Friday, May 28, 2010

FIRST STREAMLINED POLICE CAR - 1936 CHRYSLER AIRFLOW POLICE CAR


Chrysler's designers and engineers developed the Airflow in the mid-1930's to give a car the same streamlined effect of military aircraft. Sloping at both ends plus moving both axles away from the middle of the car gave the Airflow less wind resistance than any other car on the road. Unfortunately the public hated this futuristic look, preferring massive hoods and sweeping fenders on their luxury cars. But for the police, with its' all-steel top, "Life-Guard" tube tires and 115 hp. engine, function was more important than form. Buy it now

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