These drawings showcase the beauty and ingenuity of automobile design in the heyday of American manufacture. Whether used to float innovations, showcase new developments, or promote the latest models, they are breathtaking examples of graphic art. Future Retro looks at cars from a landmark period in American automobile design, the 1940s through the 1970s. Over 50 color illustrations, many never before published, introduce us to cars that are highly futuristic or highly retro, and sometimes both. An ideal volume for anyone who has felt the allure of the great American automobile.

Editorial Reviews

“This is a book to revel in…Books on American automobiles of the period are rife; rare is the volume that examines design only. And even amid that small number, this book is unique…Much of what you will see here, you’ve never seen before…Splendidly produced and very much recommended” (Journal of the Society of Automotive Historians).

“A ‘must’ for car fans and students of Americana” (Bookwatch).