1955

How Chevrolet sold full-sizes, midsizes, compacts, and SUVs all with the same footprint as a 1955 Bel Air – Jeff Koch @Hemmings

The 1955 Chevrolet is the right sized car for America. Don’t believe me? Then why does America keep buying cars that take up its footprint? The size is perfect: It’s large enough to seat who you need to, six in… Read More ›

1955 Woodill Wildfire Wins “Car of the Exhibition” at Stuttgart Retro Classic – Geoffrey Hacker @UndiscoveredClassics

1955 Woodill Wildfire I first wrote about this Wildfire when it was spotted at the 2014 Retromobile Show in Paris, France. Click here to Read About The Woodill Wildfire Discovery in Paris France Since then we have become friends with… Read More ›

1955: Chrysler’s All-Transistor Mopar Car Radio – Rick Hirsh @AllPar.com

Chrysler and Philco announced that they had developed and produced the world’s first all-transistor car radio in the April 28, 1955, edition of the Wall Street Journal. Chrysler made the all-transistor car radio, Mopar model 914HR, available as an option in Fall 1955 for its new line of 1956 Chrysler and Imperial cars, which hit the… Read More ›

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