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Friday, November 20, 2020

Adams Brothers M-505 Probe 16

What a weird car willing to be talking about right now? Is this a real car? At first glance, many said that the shape was impractical because this car absolutely has no doors. Then how can we access the cockpit? Of course, it is a real car, and You can hop into the car's cockpit via a sliding glass roof. But at least its unique design was enough to illustrate that this is a futuristic car design with advanced features that are said to be inspired by the beauty of women's curves.
The Adams Brothers M-505 Probe 16 / Durango 95 from A Clockwork Orange, on display at the Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition held at the Design Museum of London from April 26 until September 17, 2019. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/35wOzsK)
This unique car that has sexy body curves was built by Adams Brothers, a British-based automotive manufacturer and is owned by the two brothers of former Marcos automotive designer named Dennis Adams and Peter Adams. This sexy car is named Adams Brothers Probe 16 and known to be built in limited numbers, only 3 units in the 1969 as 'an investigation into extremes of styling' with an internal code M-505.
The Adams Brothers M-505 Probe 16 / Durango 95 from A Clockwork Orange built as 'an investigation into extremes of styling'. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/3pxjnS5)
As time went by, the Adams Brothers M-505 better known as the Durango 95, but that has nothing to do with the Dodge Durango. Yes, actually this sexy car was born long before the Dodge Durango model was existed. And the name mentioned above is just a fictional name given after this unique-shaped car appeared in Stanley Kubrick's film titled A Clockwork Orange in 1971.
The Adams Brothers M-505 Probe 16 / Durango 95 from A Clockwork Orange is powered by a mid-mounted Austin 1800 upgrade engine. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/3pxjnS5)
This car designer said, that the design of this car is partly inspired by the curves of the female body. However, it is not known to what extent it inspired the designer when they started designing this car. Can you assess it? Furthermore, this sexy British car is powered by a mid-mounted Austin 1800 upgrade engine. So, this unique car is about 34 inches tall and uses wheels measuring 10" at the front while 13" at the rear.
And the three units of the produced car consisted is known that the first car with chassis number AB/2 with a license plate MJO 145H was sold to Jimmy Webb, an American songwriter. The second one with chassis number AB/3 with a plate number PWV 222H was sold to Jack Bruce, the bassist of the band Cream who then gave it to co-band member of Bruce & Laing, Corky Laing as a birthday present. The third, with the AB/4 chassis, has a JFB 220H license plate owned by Robin Gibbons. Those three cars are still in existence today with different owners. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | THE DRIVE | CARBUZZ | WIKIPEDIA | BONHAM ]
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