Blip: Someone Needs A Globe

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Welcome to a new week! This one is so new, it still has that little plastic friction-stick clear cover on it I DO NOT WANT YOU TO REMOVE! Also, one of my son’s favorite cars is a VW-based, Porsche 356-challenging Denzel, so that’s why this is here. Also, on this old TOPPS collector card, they made a mistake: it’s from Austria, not Australia. So close.

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Senior Editor, Jalopnik • Running: 1973 VW Beetle, 2006 Scion xB, 1990 Nissan Pao, 1991 Yugo GV Plus, 2020 Changli EV • Not-so-running: 1977 Dodge Tioga RV (also, buy my book!: https://rb.gy/udnqhh)

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After the first prototype, the Denzel Washington, they went on to build the Denzel Lincoln and the Denzel Taft, and did OK with the Lincoln, but the Taft was a flop. Their corporate death-knell came shortly after this, when they tried to revive their past glory with the Denzel Trump. The rest is history.