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Sometimes, an unknown slot car shows up, that appears to be a prototype of a future production model.
This car has a Monogram body (if I recall correctly) called "Futurista", and does not appear to be your typical amateur job.
Its chassis is well made and there must have been a forming tool. I have seen one other many years ago but in very bad condition. I should have acquired it to show that someone, somewhere, was thinking in getting in the business, but it never happened... so this will remain a mystery.

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Love it. I'd never heard of the Futurista before, turns out it was based on a real show car designed by Darryl Starbird (Hmmmmmm . . . .).

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Nice one P; could have been just a talented amateur too, who thought of tooling up a couple for buddies...

Are the chassis parts screwed together or riveted? Can't quite tell from the photos.

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Don, riveted, very professionally. The chassis parts came from a forming die. The body lower part is milled to provide positive assembly. Whoever did this and the other I saw, must have had production in mind.
And yes Leo, it is amazingly similar in concept to the Bowlby Deltawing, a most efficient device so criticized by people who do not have a clue about weight distribution.
 
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