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Username Post: Chevrolet’s ‘Dancing Car’ exhibit at the 1958 Chicago Auto Show        (Topic#298143)
Tony 
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05-31-13 06:53 AM - Post#2350650    

The secret power of Chevrolet’s ‘Dancing Car’ exhibit at the 1958 Chicago Auto Show was explained by Edward N. Cole (left), Chevrolet General Manager and General Motors Vice President Frank H. Yarnall, a Chicago Chevrolet dealer, looks on. The electro-hydraulic unit carried in the trunks of the cars enabled them to move about the stage under their own power. This was an early predecessor of today’s modified lowrider cars that use similar hydraulic systems that allow the cars to hop, dance and other moves in competition at local cars shows and in competition.

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