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 19:12

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Norton ES400. 397CC. Artist, unknown.

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Velocette Venom. 499cc. Artist, Lawrence Watts.

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 22:26

Honda NSX (Takata Dome NSX) JGTC Super GT GT500 2004 by Takashi Jufuku

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 00:35

1962 Brabham BT3 by Bennett.

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 01:02

1951 California Racing Association Track Roadster built by Bruce Robinsen and Ruey Whiting. Drawing by Jim Richards, from the January 1952 issue of Hop Up magazine.

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 17:52

Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-17SN cutaway, you may consider the most beautiful of the MiG 17, the lack of air intake in the nose and move it to the sides of the fuselage and is now smaller and circular in this new nose was installed two 23mm cannons that could swing to shoot up and down, the mechanism and the position of both guns is speculative in the absence of accurate data, the deck of the cabin is also more aerodynamic and stylish places, the author of this cut is WEAL but illegible on horizontal stabilizers, for Pilot Press and modified by Motocar to recreate the MiG-17SN, uploaded by ImageShack.us

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#11478 werks prototype

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Posted 05 May 2012 - 12:14

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'Slick 50' Formula Ford ZETEC 1800. Artist, (Jim Bamber? Sig on the floor, ahead of the left rear)

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Fath Urs Four. Artist, Bill Bennett.

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Posted 05 May 2012 - 12:16

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Anzani twin, 322 c.c. Artist, Roberts.

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BSA-Triumph Twin. 350 c.c. Artist, Lawrence Watts.


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Posted 06 May 2012 - 11:13

Fiat Nuova 500 1965 by Bruno Betti

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 11:33

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Ford Capri 4WD Rallycross. Artist, John Hostler.

(If anyone would like a copy of the five page article for reference, it is essentially a road-test of one of the Roger Clark 4WD cars, then pm me an email address.)

#11482 werks prototype

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 11:33

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Lancia Delta HF Turbo. Artist, E.T.A.I. France.

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Ford Escort RS Turbo, engine. Artist, Terry Collins.

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Ford Escort autobox. Artist, Terry Collins.

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 13:27

2x Piola
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Posted 08 May 2012 - 18:29

This has been posted a couple of times previously, but I had it in the file in pieces so thought it would be worth completing, and am sending it along here. Bit of a chunk out of the middle for the gutter and the binding, so a bit of filling going on. Tried to match up the tone, since it was on two different signatures for the printing, too.
This is the rather interesting Cooper Twin-Mini, which I am showing as being illustrated by Gordon Bruce. The piece appeared in Sports Car Graphic, July, 1963 issue.
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Posted 09 May 2012 - 09:15

Alfa Romeo Alfasud '1971 by Bruno Betti
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Posted 09 May 2012 - 20:32

Here are two more cutaways from the Motorsport “X-ray spec” series from 2005.
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The first is the McLaren MP4/2, illustrated by D’Alessio. This car was the successor to John Barnard’s pioneering carbon fiber chassied MP4/1, designed around a new Porsche-TAG turbo V6. The engine was designed to Barnard’s specifications, as he required the narrow geometry of its 80-degree V to allow wide channels on the car’s underside to produce higher downforce. A rules change mandating a flat bottom negated this advantage, but the combination of superior chassis and additional power from the new engine, together with the talents of Lauda and Prost, were enough to produce three driver’s and two constructor’s championships.
The original magazine article showed the view of the car’s underwing as a separate smaller illustration. This is the reason for its reduced resolution shown here. Referring to a recent F1 controversy regarding exhaust-blown diffusers, it is of interest to note in this drawing of this requisite flat bottom that the MP4/2 exhausted into the diffuser.
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The second cutaway, also by D’Alessio, is of the McLaren MP4/4. This car, designed by Steve Nichols under the technical direction of Gordon Murray, is probably the most successful single-season F1 car yet, winning 15 of 16 races. Equal credit for this must go to its drivers, Senna and Prost. It is also one of the most attractive F1 racecars produced. Again, the magazine separated part of the car, in this case the upper bodywork, from the chassis and printed it at a smaller scale. I have rescaled it and shown it as if lifted off the chassis and set aside. There haven’t been that many cutaways of this car, so I’ll show another by Piola, even though I’ve only seen small examples of this illustration, which produce this low-resolution image.
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If anyone has a higher resolution image, I would welcome its posting.


