You know the face you made as a kid when you use your fingers to pull down your lower eyelids, exposing the gross pink tissue underneath while simultaneously making a sort of underbite grimace with your mouth? That seems to have been the styling model for the 1954 Buick Century.


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Turbineguy: Nom de Zoom

(Either that or a baleen whale)

So which 1950s starlet served as the design inspiration for these then?