AUTOS: $1,000 Car?

President George W. Mason of Nash-Kelvinator Corp. tried a new way to find the answer to an old question: How many Americans want a small car that will sell for $1,000? He actually made a small car. Last week he showed it to 450 hand-picked guests in Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria, and passed out the first of 250,000 questionnaires to find out what people think of it. Most of those who saw it liked it.

Mason's "N.X.I." (Nash-Experimental-International) is a low-slung, two-seater convertible big enough for portly President Mason and a passenger. Built along the lines of a heavier car, the N.X.I, is...

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