They don’t make ’em like they used to. Especially when it comes to automobiles and the car features that they possess. In many regards, that’s a good thing. Fuel efficiency has improved, electric cars roam city streets, satellite radio is awesome, safety has increased. That being said, vintage cars have a certain style and cool that is lacking in modern vehicles. Features such as the colors were brighter, the bodies were more distinct, and the details went on the exterior, not on the digital dashboard.
So many classic television shows were known for their memorable cars. Every time we see a Corvette cruise on Route 66 we get tingly. Here are 13 trends we wish would come back in auto manufacturing. Which car features do you miss most?
From the rockets of Oldsmobile to leaping marlins and jaguars, these beautiful statues led you on towards the horizon.
They turn your car into a tuxedo.
The more rocket-like, the better.
A donut on the side door is old, old school, but we’re fond of the spares on the rears of old Lincolns as well.
When you pushed those presets, you had to really push those presets.
Who has more than seven favorite stations anyway?
They don’t all need be “Nassau Plaid.”
We just miss being able to lie down flat in a car.
Well, those legendary Chevys of the 1950s dubbed it “Larkspur Blue.”
Still, why do new cars have to be color of rocks and coffee?
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