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Better, faster, smoother, safer, the inexorable march of progress keeps pushing us forward. But new isn’t always the answer, especially when it comes to cars.
Sometimes old is the ticket, a soothing if outdated salve for the gearhead’s soul. And believe it or not, our forefathers and mothers were exceedingly clever, coming up with some incredible features, all without the aid of computers or the internet. How is living even possible without Google?
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Celebrating their inventiveness, here are five retro car features we wish would make a comeback. From vent windows to bench seats, there’s a little something for everyone. To learn what the rest of these items are, make sure to watch the embedded video. You won’t be disappointed… well, you probably will be, but whatever. We did our best.
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