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Wedge of Tomorrow: 20 of the Greatest Sports Cars of the ’70s and ’80s

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The soft, gentle and voluptuous curves of traditional automotive design made a radical right turn in the late 1960s, when cars like the Alfa Romeo 33 Carabo concept by Bertone introduced the rising wedge line. The look was futuristic, cool, and first embraced by a handful of production Italian exotics. But soon the entire automotive industry caught on, and from the 1970s through the mid-1980s, nearly every new sports car had a pointy nose and pop-up headlamps. Here are 20 of the most memorable — a group of cars that envisioned an angular future….(read more)

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3 Comments on “Wedge of Tomorrow: 20 of the Greatest Sports Cars of the ’70s and ’80s”

  1. Bullright says:

    Sort of like a hovercraft.

  2. […] Wedge of Tomorrow: 20 of the Greatest Sports Cars of the ’70s and ’80s […]

  3. […] The Butcher The soft, gentle and voluptuous curves of traditional automotive design made a radical right turn […]


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