Heavily infuenced by the streamliners from the 30's. Very cool. It could stand to loose the eyelids but other thamn that it draws on some pretty cool historical influences. I'd imagine that with a little checking you'd find great significance in the name as well.
EDIT: sorry, not the stream liners but the cars that led directly to them that dominated racing for years in the 30's. Cars like this.
Doubt it, what about the Fiat Multipla, Renault Avantime, or the Nissan Micra. And those are actually production cars, look 'em up. I think you will find that they take the cake.
As for the Rosemeyer, I think it's beautiful. It is sculpted and bold and designed single-mindedly to do one thing. It is designed to go unbelievably fast, just as it's namesake did in the 30's. Study pre-WWII Auto Union's and Mercede's, you will find amazing motoring feats. They had technology far ahead of it's time.
Bernd Rosemeyer himself was a rocket. Sadly, he died in an Auto Union streamliner in 1938 while setting a speed record in Germany. He was driving at 270 MPH when a crosswind threw his car off the track. Look it up, it is a fascinating history and a bold car.