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The First Full-Sized “See-Thru” Car Ever Made in America was on Display

Using drawings for the Pontiac four-door Touring Sedan, Rohm & Haas constructed an exact replica body using Plexiglas in place of the outer sheet-metal. The structural metal underneath was given a copper wash, and all hardware, including the dashboard, was chrome plated. Rubber moldings were made in white, as were the car’s tires. It reportedly cost $25,000 to build – an astronomical figure in those days.

See the Stunning Photographs of 1939 Pontiac Plexiglas “Ghost Car” here…

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