In Anaconda there is one original example of the most gorgeous American car ever and unfortunately it is red, which happens to be the worst color for any car ever (sorry red car lovers, but blecch).It is also, as its owner will enthusiastically tell you, for sale with a price tag of $40,000, last time he tried to talk me into buying it anyway. Looks like it's been marked down to $34,000. Still a little out of reach.
If the badges haven't given it away yet, it's a Studebaker Avanti, a '63. This fiberglass dream was Studebaker's hail mary pass and it failed.
The Avanti was designed by Raymond Loewy, who designed a lot of things you didn't even realize were designed, exactly, from the Lucky Strike logo to the color scheme on Air Force One.
Another thing about Avantis is that they are amazingly fast. Like, nearly 200 miles per hour fast, for turbocharged versions at least (this one ain't one).
So anyway, if you all are having trouble securing funds for that Schwimmwagen I've been asking for, I'll take this thing as a consolation present. Just please get it painted first.