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Motorama: GM Showstoppers before the North American Auto Shows

Motorama: GM Showstoppers before the North American Auto Shows

1962 Chevy BiscayneBefore the prestigious Detroit Auto Shows took over the Cobo Hall in 1965, General Motors took their favorite cars and prototypes on the road with the Motorama tour. The car show debuted in the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, but as years passed, the cars headed from New York to faraway places like Miami, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The idea behind the Motorama was to show off the best and shiniest choices coming out of Detroit.

The Beverly Hillbillies : The Auto Edition

The Beverly Hillbillies: The Auto Edition

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The Beverly Hillbillies was and continues to be a popular show. The originals aired between 1962 and 1971. Buddy Ebsen and the crew from the sticks finds oil and is suddenly transplanted into posh Beverly Hill, California. This was the first television show in the “fish-out-of-water” genre that continues to be popular today.

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