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Roadster (automobile)

Index Roadster (automobile)

A roadster (spider or spyder) is an open two-seat car with emphasis on sporting appearance or character. [1]

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A. J. Watson


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Alfa Romeo Spider

The Alfa Romeo Spider (105/115 series) is a roadster produced by the Italian manufacturer Alfa Romeo from 1966 to 1993—with small run of 1994 models for the North American market.

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Ariel Atom

The Ariel Atom is a road legal high performance sports car made by the Ariel Motor Company based in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, and under licence in North America by TMI Autotech, Inc.

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Austin 7

The Austin 7 is an economy car that was produced from 1922 until 1939 in the United Kingdom by Austin.

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Barchetta, which translates as "little boat" in Italian, is a term used by Italian car manufacturers for two-seat sports cars with either an open top or convertible roof.

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Bill Vukovich

William John Vukovich Sr. (December 13, 1918 – May 30, 1955) was an American automobile racing driver.

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The E36/7/8 BMW Z3 is the second generation of the BMW Z range of two-seater sports cars, produced from 1995 to 2002.

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Bob Sweikert

Robert Charles 'Bob' Sweikert (May 20, 1926 – June 17, 1956) was an American racing driver, best known as the winner of the 1955 Indianapolis 500 and the 1955 National Championship, as well as the 1955 Midwest Sprint car championship - the only driver in history to sweep all three in a single season.

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Bugatti Royale

The Bugatti Type 41, better known as the Royale, is a large luxury car built from 1927 to 1933 with a 4.3 m (169.3 in) wheelbase and 6.4 m (21 ft) overall length.

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Cadillac Allanté

The Cadillac Allanté is a two-door, two-seater luxury roadster produced by Cadillac from 1987 until 1993.

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Cadillac V-16

The Cadillac V-16 (also known as the Cadillac Sixteen) was Cadillac's top-of-the-line model from its January 1930 launch until 1940.

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Caterham 7

The Caterham 7 (or Caterham Seven) is a super-lightweight sports car produced by Caterham Cars in the United Kingdom.

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A convertible or cabriolet is a passenger car that can be driven with or without a roof in place.

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A dashboard (also called dash, instrument panel (IP), or fascia) is a control panel located directly ahead of a vehicle's driver, displaying instrumentation and controls for the vehicle's operation.

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Delahaye automobile was an automotive manufacturing company founded by Émile Delahaye in 1894, in Tours, France, his home town.

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Duesenberg Motors Company (sometimes referred to as "Duesy") was an American manufacturer of race cars and luxury automobiles.

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Duesenberg Model J

The Duesenberg Model J is a luxury automobile made by Duesenberg.

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Ford Model T

The Ford Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie, Leaping Lena, or flivver) is an automobile produced by Ford Motor Company from October 1, 1908, to May 26, 1927.

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Frank Kurtis

Frank Kurtis, born Frank Peter Kuretich (January 25, 1908 – February 17, 1987), was an American racing car designer.

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Gordon Johncock

Gordon Johncock (born August 5, 1936, in Hastings, Michigan) is an American former racing driver, best known as a two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 and the 1976 USAC Marlboro Championship Trail champion.

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Honda S2000

The Honda S2000 is a roadster that was manufactured by Japanese company Honda from 1999 to 2009.

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Indianapolis 500

The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, United States, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Jim Hurtubise

James Hurtubise (December 5, 1932 – January 6, 1989) was an American race car driver who raced in USAC Champ Cars (including the Indianapolis 500), as well as sprint cars and stock cars (USAC and NASCAR).

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Karl Ludvigsen

Karl Ludvigsen (born 24 April 1934, Kalamazoo, Michigan).

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Mazda MX-5

The Mazda MX-5, released as the Mazda MX-5 Miata in North America and as the Eunos Roadster or Mazda Roadster in Japan, is a lightweight two-seater roadster with a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout.

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Mercedes-Benz R107 and C107

The Mercedes-Benz R107 and C107 are automobiles which were produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1971 through 1989, being the second longest single series ever produced by the automaker, after the G-Class.

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The MGB is a two-door sports car manufactured and marketed by the British Motor Corporation (BMC), later British Leyland, as a four-cylinder, soft-top roadster from 1962 until 1980.

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MG T-type

The MG T series is a range of body-on-frame open two-seater sports cars with very little weather protection that were produced by MG from 1936 to 1955.

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Mid-engine design

A mid-engine layout describes the placement of an automobile engine between the rear and front axles.

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Morgan Motor Company

The Morgan Motor Company is a family-owned British motor car manufacturer that was founded in 1910 by Henry Frederick Stanley Morgan.

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Morgan Roadster

The Morgan Roadster is a model produced by the Morgan Motor Company.

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Opel Speedster

The Opel Speedster is a British built mid-engined, targa-topped, two seat sports car sold by the German automaker Opel, introduced in July 2000.

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Roadster (bicycle)

A roadster bicycle, Encyclopædia Britannica - Frames.

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Roadster utility

A roadster utility — also known as a "roadster pickup" or "light delivery" — is an automobile with an open-topped roadster body and a rear cargo bed.

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Rumble seat

A rumble seat (American English), dicky seat, dickie seat or dickey seat (British English), also called a mother-in-law seat, is an upholstered exterior seat which folded into the rear of a coach, carriage, or early automobile.

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Running board

A running board or footboard is a narrow step fitted under the side doors of a tram ('''cable car''', trolley, or streetcar in North America), car, or truck.

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SAE International

SAE International, initially established as the Society of Automotive Engineers, is a U.S.-based, globally active professional association and standards developing organization for engineering professionals in various industries.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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A Tonneau in automotive terminology is an area of a car or truck open at the top.

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Touring car

A touring car is an open car seating four or more.

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Triumph Roadster

The Triumph Roadster is an automobile which was produced by Britain's Standard Motor Company from 1946 to 1949.

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Triumph TR4

The Triumph TR4 is a sports car produced by the British Triumph Motor Company from 1961 to 1965, the succeessor to the TR3A.

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United States Auto Club

The United States Auto Club (USAC) is one of the sanctioning bodies of auto racing in the United States.

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1952 Indianapolis 500

The 36th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday, May 30, 1952.

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1955 Indianapolis 500

The 39th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, May 30, 1955.

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1956 Indianapolis 500

The 40th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday, May 30, 1956.

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1957 Indianapolis 500

The 41st International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Thursday, May 30, 1957.

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1958 Indianapolis 500

The 42nd International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday, May 30, 1958.

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1959 Indianapolis 500

The 43rd International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 30, 1959.

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1961 Indianapolis 500

The 45th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana on Tuesday, May 30, 1961.

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1963 Indianapolis 500

The 47th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana on Thursday, May 30, 1963.

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1964 Indianapolis 500

The 48th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana on Saturday, May 30, 1964.

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1965 Indianapolis 500

The 49th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana on Monday, May 31, 1965.

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1968 Indianapolis 500

The 52nd International 500 Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana on Thursday May 30, 1968.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roadster_(automobile)

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