March 9, 2011

Handle With Care - 1957 Studebaker Astral

From the early days of the atomic age comes this imaginative concept of a single wheel, gyroscopically-stabilized, atomic-powered Studebaker Astral. Or... Is this The Jetsons car ;-)

To think that back in the day people thought they would be putting reactors on everything... A bit to optimistic. Don't you think?

Here is the way it looked during my last visit to the Petersen Automotive Museum back in 2007:





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