Today's cars are faster, safer, more luxurious and get better gas mileage-

BUT THEY DON'T EVEN COME CLOSE ON LOOKS!

When Detroit Was In It's Full Glory

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1956 Ford Thunderbird

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1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible

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1960 Plymouth Fury

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1959 Chevrolet Impala 2Dr hardtop

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1956 Ford Fairlane Victoria

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1958 Cadillac Series 62 Sedan

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1960 Lincoln Continental Mark V Four Door Landau

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1957 Buick Roadmaster 2 Door Hardtop

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1957 Lincoln Premiere four-door Landau

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1959 Buick 2 Door Convertible

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1959 Edsel Citation
Ford lost $350 million ($1.55 billion in 2009 dollars) on the Edsel venture.

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1958 De Soto

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1959 Mercury Colony Park Country Cruiser

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1958 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special

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1958 Dodge Custom Sierra

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1949 Oldsmobile 88

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1959 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

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1949 Kaiser Virginian

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1960 Imperial Crown Convertible

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1953 Studebaker Commander

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1949 Pontiac Four Door

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1960 Chevrolet Impala Four Door Hardtop

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1959 Mercury Four Door Hardtop

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1955 Oldsmobile Super 88 Two-Door Sedan

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1957 Mercury Turnpike Cruiser

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1954 Mercury Sun Valley

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1960 Chrysler Valiant

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1960 De Soto Fireflite

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1960 Chevrolet Corvair

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1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz

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1960 Mercury Colony Park Country Cruiser

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1956 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe de Ville

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1957 Dodge Royal Lancer

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1960 Dodge Dart Pioneer

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1957 Lincoln Premiere

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1960 Dodge Polara Matador

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1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible

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1950 Studebaker Starlight