Mystery Car

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Happy April 28th. It was on this day in 2011 that Prince William and Catherine Middleton got hitched and rode off to their royal wedding night in William’s father—Prince Charles’—Aston Martin Volante DB6 MKII.
That’s a beautiful car and William and Kate make for a damn-fine looking couple. Few of us will ever know the trappings of royalty, but I’m sure some of you will know the identity of this week’s Mystery Car. Make and model please.
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  1. mad_science Avatar

    Looks German or Japanese.
    All I got.

    1. The Real Number_Six Avatar

      Spanish? 1989 Caskofamontillado?

      1. Monkey10is Avatar

        Belgian? 1967 FAF?

  2. Preludacris Avatar

    I know this isn’t right, but it’s got to be something of this style, where the cut line for the bumper cover makes a sort of “face mask”… or rear end mask as the case may be. I’m struggling with the basic logic of figuring which way that directional tire is facing.

    View post on imgur.com

    1. dmdukejr Avatar

      I think you’re right, but the lack of a sidemarker in that spot has thwarted all of my guesses thus far.

      1. Preludacris Avatar

        Yup… it’s not an NSX either which was my second guess.

  3. ptschett Avatar

    The cutline reminds me of the fascia / quarter-panel intersection on a Challenger, but if it were that then there should be a marker light in the image.

    1. JayP Avatar

      Early S197 too… no marker. Wheel even looks like a Ford torque thrust.

  4. LEROOOY Avatar

    I believe Corvette C5…cropped riiiight before you get to the marker light.

    1. dukeisduke Avatar

      But the Corvette doesn’t have that line around the wheel opening.

  5. boxdin Avatar

    Right rear corvette

    1. Rover 1 Avatar

      They don’t drive as well as they look. But they do look great, one of Gandini’s masterpieces from his time at Bertone. If HOW it drives is important as looks, might I suggest the same stylist’s work for Citroen, the BX.
      http://www.autominded.net/brochure/citroen/bx0203.jpg

    2. Preludacris Avatar

      Holy sweet mother of… my Prelude!

  6. desmo Avatar

    Porsche Panamera

  7. Ernest Avatar

    Porsche 968.

    1. Rob Emslie Avatar

      DING! DING! DING! We have ourselves a winnah!

    2. Rover 1 Avatar

      A symphony of wandering ‘shut’ lines.
      http://www.moibbk.com/images/porsche-968-10.jpg

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