1959 Bocar XP-5 ‘Meister Bräuser III’ Heads to Auction

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This gorgeous example of American engineering, the 1959 Bocar XP-5 ‘Meister Bräuser III’, is heading to auction at RM Sotheby’s’ upcoming August Monterey sale coinciding with the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

The Bocar XP-5 was designed and built by Bob CarnesBocar in early 1959. It was the fifth car from the designer, who started building his own cars just one year prior in 1958.

The XP-5 is based on a chromoly steel space frame, sits on torsion-bar suspension from a...