30 Sep '11, 8pm

Have you seen the @MagnoliaSpecial? - now that's one fine lookin' NGV!

Have you seen the @MagnoliaSpecial? - now that's one fine lookin' NGV!

I cannot emphasize enough the importence of spreading the message of green cars beyond the normal crowd of granola-eaters and early adapters. But to make green appeal to the masses takes more than high MPG and clean air; it takes sexy, attention-grabbing cars like the one-off Magnolia Special, a hand-built hot rod running on natural gas. Built and designed by J.T. Nesbitt , a motorcycle designer from New Orleans, the Magnolia Special is one part classic car, one part modern means of conveyance. Under the hood is the legendary 4.2 liter inline-six from the Jagaur E-type, though the styling definitely evokes the roadsters of the 1920’s and 30’s. Unlike most CNG vehicles, which require bulky CNG tanks displacing a lot of cargo and passenger space, the Magnolia Special has the CNG tanks built into the body of the car. This adds both rigidity to the structure, and allows for mo...

Full article: http://gas2.org/2011/09/29/hand-built-vintage-roadster-ru...

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