cutaway drawing
Move the pointer over the numbers in the drawing
to access the legend
Tap a circle to access the legend
tap anywhere else to cancel
Ultrasonic videoscan unit; allowing the driver to bring into vision any one of his 88
operative agents at any given moment and allowing contact and reports to be made;
this also acts as a homing location finder (see below)
Friction-free float steering which enables the front wheel drive
to swivel on its axis and escape in the opposite direction
Infra-red high power headlamps to cut through
fog for first-rate night vision in any conditions
Electric eye reflector to guide self pilot
Self-seal tyres filled with ionised air which expands and contracts with the outside
temperature, keeping up a constant pressure; made of revolutionary rubberized
plastic — super hard,super pliable
Ultra-gyro spin drive wheel; can be switched on to give extra
application of power allowing car to reach 500 m.p.h.
Stabiliser vent to keep car road-bound at high speed
Sun and air vent; also used as ejector escape hatch
Seats filled with durable liquid foam which sucks passenger into seat
and holds him by aquamagnetic suction in event of a collision
Secret compartment and air suction unit; fins attatched to crossbar act as stabilisers,
anti-electro attack and high-powered antennae for radar communication units
Air intake
Mist is fed from auto-self Venetian pretor flaps, spraying
around car to render it impervious to enemy attacks
Map-Auto, speaker receiver unit through which Loover keeps contact
with his operating agents and head office; agents send coded messages
Messages taped on auto recorder
Taped messages fed into brain-computer which translates message and vocalises it
Steering unit, fitted with electric eye through grille for self-pilot operation; buttons
on handle grips switch on ultra-gyro spin wheel and cut power in emergency stopping
— when power is cut the car slows swiftly
Monitor unit zeroes in on all working parts of the car, showing them on the screen; this
allows Loover to see when and where maintenance is needed and to test stress for later
Instruments showing speed, danger, charge, &c.
Control levers
Retractable tray containing micro units which are concealed within seat
Air conditioning — regulated to keep constant temperature inside the car
High-frequency switch unit
Television screen on which the position, location and activity
of any agent is relayed to Loover immediately (see above)
Extra-sensory grid – relaying any unusual noises outside or inside the car
wind generator
Special wind generator: the intake of wind at speed builds up energy
and is piped through the car to the engines; generates enough power
to propel the car along at great speed without petrol
Wind inductors, inducing the wind into the fin
Super-sensitive plastic stops any energy being lost
front elevation
front elevation
back elevation
back elevation
side elevation
side elevation

Technical specifications originally published in Joe 90 1968 Annual

Sam's car
Technical Specifications
name: Sam Loover's car
description: All win agents are issued with an assignment car — each car specially designed to aid the agent in every possible way. Sam Loover's is no different. Housed within its guise as an American slim-lined convertible, is intricate equipment to keep Loover in constant contact on his toughest assignment.
designer: Derek Meddings