A few months ago, while the rest of the automotive world was glued to their streaming devices watching the Goodwood Festival of Speed, I was walking around the hills of Detroit’s Camp Dearborn for the Battle of the Brits.
Sadly, like quite a few people on this side of the pond, I wasn’t able to join Fancy Kristen and other motoring enthusiasts in Britain this past week to join in the tweed-colored, brilliant madness that is the Goodwood Revival. I wouldn’t’ve fit in anyway: too many Blipshift shirts, not enough suspenders. But there…
NSU RO80 Combi
This thing exists.
I can’t remember ever seeing a Prinz before.
Your correspondent finds himself in Paris for the weekend and so thoughts turn to matters French.
Yes, it’s an NSU Quickly. The yellow margarine tub behind the seat is the luggage space.
When somebody brings up the rotary engine, the mind naturally wanders to Mazda, but it was German based NSU Motorenwerke AG (later absorbed into Audi/VW) that allowed engineering genius Felix Wankel to design and release the first production rotary engine in an automobile.
It's so cuuuuuuuuuuuuuute