Monday, February 28, 2011
At a time of real development in the way cars were produced and looked with the excess of the 60’s to the wedge of the 70’s the Mantis was left with a very awkward look that only a mother would love. Some cars have that "forgot to add in the design strage" aspect about then, the fog lights on a Mk2 VW Scirocco is a perfect example, but looking at this car alot seemed to have been forgotton.
I must add to this as I have just had the pleasure of seeing one of these in the flesh and I must say I was quite taken by it, yes is awkward looking but in the flesh and in a field of other classic cars it stands out and in the right way.
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