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LAAS 2012: The coolest car at the show is an old one

Jeff Glucker November 29, 2012 Car Shows, LA Auto Show

It manages to pack so much awesome into such a little space. I’m talking about the BRE Datsun roadster sitting just outside the entrance to Kentia Halls land of misfit automobiles. This particular racing runabout was campaigned by Frank Monise, and now occupies the heart and garage of Adam Carolla.

Click past the break for a few more photos of this excellent machine.

Currently there are "18 comments" on this Article:

  1. MVEilenstein says:

    Not many cars look good with the windshield removed, but this is one that does.

  2. atextennis says:

    thats awesome, sweet race car, GO ACEMAN!!

  3. parkwood60 says:

    If only Carolla could drive as fast as he can talk. Cool car though.

  4. mr. mzs zsm msz esq says:

    <img src="http://bringatrailer.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/1966_Datsun_Fairlady_Roadster_SVRA_Race_Car_For_Sale_Engine_1.jpg"&gt; Even under the hood there's a lot that looks familiar but different to the MGB.

  5. Scoutdude says:

    It looks like a go cart compared to the Mustang next to it.

  6. POLAЯ says:

    Not everyone's a fan, but I listen to Quarolla's (spelled it wrong, just for him) podcasts regularly and he loves this little car. I do like his vehicular taste.

    Humina Humina…
    <img src="http://pics.celebritycarsblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Adam-Carolla-Car-Collection1.jpg"&gt;

  7. mdharrell says:

    "The coolest car at the show is an old one"

    When has that not been true?

  8. Joe Dunlap says:

    I call shenanigans! The badge says 2000 on the rear and the engine should be a 2.0 SOHC. The engine in this is a 1.6 pushrod.

  9. Peter Parker says:

    Car industry is the most popular industry now a day among all other Automotive industry. Luxury and Sports cars are very popular in the market. Cars of several reputed brands always doing good business in the Automotive market. Car Shows are very popular and most of visitors visits Automobile shows to see the promotions of several Automotive models.

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