Norman E. Timbs Buick Streamliner 

  • built in USA
  • 1948
  • 200 HP
 
The streamliner's chic elegance was a rarity in America, even if was outdated by post-war standards.
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It took him over two years to finish and the resulting chic roadster was good enough for cover of Motor Trend as well as features in Mechanix Illustrated, Popular Mechanics and Motor Life.
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Data points Key details of the Norman E. Timbs Buick Streamliner

Number built

Buick Streamliner
1 car
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Horsepower

Buick Streamliner
200 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Norman E. Timbs Buick Streamliner

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Leading up to this design, Mr. Timbs had worked as an Indy 500 designer on cars such as the Blue Crown Specials which won Indy several times.
Mechanical engineer Norman E. Timbs created this dramatic streamliner in the 1940s which in many ways was the ultimate American hot rod.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Norman E. Timbs
Type of car Concept car
Year 1948
Number built 1 car

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional

engine

Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,300 lb
Height 39 in
Wheelbase 115 in

design

Chief designer Norman Timbs

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.5 lb/hp
Maximum hp 200 HP
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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