THE WONDERFUL RAT (Jan, 1959)
Well, that certainly looks… er. Rugged? Actually it seems like something you’d see at DisneyLand.
THE WONDERFUL RAT
THE Rat is an amazingly versatile Canadian vehicle developed and built by Canadair Ltd., Montreal. Only 1,500 lbs. in weight, the aluminum buggy can tote 600 lbs. of cargo while towing another 1,000 lbs. on sleds or toboggans. The unique tandem vehicle has a small gas engine in the front section with a takeoff to power the cargo section. It runs in water, over snow and has climbed a 50 per cent grade. It is for use with troops in northern Canada.
This Roller Safety Device Sweeps Away Fallen Pedestrian (Mar, 1931)
I just can’t understand why this isn’t standard on all vehicles…
This Roller Safety Device Sweeps Away Fallen Pedestrian
TRUCKS equipped with the new safety device shown in the photo at the left will literally sweep a fallen pedestrian before it and thus save him from being crushed to almost certain death beneath the heavy wheels.
Six serious reasons for owning a fun-to-drive AMC Gremlin X. (Feb, 1978)
It’s interesting how much more reliable cars have gotten since this time. The fact that a company would advertise the fact they had a 12 year 12,000 mile warranty is kind of sad. And this is AMC, not company that was particularly famous for reliability. Current warranty terms from auto-makers implies abit more confidence in their products.
Six serious reasons for owning a fun-to-drive AMC Gremlin X.
1. Good performance and fuel economy is provided by the peppy 4-cylinder engine and 4-speed gear box. EPA estimated mileage ratings: 35 highway; 22 city; 27 combined.*
2. Sporty Levi’s® fabric bucket seats.
3. Extra width to give you plenty of road-hugging stability plus interior room and comfort.