You've been sent back to 1955. Some hotrodders ask you about future cars...

What do you show them?

25w ago

We're assuming in this scenario that you have a smartphone with you, with all your car photos on it, of course. Let's also say you only have 15 minutes to spend with them before you get snapped back to the present. So you can't just tell them everything, if that's what you would've done. How much or how little would you tell them? Would you show them pictures of future cars, and if so, which ones?

I figure I might show them a few modern cars, but not too many, so they don't become disappointed that they all look pretty similar. And maybe warn them about the fuel crisis, and tell them to invest in Japanese car companies, and also crush their dreams of flying cars, because now that I think about it, that was a stupid idea.

(I originally posted this on on Jan. 4, but I wanted to hear what all of you on DT have to say as well!)

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Comments (56)

  • I’d say that modern cars are worse and move on.

      5 months ago
  • I would tell them that a great car named mclaren f1 will appear and it would be a great investment.

      5 months ago
  • Exactly what you said, but also show them the Koenigsegg Regera and its single speed gearbox. Also, the Polestar one for it’s beautiful looks and hybrid performance.

      5 months ago
  • I would tell them to buy as many Ferrari 250 GTOs as they can find and store them properly.

      5 months ago
  • I'd show them a few American cars ffrom the late 50s and some muscle cars from the 60s, otherwise they'll be dissapointed. Because people who are used to cars like a '55 Eldorado won't really like the idea of an XT4.

      5 months ago