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Automotive Design in 1950 – 1970

World War II greatly influenced virtually every industry in America, not least, the auto industry. Automotive design finally emerged from the war with model years 1948-1949. General Motors Cadillac and Oldsmobile were the first post-war modern design to be introduced in America, including the ultra-luxury Cadillac Eldorado, which luxury after a long absence. Elsewhere, have Ferrari, Lancia, and others began to produce cars at the same time.

First production of the popular Ford F-Series trucks in 1948, and the continued production of Jeeps, a creation in time of war military to the civilian market. Other companies set up in competition 4×4 vehicles, although they were generally a little slower to catch on. SUV modern styles were created in the 1960s, the term “SUV” itself was invented by Toyota in 1960. The Land Rover was made in 1970.

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The Passion of Classic Cars

The world of vintage cars is one of the most underrated magic, however, excited about what is essentially a leisure activity. It is true that there are many professional services firms and companies operating in the field of classic cars, but for most, the industry is dominated by his enthusiastic supporters of its own passion for classic cars.

Some parameters and definitions are needed, which led to the first problem: what exactly is a classic car? And how do you begin to identify it? The answer is probably the favorite of the age that applies to all things of beauty and it’s just that everything is in the eye of the beholder.

person a classic is another pile of garbage, but there is no doubt that everyone knows a classic when we see one.

The first motor vehicles are now major parts of the museum, which is rarely the light of day. Delicate many relics of a bygone era and evoke feelings of affection and attachment to those who love them.
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The 70′s Classic Chevy Design

A classic Chevrolet in the traditional sense will actually cover many bases. But there is an old Chevy with a value of memories and classic that has been the introduction of the Monte Carlo 1970.

Monte Carlo 1970 was the brainchild of Mr. Elliot Estes (Pete), the car would be consideration for the Chevrolet Grand Prix 1969 Pontiac Grand. Pontiac had great success with the Pontiac Grand Prix in 1969, Chevrolet wanted to build on this success.

Chevrolet stylist in the 70′s Dave Holls taken from the Cadillac Eldorado, Chevrolet Chevelle, which produced the classic look muscular Chevy Monte Carlo. What emerged from this design was a two-door coupe with a classic style that lasts for six generations and make a comeback in 2012. Although these statistics are not likely to impress as much as 70, but the views are to provide 3 .4 L V6 2012, a model of accumulation.

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The Volkswagen Golf mk1

The Volkswagen Golf mk1 was first produced in April 1974 in Wolfsburg, Germany, offers a choice of three or five-door hatchback and 1.1 or 1.5-liter 4-speed change and the base trim levels S, L and LS.

Meanwhile, a group of engineers dedicated to working after hours in a sports car, car door sprightlier 3 with a 1.6 engine fuel injection produces about 110 horsepower! The Golf GTI, as would be known, was presented to heads of VW, while not sure it would sell soon after the oil crisis of the seventies loved the idea of ​​a model of niche sports.

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The Peugeot 404 Car for Family

The Peugeot 404 was a segment (general classification of the family car) D was produced between 1960 and 1975. Made by the French car manufacturers Peugeot basis, the 404 was designed by Italian car designer Pininfarina. The car was produced in Europe until 1978, with the 404 still produced in Kaduna (Nigeria) in 1989 under license. One point eight million 404 is produced in France, while two point eight cars were manufactured under license to develop markets where the car was a great success.

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Great Success of The Volkswagen Beetle

The Volkswagen Beetle is a robust and classic charm. Despite having no major changes in design, has not stopped a best-seller, and probably the most popular car in history. An estimated 20 million cars produced over 40 years. Even today, errors still occur in countries like Brazil and Mexico.

Three important personalities were responsible for the design of this car a great success. Believe it or not, the years 1930 and World War 2 was none other than the rogue dictator Adolf Hitler is said to have launched the idea of ​​a car that is affordable to the German working class. The second personality in the process was Ferdinand Porsche. He invented the unique location of air-cooled rear engine does. The third man to be given credit Heinz Nordhoff, who made it possible for vehicles to be produced. However, the untold story is that the company and the original design and production ideas were stolen from a German Jew after his original ideas and concepts expropriated tried again to take the company starts in Switzerland only to their expectations and project interrupted by the need to scale production and capital against its original business of property and the automotive business – back in his native Germany.

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