Modern Living: Glassy Prototype

Streamlined it isn't. "It looks," observed the London Daily Sketch, "like a motorized greenhouse without the tomatoes." But never mind. The Cubicar, an almost perfectly cubic car manufactured by Britain's Universal Power Drives Ltd., could well become the commuter car of the future. In the age of the traffic jam, when both road space and parking space are at a premium, the 6-ft.-4-in.-long Cubicar is a fascinating concept. With a top speed of 55 m.p.h., it gets about 24 miles to the gallon. It can seat five adults in comfort. And it can park,...

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