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SEMA Heritage: America’s Most Beautiful Roadster—Twice

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Few cars have won the coveted America’s Most Beautiful Roadster (AMBR) trophy twice, but Bob Reisner’s wild custom, called the Invader, did just that 50—and 49—years ago.

In a way, it’s fitting that the car won the Oakland Roadster Show’s tall AMBR trophy twice, since Reisner built the show rod with a driveline times two: Twin 400-in. Pontiac engines were joined to two B&M Hydrostick transmissions, sending power to a pair of Jaguar rear ends. The four-wheel independent suspension also made use of Jaguar components and was sprung with two Girling coil-over shocks at each corner.

https://www.sema.org/sema-news/2017/01/americas-most-beautiful-roadster-twice