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Have any of you seen Steven Spielberg's very FIRST movie? It was "Duel," with Dennis Weaver in the starring role. If you haven't seen it, it just came out on DVD and is a surprisingly good film that turns the tension up to a fever pitch.

In a nutshell, Weaver plays a travelling salesman who is driving to a client, but ends up being tormented by a huge semi truck driven by some deranged lunatic. Throughout the film, Weaver and his red 1970 Plymouth Valiant are harassed and attacked until the film's climactic end.

Obviously, this leads to my suggestion for HOW: the '70 Valiant. Granted, it isn't fancy or sexy, but then again, HOW has put out its share of prosaic cars before ("Get Smart," anyone?). I don't think anyone has brought this car up as a possible candidate before.
 

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That's a good one. Here is another, the Bobby Darin Dream Car (aka the DiDia 150). That's it's name. It's a custom car that looks like it came from a sf movie. Here is a link to a photo: http://www.bobbydarin.net/dreambrochure2.jpg And one of the rear: http://www.bobbydarin.net/dreamcarbw.jpg . Also an article on the car: http://www.bobbydarin.net/dreamcarart.html

It was also used in one of his movies, I think that it was "Too Late Blues", 1961. I have never seen the film, so I don't know how it was featured.

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I'll second the vote for the Valiant from Duel! That movie was so simple but very heart pumping. While there at it though, why not do the truck too!!

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Krel said:
That's a good one. Here is another, the Bobby Darin Dream Car (aka the DiDia 150). That's it's name. It's a custom car that looks like it came from a sf movie. Here is a link to a photo: http://www.bobbydarin.net/dreambrochure2.jpg And one of the rear: http://www.bobbydarin.net/dreamcarbw.jpg . Also an article on the car: http://www.bobbydarin.net/dreamcarart.html

It was also used in one of his movies, I think that it was "Too Late Blues", 1961. I have never seen the film, so I don't know how it was featured.

David.
I think some of the customizers on here can make this car. 59 Eldo and a 60's T-Bird for the backand Tail lights , a supercar for the bubbletop, an maybe a Bad Bird for the front end, and narrow white wall rubber tires with stock hub caps. some cutting and filling,paint.
 
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