November 1996

Volume 47
Issue 7

Features 

What it was like to be young and in the front lines
when Europe mounted an assault on Detroit
with small, snarling, irresistible machines that
changed the way we drove and thought

Bill Mitchell’s imaginings brought you the cars of Detroit’s ultimate classic era

What you owe your car (ending the tyranny of the horse is only the beginning of it)

The single best-selling American car isn’t a car at all. It’s a pickup truck. Here’s how it rose from farm hand to fashion accessory.

When American cars ruled the world

At a time when driving from Manhattan to Yonkers was a supreme challenge, a half-dozen cars pointed their radiators west and set out from Times Square for Paris

November 1996

Departments 

CORRESPONDENCE

HISTORY HAPPENED HERE

IN THE NEWS

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

MY BRUSH WITH HISTORY

READERS’ ALBUM

THE BUSINESS OF AMERICA

THE TIME MACHINE