Saturday, July 26, 2008

When gas prices didn't matter

One headlight and two tons of chrome works just fine on the 1951 Buick LeSabre concept car. Warning: Pedestrians beware!


If you're interested in vintage cars and automobile advertising, look no further than than the boldly named John's Old Car and Truck Pictures website. The Buick pages alone are worth a visit.

Look out you little punks, the 1959 Buick Electra Convertible doesn't take kindly to alternative transportation sources like bicycles.

1 comment:

  1. My 2 Sisters and I traveled to Kentucky one summer w/my Grandparents in their Buick Electra(no, hardtop), and I remember laying w/my head in one Sister's lap, full length, stretched out, with my other Sister sitting in the backseat also, and still having room to move. huge, massive monster she were, aye...but yar, matey!

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