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MODELS AND PROTOTYPES
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PROTOTYPES AND MODELS
Large companies such as BMW still make full size clay models, made to look realistic. This helps them to design and develop top class cars.
A full size clay model of a BMW car.
Manufactured to help the designers further develop the car
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