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1950s Cars

1955 Lincoln Futura: The '66 Batmobile's Secret Identit...

August 1, 2019

Left: Adam West as Batman in the Batmobile, 1966. Right: The 1955 Lincoln Futura on display in a publicity photo. Sources: Walt Disney Television via Getty Imag...

How Volvo Inventor Nils Bohlin Made Cars Safer For Ever...

July 24, 2019

Safe, not sexy -- that's been the Volvo way. The Swedish car manufacturer can claim a life-saving invention in the three-point seat belt, developed by a Volv...

How The Death Of James Dean Put Seat Belts In Our Cars

March 2, 2019

James Dean gives a thumbs-up sign from his Porsche 550 Spyder, the Little Bastard. Dean owned the car only nine days when he lost his life in a fatal highway accide...