Detroit Dream Cars

Detroit Dream Cars

by John Heilig
     
 

Since 1945, American automakers have built concept cars to showcase futuristic styles, new engine technologies, and advanced amenities. This retrospective examines over half a century of concept cars from all "Big Three," as well as "orphan" automakers which have come and gone. Models featured include: the 1951 Buick XP-300; 1953 Buick Wildcat and Oldsmobile… See more details below

Overview

Since 1945, American automakers have built concept cars to showcase futuristic styles, new engine technologies, and advanced amenities. This retrospective examines over half a century of concept cars from all "Big Three," as well as "orphan" automakers which have come and gone. Models featured include: the 1951 Buick XP-300; 1953 Buick Wildcat and Oldsmobile Starfire; the Chrysler Norseman which sank with the Andrea Doria in 1956; the 1963 Chrysler Turbine; AMC's AMX/2 and AMX/3; the 1995 Chrysler Atlantic; and many more. Also featured are concept cars which in recent years have gone directly into production virtually unchanged, including the Dodge Viper, Plymouth Prowler, and Chrysler PT Cruiser.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760308387
Publisher:
Motorbooks
Publication date:
09/01/1901
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.32(w) x 10.66(h) x 0.38(d)

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