Motor Trend - 1955

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May
Road Tests - '55 Chrysler New Yorker; '55 Oldsmobile Super 88; '55 Lincoln Capri Features - The Big Secret - The New Continental; Drive To Survive; Progress On Wheels: Disc Brakes; Slushpumps Aren't Spendthrifts; The Daytona Story; Gold In The Streets; The Touring Car - Chorus And Swan Song; Do It Yourself - Car Complexion Care; Surrey With No Fringe On Top - HRG Mark II; Driving Around With Walt Woron; Customizing For Safety; Aufpassen, VW! Departments - Editorial; Letters; Spotlight On Detroit; Glove Compartments; Car Owners Library; Motor Melange; Classic Comments; Technical Service; Sell 'N' Swap; Motoring Trends
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July Contents - Road Tests - '55 Buick Special & Roadmaster (Looks and expensive feel characterize both cars); '55 Nash Ambassador V8 (U.S. travelers' "home away from home" is now surer and fleeter) Features - Solving The Ride Riddle (Detroit has gotten itself into a quandary. You are the one who can pull it out, if you will); The Steam Car Could Come Back (Last month we considered the sad side of steam power. Here's a 2nd look at this fascinating fable); Truck Trends (Are trucks one of the proving grounds for engineering inovations on passenger cars? Here are some new truck developments); Five-Cylinder Folly (Some think so, but this radial engine sport car is a gold mine of ingenious new features); Diogenes In The Showroom (An ex-dealer bares his soul); What Is A Classic? (How to win a restorable classic in MT's new contest); The Brash And The Beautiful (In unpredictable mood, MT's artist Don Fell runs the gamut from simple dechroming to a forecast of cars to come); Whatever Happened To...?(A survey of vanished wonders on the automobile scene); Something Old, Something New (The A.C. Ace imported sports car); Gas Turbine Car For Indy?; Driving Around With Walt Woron (Impressions of the Citroen 2CV, the Porsche 1500 Speedster, a mail-order car and a Maserati); Seats Need Strapping, Too; Do It Yourself - Installing A Radio; Do It Yourself - Power Those Brakes; Asymmetric Abarth; The Passing Of The Tailpipe; General Specifications - U.S. Cars The Cover - MT's art director, Al Isaacs, illustrates our article on ride (page 18) with an intriguing design of various suspension system components. Departments - Editorial; Letters; Spotlight On Detroit; Glove Compartment; Motoring Trends; Car Owners Library; Classic Comments; Technical Service; Motor Melange; Sell 'N' Swap
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September Contents - Road Tests - '55 Packard 400 (Past dignity forgotten, Packard offers a colorful package to luxury buyers); '55 Studebaker Champion (Studebaker's watchword is economy - Champ with overdrive has it) Features - The Top Cars Of 1955: The Easiest Car To Drive; The Hottest Car; The Most Economical Full-Sized Car; The Newest Concept In Motoring; The Best-Handling And Most Roadable Cars; New Mood In Mobile Music (No longer content with squawky, low-fidelity radios, ingenious motorists are exploring new trends in modern listening); Motor Trend Looks At Detroit Styling; How Detroit Styling Is Influenced; The Editors Look At Car Styling; Motor Trend Selects Best-Looking Cars Of 1955; Do-It-Yourself - Fix It With Fiberglas; On The Road With Duncan Hines (New England is the 1st stop on MT's culinary tour of the U.S.); Driving Around With Walt Woron (Impressions of a '21 Rumpler. Clocking a powerpack Plymouth and Studebaker's Speedster. Air-conditioned Nomad and Dodge. A blown Volkswagen); Tempted By A Trailer?; As The Clutch Goes, So Goes The Brake; Time vs. Speed (How can car A be going slower than car B when both get to the end of the drag strip at the same time?); Witness For The Defense; A Prediction Comes True The Cover - Who can doubt that the fantastic Ghia "X" shot by Bill Southworth at the '55 Turin Show in Italy, and Bill Flajole's "Forerunner", Ektachromed by Bob MacKenzie, will have a decided influence on future styling? Starting on page 35, MT brings you 9 pages on styling - including our top choice of the current domestic crop Departments - Editorial; Letters; Spotlight On Detroit; Motoring Trends; RPM; Car Owners Library; Classic Comments; Motor Melange; Technical Service; Sell 'N' Swap
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