My mother claims cars were more recognizable 60 years ago. I analyze decades and disagree (Part 1)

1940s street scene

1940s street scene

According to my mother, “All cars look alike these days. Back in the 1940s, you could distinguish the different makes easily. I could tell the type of every car the adults had in my neighborhood growing up.” We began a scientific analysis of automotive designs from each decade to see if that statement was correct.

Bookmark the permalink.