Autos: The Right Formula

Though the first public unwrapping of the new 1963 models is still two months away, Detroit is already debating knowledgeably the characteristics of the new cars. Since sales of the 1962 cars are going so well, the automakers have decided that the right formula for 1963 is more of the same: more pizazz, more convertibles, more horsepower, and more emphasis on less maintenance.

Some of the 1963s will extend the required time between greasing and oil changes to 36,000 miles, more will have self-adjusting brakes, and nearly all Big Three cars will follow...

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