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The 1960 Detroit Auto Show Page 2

These pages are memorabilia from the 1960 Detroit Auto Show at which the 61 Comet was one of the cars introduced!

AlCOLA's Auto Show Preview

New York Times 10/16/1960

Los Angeles Times 10/23/1960

Chicago Tribune 10/15/1960

New York Times 10/15/1960

Los Angeles Times 10/15/1960

Los Angeles Times 10/16/1960


Now here is a car that definitly could be called Comet! It was actually a concept car called the 1961 Ford Gyron. First shown at this show. It had only two wheels and stayed balanced using two gyros. It unfortunatly was never produced.