No other era in automotive history is as revered as the 1950s, when Detroit was the center of the auto world and the American V-8 was king of the road. With hundreds of color photos of beautiful restorations and a collection of rare archival photos, Dennis Adler has compiled a detailed history of the emerging postwar American auto industry.Rk.ht ANtagt; omagt;srn In 1 955, the revolutionary new V-H- powered Chevrolet Bel Air challenged the industry-leading Ford V-H for the first time ever. ... Pontiaca#39;s new two-barrel V-S was originally offered with either standard or high- compression cylinder heads. ... Later in the 1955 model year, Ia#39;ontiac issued another, more powerful high-compression V-H breathing through a ... We were redesigning cars every year and we didna#39;t spend a lot of time on the understructure or running gear.
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