Incredibly cheap car. ( From the Feb. 20, 1950 Life magazine.)

For years Americans driving their big-slick gas gulpers have been perennially teased with rumors of new, small, efficient cars that would serve for normal driving and still cost less than a matched string of pearls. Most of these have turned out to be pipe dreams or, like Nash's N.X.I. projects for the future. But this week, at the Chicago Automobile Show, drivers will at last get... Read the rest of this article