Thursday, July 28, 2022

Computacar, the amazing car with the memory you control ! or Amaze-A-Matics, The Car with a Brain ?

Computers were all the rage in 1970. Well, a year earlier it helped us land a man on the moon.

So no wonder that the toy business hooked in on that wave. Anything futuristic had to be run by computers, with computers... right ? This red sleek car had a programable chassis based on pre-cut cards and was sold with a bunch of cones to organize wild slalom competitions !

Computacar, Mettoy, Hong Kong, 1970

Chevrolet Astrovette !

To be relevant with the real world, most of the astronauts were seen driving Corvettes too - read more of it here...

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