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David H
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I believe Brooklin also did a version, but I don't have it.  


   
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David Green
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Yes David. Got a close look at one in Toronto in the mid 1960s. Got to sit in the driver seat but only in the used car lot. I had never seen one before but had a Muntz 4 track player in my  car at the time. I think the car originated as the Kurtis Kraft Sport in 1950 selling about 36. In 1951 Kurtis sold the rights to produce the car to Muntz who modified it slightly. He sold about 400 of them by 1954 when they were discontinued. I sat in the roadster version but I believe there was a hardtop.Engine of the one that I saw was a Lincoln but other Muntz had Cadillac engines. The original Kurtis Kraft was powered by Ford.


   
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John Quilter
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Yes, David I did see one decades ago at a car show in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.  

1950 Muntz Jet

John F. Quilter
Eugene, Oregon USA


   
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Bob Jackman
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Never saw a 1/1 but I do have the Brooklin version.


   
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John Merritt
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I have seen at least one-I posted photos of it a few years ago after the car show in 2019.

1950 Muntz Jet Hardtop Conv 2
1950 Muntz Jet Hardtop Conv 1

John Merritt
South Lyon, Michigan - USA


   
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John Kuvakas
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To see Brooklin's version, click here

John Kuvakas
Warrenton, VA


   
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Pete Rovero
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I've seen this one at the Petersen Auto Museum in Los Angeles.   It's part of their Vault tour.

Muntz Jet Petersen Vault

   
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Mike DeTorrice
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Nice ! That's a Muntz Jet, isn't it ? I think early models had a Cadillac V8 engine and then switched to  Lincoln V8. Not too many were built as the main business of the founder was TV sets, but they are great looking and fascinating cars.


   
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yes, I saw one a couple of years ago, stashed away in a garage close to where I live.


   
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Randy Rusk
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@jcarnutz Was this the car show at the Blueberry Festival?


   
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@jcarnutz Was this the car show at the Blueberry Festival?

No, it was the Concours d'Elegance of America at the Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan

John Merritt
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Steve Williams
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I saw one at the Amelia Island Concourse a few years ago thus this Brooklin in my collection.

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