1963-01-01

An Automotive Living Room on wheels 630069

The family car of a not-too-distant tomorrow will be “an automotive living room on wheels.” An air-conditioned vehicle equipped with television for back-seat riders, pull-out tables for games or dining, vanity-table and clothes-storage compartments, seats that convert into luxuriously upholstered davenports, or serve as sleeping couches when the car's recessed window blinds are pulled down. The power plant and driving line will be simplified to one of three procedures: a front engine front drive, a rear engine rear drive, or a turbine or fuel cell all-wheel drive. The entire design will be based on the largest possible “living room” mounted between the most reasonable wheelbase and without noticeable overhang.

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