The Highway: A Limousine in Your Future?

The honeymoon with the compact car is over. The Big Car is back in style. At the current International Auto Show in New York, the biggest news from Detroit was Ford's new LTD limousine.

The thought that the company that fathered the tin lizzie sees a limousine in its future was startling enough. But it was not alone. The land of the Volkswagen turned up with the Mercedes-Benz 600, which may become the flag ship of the world's dry-land luxury liners.

Breasting the tape at 19 ft. 5 in., the LTD limousine is clearly...

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