Cars of the GM Heritage Center: An Insider’s Look

© 2015 General Motors LLC. Used with permission, GM Media Archive.© 2015 General Motors LLC. Used with permission, GM Media Archive.
1955 Buick Century Hardtop
Ten years after the close of World War II, America was gearing up for a few firsts in pop culture: the first pocket transistor radios became available, Ray Kroc opened the first McDonald’s, TV dinners hit stores, and the first TV remotes were created — the latter three, it could be argued, doing more than their fair share to contribute to America’s “couch potato” culture. Model year 1955 also saw the release of the Buick Century Hardtop.

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5 thoughts on “Cars of the GM Heritage Center: An Insider’s Look

  1. Great rendition — especially of the Cadillacs. When will we ever see another Cadillac to rival those shown here? We need a new icon without worrying about fuel efficiency and “organic” greenness.

  2. A bright red Cadillac convertible was my ideal car when I was a kid and it still is. They don’t make such gorgeous cars any longer.

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