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Posted 10 May 2012 - 09:35

While I was doing some research on the Ferrari Road car engines, I came across the the Ferrari owners manuals on the internet and here is a few cut away drawings from the manuals

Ferrari 166 Inter MM
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Ferrari 360
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Ferrari 575M
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Ferrari Enzo
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Ferrari F40
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Ferrari F50
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Ferrari F430
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Ferrari 355
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Ferrari Testarossa
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Posted 10 May 2012 - 11:13

Some Lancia's cutaways from the official press-packs.

Lancia Thesis '2001
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Lancia Ypsilon '2003
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#11489 werks prototype

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Posted 10 May 2012 - 18:38

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TVR 3000M. Artist, John Bailie.

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Posted 10 May 2012 - 18:39

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Norton Racer Rotary-valve experimental. Artist, unknown. (500 c.c. 'Manx' Norton bottom half with a rotary-valve cylinder head grafted on to it).

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Another version of the 4wd Matra, (slightly different context). Artist, Robert Roux.

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Posted 11 May 2012 - 04:12

Unpacking from a recent move, I came across a collection of old aviation magazines, including about ten year’s worth of Air Progress – History of Aviation. This began as a yearly publication, I believe in 1952. In the early sixties it was issued quarterly. Now I used to believe that British artists and illustrators had some kind of unique ability in the matter of cutaway aircraft illustrations, based on the output to be found in The Aeroplane, Flight, RAF Flying Review, Air Enthusiast, and Air International. What I found in those old yellowed pages of Air Progress modified that perception. Here are just two examples from that first issue.
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The first is the Douglas DC-6B, signed by Robbert Das. This is one of the most complicated and detailed illustrations I have ever seen. The callouts go through Arabic numerals, Roman numerals, lower and upper-case letters, and some alpha-numeric combinations. Initially, I thought this must have been a Douglas company engineering illustration. Why else would you show the trim tabs separated from the elevator and aileron? However, I later found illustrations by Mr. Das of other companies’ products. By the way, the original illustration was not in shades of grey. This is an artifact of converting the scanned yellowed pages to black and white, then painting out the grey background. The text was cropped out and increased in contrast, before being pasted back over the original.
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The second cutaway is also by a Mr. Das. This is the Lockheed 1049C Super Constellation. Notice that it is signed Rudolf Das. The style is clearly the same as the DC-6B. Are they two separate people? A little Google and Wikipedia searching provided the answer: They are twins! Talk about “back to the future”. I had not heard to them before discovering their earliest work in a 1952 American magazine. They are well-known Dutch technical illustrators and futurists. They have interesting-appearing biographies on the Dutch version of Wikipedia, but as I don’t read Dutch… Perhaps Macoran could give us a brief summary translation? They have written several books on the future of transportation systems and infrastructure and have illustrated them with elaborate cutaways of speculative future vehicles and buildings.

This is not the sole example of illustrators that got a start submitting their work to Air Progress and later going on to more widely recognized careers. Stay tuned.


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Posted 11 May 2012 - 22:59

Honda NSX (Takata Dome NSX) JGTC Super GT GT500 2005 by Takashi Jufuku

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 11:45

Perhaps Macoran could give us a brief summary translation?

