In my boyhood I , even in Australia, used to get American mags. I remember Ed Roth for his wild customs.
Car& Driver. Pop Mechanics, Pop Science, Karting, Mad, did I say Mad?, .others I am sure I will recall when a) the wine wears off
2): you mention it
I remember an article or letter stating the limits of acceleration from dragsters being like 9.5 ? because of the co-eff of friction ...
heaps of custom cars where Big Ed was King,
Some great Go Kart plans for endurance machines.
Pop Mech did a study on a world car in the 60s, reminiscent of how the T changed / suited the world, they tried to envisage a world car.
Well, Musk proposes this out of the China Designa studio (my nomenclature), I imagine a mini Cybertruck, like, no paint, folded not pressed, shaken not stirred...
Were you influenced by these magazines?
What mags did you read in the 50s and 60s, did they make a difference to your life and career?
In 2020, I still have just a few of these 60s mags in my Collection. Do you?