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Fifties stylish American cars

decade of dazzle

by Henry Rasmussen

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Published by Motorbooks International in Osceola, Wis., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Automobiles -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesDecade of dazzle.
      Statementphotography by Henry Rasmussen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL23 .R37 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p. :
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2385281M
      ISBN 10087938249X
      LC Control Number87014187

      s American automobile culture has had an enduring influence on the culture of the United States, as reflected in popular music, major trends from the s and mainstream acceptance of the "hot rod" American manufacturing economy switched from producing war-related items to consumer goods at the end of World War II, and by the end of the s, one in six working Americans were. The American cars, however, have lasted through the years, and still run perfectly today. For most Cubans, this is their main source of revenue, since they can operate a taxicab, taking tourists around, and taking in up to $50/day in an economy where the average Cuban makes $ a month.

      Hudson who had been making cars since was forced to merge with Nash Motors by late and form the American Motors Company (AMC). Kaiser-Frazer after having phased out Frazer models by the end of acquires Willys Overland Motors in but succumbs to market pressure and moves its operations to Argentina where it continues to sell cars.   For our purposes, we've decided that to qualify as American, a vehicle must be assembled in the United States with at least 50 percent of its parts supplied from North America.

      The result was the Buick Riviera, which rightfully earned its place as one of the more stylish luxury cars s. 5. Studebaker Avanti Studebaker was one of America’s last independent car manufacturers in the 60s, and its legacy lived on in the Avanti decades after the brand : Garrett Parker. American cars have had a long and rich tradition both in the United States and throughout the world. Famous for their muscle vehicles, but also for the classic ones, the American made cars list boasts on 3 companies and at least 9 important companies that have made history over the years.


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