Every car guy, collector and car designer knows the two major categories that separate car designs—Pre-war and Post-war. Pre-war cars are generally regarded as cars that span from the very first “horseless carriages” all the way up to the start of the U.S. engagement in World War II. Post-war cars continue immediately after WWII ended and industry could again begin making new cars. Of course the first offerings after the war were simply reworked pre-war models, but it was a start.
Hasn’t it been a pretty long time since the end of WWII? Shouldn’t there be a third era to distinguish the significant design and radical manufacturing advances between a 1950 Ford and a 2014 Prius?
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