Popular Mechanics produced short films in the 1940s and 50s that showcased technology of the near and distant future. This short was released theatrically on May 21, 1948 and featured "streamlined marvels on wheels." The narrator cheerfully proclaims of the second car (pictured above), "If you're looking for a 1960 model, this may well be it!"
Clip from the Popular Science Historic Film Series DVD.
Previously on Paleo-Future:
- Dymaxion "Car of the Future" (1934)
- Personal Helicopter (1943)
- Gyroscopic Rocket Car (1945)
- Bubble-top Car (1948)