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Steve McQueen's Powerful Buggy Up For Auction

Steve McQueen's Powerful Buggy Up For Auction
Steve McQueen's Powerful Buggy Up For Auction

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Bonhams will auction off a buggy created for the 1968 film The Thomas Crown Affair in March 2020. It was on it that the famous actor Steve McQueen drove, who played the main role.

Steve McQueen's powerful buggy up for auction
Steve McQueen's powerful buggy up for auction
Steve McQueen's powerful buggy up for auction
Steve McQueen's powerful buggy up for auction
  • The buggy with a fiberglass body is built on a shortened Volkswagen Beetle chassis. In the late 1960s, similar beach cars were made by many companies in the United States, but this particular instance was equipped with a 2.7-liter boxer "six" from the Chevrolet Corvair and a four-speed "mechanics". The engine, which half sticks out from the outside, is boosted to 230 horsepower.
  • California studio Con Ferr, which worked on the buggy, additionally installed oversized rear wheels. The result is a 500kg car with a power-to-weight ratio of supercars.

  • Steve McQueen himself was directly involved in the finalization of the car, and on the set of the film he always drove it himself, without stuntmen. And this is how it was:

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