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October 14, 2015

50 Beautiful Color Photos of American Cars on the Streets From Between the 1940s and 1960s

Cars in the 1940s were much more streamlined than cars in the 30s. Also many improvements were made to conserve materials. Because of WWII, many changes had to be made. Shortages in materials like aluminum, zinc and copper forced carmakers to go back to cast-iron and steel. However, the cars still got bigger and more luxurious.

1950s cars were some of the most classic, powerful and unsafe cars ever driven. The modern designs and acceleration abilities were getting more and more amazing every year.

American Cars of the 1960s explores the most distinctive decade of automotive history with the birth of economy, muscle and pony cars -- in unmatched detail and imagery!

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