The Wonderful World of Wheels (1966)

The Wonderful World of Wheels (1966)

The Wonderful World of Wheels (1966)

Ryan’s great dialogue starter about plastics in early incredibly hot rods, customs and race cars, and that reminded me of one particular of the early pioneers of bubble top plastic domes on customs, Bill Cushenbery. His really to start with scratch-built development was the legendary ‘Silhouette’ which went on to be a multiple-display winner, a Warm Wheel, and an AMT design package. Invoice developed it as a totally driveable, roadworthy generation, and which is why it was showcased in this CBS Tv Distinctive from September of 1966 called ‘The Excellent Entire world of Wheels”, with Lloyd Bridges as your host. The full film is actually well worth a watch for the 60s go-karts, slot cars, dune buggies, clearly show vehicles, and much more. Lloyd drives the Silhouette for the duration of the opening sequence alongside the Pacific Coastline Freeway and at moments in the course of the demonstrate. Whilst this video has been shared on the HAMB in advance of, I imagined it was worthy of sharing yet again, and highlighting the custom made vehicle & very hot rod moments for you:

1:19 – 3:00: The Silhouette managing down Freeway 1, hero shots for intro, and driving by means of community.

22:00 – 22:45: Parked Silhouette as Lloyd talks

22:45 – 23:48: Indoor Tailor made Automobile Clearly show

23:48 – 24:10: Major Daddy Ed Roth and Surfite

24:10 – 24:40 George Barris and Surf Woody

25:02 – 25:10 Musters Koach

30:42 – 37:10 Drag Racing that includes the Scrima-Basilek-Milodon-Tuller “Scrima-Liner”

44:12 – 48:28 Bonneville that includes Artwork Arfons and Craig Breedlove

48:29 – 52:19 Closing sequence with Lloyd Bridges and Silhouette at?v=7vUmHEeuIKM

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