Codenamed RD 001, the Hurricane is a midengine, rear-wheel drive, two-seat sports car that used technology that was years ahead of its time.

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The Hurricane's V8 engine offered advanced design components such as the four-barrel carburetor--a feature that wouldn't be seen on a production 253ci Holden V8 until the late 1970s.

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The 42-year-old concept car, codenamed RD 001, debuted at the 1969 Melbourne Motor Show.

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The Hurricane used advanced technologies and techniques when it came to the power train. It was powered by an experimental 4.2-liter (253-cubic-inch) V8 that was a precursor to the Holden V8 engine program that entered production in late 1969.

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