Bobby Darrin's Dream Car
The futuristic custom was designed by clothing designer Andy Di Dia and Bobby Darrin in 1953. The seven-year build was completed in 1960, and according to Ed Roth, it was this car that gave him the idea for the bubble top on the Beatnik Bandit.
After the DiDia dream car was built, Lew Wolff and a friend modified the car with a more modern two leaf rear suspension, replacing the almost undriveable early Ford torque tube traverse spring set Clarkaiser used. They had to build a tunnel for the driveshaft.
August 20, 2017 the Bobby Darrin Dream Car was shown along with nine other one-off creations at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. It wase shown in a special class called "American Dream Cars of the 1960s."
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