REVISED AND EXPANDED — No, it’s not a prop from the classic science fiction thriller, Forbidden Planet. It’s the sensation of the 1956 New York International Auto Show, the American Motors Astra-Gnome. Here’s the story.
American Motors is remembered today mainly for plain, boring economy cars. But in the AMC styling studios, at least, there was plenty of excitement. MCG takes a long look back at American Motors design with a big photo gallery. Continue reading