dWRENCHED SPECIAL


























Choppers, hot rods, muscle cars or any other automotive custom machine have only one thing in common, mainly. The need for speed. Or the rider's need to go FAST.

Let's take a different look of that need and twist it a bit. That need for speed can be accomplished and satisfied thanks to either a crazy number of horses,  hp's , or thru aerodynamics.

The Arrow Plane is a very good example of  aerodynamics. ruling over the hp''s criteria.

Built in 1932, the Arrow Plane is one of a kind. It's a precursor to the six McQuay-Norris streamliners (like the one pictured below).

 




















''Hill Auto Metal Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, built both the Arrow Plane and the McQuay-Norrises and allegedly used the Arrow Plane, commissioned by Chicagoan Lyman Voelpel, as a testbed for the McQuay-Norrises.''

''Like its successors, the Arrow Plane used quite a few Ford parts, including a Ford engine. Unlike its successors, the Arrow Plane used a simple few gauges and a Ford four-cylinder fitted with a Miller overhead-camshaft conversion (instead of a V-8). Voelpel specified that the engine be mounted in the rear of the car and drive the front wheels.''






























The result is stunning. I think that this really qualifies as dWRENCHED. Beautiful Art Deco Automotive machine.  The Arrow Plane is located in Mesa, Arizona.

Pictures & quotes by : blog hemmings

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