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“The Kind of Vehicle That Springs Full-Grown Out of Fantastic Comic Books”

Posted January 15, 2014 8:30 AM by dstrohl
Pathfinder Tags: Concept racing world record

While recently in search of something completely different, I ran across a January 1952 issue of Mechanix Illustrated on my desk and realized that I had intended to scan the two-and-a-half-page article by Michael Stern, covering what appears to be the initial outing of Piero Taruffi's Italcorsa/Tarf II bisiluro on a stretch of the Appian Way outside of Rome, in conjunction with the story I wrote almost two years ago now on the Tarf II, which at that time was headed to auction in Monaco (It sold for about $115,000). Looks like I never scanned the article, oops. But now's as good a time as any.

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