Impressing your date in this behemoth won't be difficult, especially if she thinks your name is Calvin Klein and that white-haired dude you're always hanging around with is your...er...uncle. Your
Any booze swiped from the old lady's liquor cabinet will fit nicely in the glovebox, and when you do a spit-take all over the dashboard you can at least be relieved that the fine wood and bakelite surfaces will wipe clean with ease. Nothing says 1940s luxury like power seats, windows, and convertible top...and this thing won't disappoint, because it has all of those things.
The cast iron straight eight engine is a blast from the past, even to an '80s kid like me. Half a ton of smoothness and torque is contained under that long bulbous hood, and 327 cubic inches (5.4L) spat out 150 horsepower like it was nothing. Because well, it wasn't much power, but it was smooth, Daddy-O. This was some heavy stuff...literally...one source I found says the bare block alone weighs 300 pounds.