The ratings were 300/325 for 1957, when compression went to 10:1 and the line was again rebodied, emerging with blockier but still evolutionary styling inspired by the Orleans, Eldorado Brougham, and Park Avenue show cars of 1954-55.
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The current trend for “four door coupes” similar to the CLS from Mercedes and it is Passat mini are a revival of the fad this Buick assisted in: the four door hardtop.
Oldsmobile model ‘88' got its start in 1949. A high horsepower mid platform, stylish car and sedan. By 1958, the Oldsmobile had developed many sub models, Dynamic and Super. All the models had been Sedan or Holiday Coupe, Fiesta Wagon, Convertible and four door sedan.
Even though TTAC get scorns for high criticisms of mainstream vehicle, should it demands a standard in a $405,000 (as tested) car? Because the Phantom is inches from past times glory: the highest respected, finest crafted luxury vehicle before everyone thought about luxury vehicle upstarts like Lexus or Mercedes-Benz.
Inspired with the look of European sports cars, and envisioned as a rival to General Motor’s Corvette, the style of Ford’s Thunderbird progressed from notion to model in a year. A contest was held to name the inaugural 1955 model, just prior to it’s unveiling in 1954. Among the 5000 ideas received, “Thunderbird”