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A modified version of a specialized South American AMC Rambler American, with air suspension, plastic hatchback, and ties to Juan Manuel Fangio.
What was life like in the 1966? Batman, beach parties, custom cars, and "lifestyle" activities all filtered down into this one Ford.
With a 320-horsepower V12 engine, the Felber Ferrari Beach Car would certainly go quickly. The swoop of the Beach Car's door says "Shellette"…but whereas the Shellette had practical wicker seats—and dashboard—the Beach Car features an interior that appears to be trimmed in blue leather.
Stuck in the middle? Maybe in a supercar it's expected, but what about in a compact coupe?