Happy to oblige

Robbert and Rudolf Das
The twins Robbert Das and Rudolf Das (Haarlem,23rd Januari 1929) are Dutch technical illustrators, architectural designers and futurologists (knowers ? { geez how did I come up with that word} of the future). Together they have produced an uncountable number of technical illustrations and architectural designs for renowned companies locally and abroad. Many of their assignments had a futuristic aspect.
After their HBS-B (college) education they had planned to become commercial pilots, but when Robbert was disqualified because of a minor vision impediment, they decided to do something completely different.
In 1952 the brothers started a technical illustrations office. 1953 saw the brothers gain international recognition when they presented very detailed cutaways of the British Royal Air Force’s Supermarine Swift. The drawings, published in the international Swiss aircraft publication Interavia kicked up a big stink and stir, but the youngsters explained that they had done nothing illicit other than extrapolate on known information of previous aircraft models which they had gleaned from earlier publications.
Identical twins, they drew futuristic presentations of subjects for the magazine Kijk (Look / See or Vision). Rudolf Das worked for Elsevier magazine as editor of “modern life” and as columnist for the website ‘Nieuwbouw Nederland.nl’ . Rudolf also illustrated books, as for the Dutch writer Stefan Denaerde who told of his encounters with aliens from the planet Iarga.
As of 1966 Rudolf and Robbert Das published numerous books in which they profecized and predicted their visions on various subjects. These books stood out because of the detailed drawing and illustration content, all hand done
Their presentations are regularly of an architectural or infrastructural character and frequently have an evironmentalist background. Both brothers try to present a broader dimension of mankind in the universe.
They both try and picture mankind in a broader world picture in their writings. They regularly give critical commentary on the energy industry and overseas development aid, weighing up the technical advances in comparison to cultural-social gains. The brothers have reached a conclusion that mankind is lacking in progress in many areas and expect a more logical evolution of human mentality.
Most of the brothers’ presentations are nowadays done multimedia. Planet earth is the starting point, but very often fantasy plays a part in finding realistic solutions for Dutch problems.
The creative twosome is well known in the architectural industry as visionary designers, surely after their ‘homehill’ project. Examples of their actual projects are the ’t Domein building in Houten and the new Leiden University Medical Centre. More recently the productive duo have been involved in ‘Pyramidas’ . an initative launched by some project developers towards building in- hillside homes.
They are also involved in tidal energy winnings projects off the coast of Zeeland. Both are innovatively active in the current design of easy maintenance 15 Megawatt coastal windmills, doubledeck motorways, with split levels for automated people moving, as well as nuclear powerplants which run on recycled materials.
Rudolf and Robbert Das see their work as a gift to society, ‘free to grab’ for anyone who might be able to gain inspiration from their way of thinking.


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Posted 13 May 2012 - 00:56

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Morris Cowley chassis. 1929. Artist, unknown.

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Lagonda 2.5-litre rolling chassis. (Simple plan). Artist, unknown.

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 00:57

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AMC 249 cc single. Artist, Bennett.

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Zundapp two-stroke. Artist, unknown.

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 10:34

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X-ray of a fantasy car to illustrate the wiring of a car. Artist and year unknown. Propably mid to late 1930s since the car looks a lot like the 1936 Opel Kapitän.

Excuse the bad quality. The print I got is just about 2"x 3".

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 13:29

James Clark. Two cutaways from "The Aeroplane". Both a little bit cleaned.


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Hawker Hurricane MkI

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Supermarine Spitfire MkII (has been previously posted in the forum, but it's the original "uncolored" image)

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 20:45

I have a couple of pieces that I had scanned but never assembled, so I will get them to you finally.
The first is a Gordon Bruce piece out of Sports Car Graphic, May, 1963. It is the Lola GT with a Ford Fairlane V8 engine, which is probably one of the first of the sports coupes with the "big" American iron in the back. Considering the engines that were to go into these types of cars in the not-so-distant future, it was interesting to hear this described like it had a huge engine stuffed in there.
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Posted 14 May 2012 - 20:48

The second piece is another Gordon Bruce illustration from Sports Car Graphic, this from the July, 1963 issue.
This is the Lotus 29 Indy car from that year, quite the different piece when you compare it to the classic Watson and Miller roadsters out of the 50s that it was up against out there at the Brickyard. As has been pointed out, it is the same as the 25, but with the pushrod V8 in the back.
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Posted 14 May 2012 - 20:51

The last piece for the day is a Leslie Cresswell piece that I do not show having been put up in the group yet. It appears to be one of the pieces that came from the early The Grand Prix set, but I am not sure, as that is now where I got it.
This is the 1924 Sunbeam Grand Prix car, patterned after the Fiats and the Alfas of the day.
Interesting contrast between this and that Lotus.
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