AUTOS: The Most Powerful Engine

The new 1954 Chryslers, which came out this week, looked about the same as last year's models on the outside but had a big change inside. By improving the carburetor and enlarging the intake and exhaust valves to permit freer "breathing" of its "FirePower" engine, Chrysler boosted horsepower from 180 to 235, making it the most powerful stock-car engine in the U.S. The new engines will go only into the highest-priced New Yorker and Imperial lines.

In addition to a new line of cars, Chrysler also added a new company last week....

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