1938 Auto Union Type D Grand Prix racer
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In the original image (mouseover image for the original photograph), the car was painstakingly selected from the background, effectively eliminating the onlookers and the very distracting surroundings, then 'placed' in a tranquil, mountain setting. Techniques used included magnetic and polygonal lasso, clone tool, matting, layers and masking.

• Grand Prix class race car designed by Ferdinand Porsche.
• Specs: 60° V12 producing 420 bhp at 7,000 rpm (10,000 rpm redline) and in supercharged form, producing 550 bph. Weight 1874 lbs.
• Driven by Tazi Nuvolari and Hans Stuck (following death of Rosemeyer). Hillclimb version had dual rear wheels.
• Light years ahead of its time, not to mention drop-dead gorgeous.