As a visual development artist I collect reference materials a lot. Like this very clip which inspired pretty much several vehicles I did some time ago for a Red Bull project. In one of my next postings I'll give an example of exactly how, in detail, those "retrofuturish" things affect my design work.
By the by, this here is one of my all time favourites, the Bugatti Atlantic. They only built 3 or 4 of them: Click here for the YouTube clip