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

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1967 Chevrolet Astro I Experimental
When it debuted at the 1967 New York Auto Show a few months prior to what would later be known as “The Summer of Love,” the Astro I Experimental car gave show goers a groovy glimpse of the future. Intended to study the “visual potential of automobile aerodynamic characteristics,” the swooping lines of the doorless, rear-engine Astro I became a harbinger for aero-inspired design.

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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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