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    Diana Dors Sportscar to be Autioned

    14 August 2010 Last updated at 15:29 GMT



    Diana Dors sports car to be sold

    Called curvaceous, like its former owner
    A sports car once owned by the late British actress Diana Dors could fetch up to 4 million ($6m) at a Californian auction on Saturday, organisers say.
    The 1949 Delahaye Roadster, which some have dubbed as the most beautiful car in the world, was given to Dors when she was 17.
    The sky blue car has been described by auctioneers as "extravagant and outrageous - a rolling sculpture".
    Dors, who was seen as the British Marilyn Monroe, died in 1984 aged 52.
    Born Diana Mary Fluck, Dors became known as a 1950s blonde sex symbol, but was also well-respected for her acting skills.
    RM auctioneers said the car was curvaceous, sexy and flamboyant, just like its former owner.
    'Most extravagant'
    Dors was one of Britain's most glamorous stars
    The car is one of only 150 Roadsters made, and only one of 51 of its specific model - the 175S - and is expected to attract a lot of interest from car collectors around the world.
    The company stopped production in 1951 as it found there was little demand for such extravagance during that post-war period.
    When Dors first received the car, she did not even have a driving licence.
    At 20, she became the youngest owner of a Rolls-Royce in the UK - a reflection of her success at an early age.
    After she died, the car changed ownership several times and has in recent years been restored to its former condition.
    In its catalogue listing, RM Auctions says the Roadster - which has a top speed of 70mph - can "easily claim to being the most extravagant and beautiful coachbulit car in existence".


    Source- www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada

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    It's definitely a serious and fabulous work of art, so much so, i'm dribbling (and it's not age related)



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    wouldn't give it shed room .

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    I definitively would ...


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    Young or old version???


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    And that's probably the way she looks now




    So what do you think ?

    Then or now ?

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    I guess now we understand why some people prefer cars to women ...

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    mmm, I'll go for the car; she has always been a bit lumpy for me... (says the fat, ugly, spotty, git ).

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    Much prefer this version:


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    She was such a babe when she was young, but never looked after herself and descended into this surreal, obese parody. Died in her early 50s.

    But the car is an absolute beauty isn't it? I reckon Clive Cussler will be battling the Rainbow Sheikh for that one.

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    She grew up on the same street that I did

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    ^ did you peak through her window?





    Very lovely car...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bettyboo View Post
    ^ did you peak through her window?
    I was only 10 when she died, and she'd moved long before that anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Lick
    Born Diana Mary Fluck, Dors became known as a 1950s blonde sex symbol,
    As a cruel joke I would have named her Ivana when she was born.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent_Smith View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Lick
    Born Diana Mary Fluck, Dors became known as a 1950s blonde sex symbol,
    As a cruel joke I would have named her Ivana when she was born.
    Apparently some vicar was so flustered about mispronouncing her name, he introduced her as "Diana Clunt".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Lick View Post
    14 August 2010 Last updated at 15:29 GMT



    Diana Dors sports car to be sold

    Called curvaceous, like its former owner
    A sports car once owned by the late British actress Diana Dors could fetch up to 4 million ($6m) at a Californian auction on Saturday, organisers say.

    They were a bit optimistic. The car has sold for only $3m (1.9 m)

    BBC News - Diana Dors sports car fetches $3m at auction

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