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Home/Magazine Archive/Motor Trend Magazine/ 1957/

Motor Trend Magazine - Issue 03 (March) 1957

ROAD TESTS OF TWO PONTIACS - Testing the effect of power accessories on a car's performance - pg 28

CHRYSLER 300-C DRIVESCRIPTION - It should have no difficulty in retaining the stock car racing crown - pg 40

ULCERS ON MAHOGANY ROW - The inside story of the Detroit sales race - pg 64

SPOTLIGHT ON DETROIT - Driving impressions of The Plymouth Fury & DeSoto Adventurer pg 8

FEATURES

  • GIVE YOUR CAR THAT '58 LOOK - If your old car still runs well, don't despise it - modernize it pg 18
  • MERCURY ROAD TEST - Two vastly different versions of a very different new car pg 22
  • MERCURY TURNPIKE CRUISER – pg 26
  • '57 PACKARD CLIPPER - pg 27
  • MAKE YOUR ENGINE GLOW - It can be made into a thing of glamour - pg 32
  • HIGHWAY ROBBERY - In this day and age, highwaymen are still waylaying the unwary- pg 36
  • WHY SOME CARS ARE BEAUTIFUL - A designer shows us there is some rhyme and reason in car styling – pg 38
  • DRIVING AROUND - In the Morgan and Maserati - both great fun to drive – pg 50

MOTOR SPORTS - Europe invades Indy. What's next for Fangio? Bahamas Speed Weeks – pg 58

TECHNICAL QUESTIONS - Thought you were through with geometry? Here's another problem - pg 68


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THE COVER: Chrysler 300-C courtesy Chrysler.
'49 Ford with a '58 look by Jim Potter.
Eldorado V8 is installed in a Lincoln
Continental by Bob D'Olivo.

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1957-03_MT_1-2.pdf
1957 Two Pontiac Road Test
1957-03_MT_Road_Test_of_Two_1957_Pontiacs_1-6.pdf
1957 Chrysler 300-C Driving Impression
1957-03_MT_1957_Chrysler_300-C_Expo_1-4.pdf
Spotlight on Detroit - 1957 Plymouth Fury and DeSoto Adventurer Driving Impresssion
1957-03_MT_Spotlight_on_Detroit_1-3.pdf
1957 Mercury Road Test
1957-03_MT_1957_Mercury_Road_Test_1-6.pdf
1957 Mercury Turnpike Cruiser Exposed
1957-03_MT_1957_Mercury_Turnpike_Cruiser_Expo_1-2.pdf
1957 Packard Clipper Exposed
1957-03_MT_1957_Packard_Clipper_Expo_1-3.pdf
1957 Maserati Driving Impression
1957-03_MT_Driving_Around_-_Maserati_1-4.pdf
1957 Morgan Driving Impression
1957-03_MT_Driving_Around_-_Morgan_1-2.pdf
1957 March Motorsports News
1957-03_MT_1957_March_Motorsport_News_1-2.pdf
1946 Lincoln Continental Convertible Custom Driving Impression
1957-03_MT_1946_Lincoln_Continental_Convertible_Drivescription_1-3.pdf