Video footage of the General Motors Motorama for 1954 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. Among the products and exhibits shown are the Corvette-based Chevrolet Nomad, Pontiac’s Bonneville Special, the Oldsmobile Cutlass, the Buick Wildcat II, the Cadillac El Camino, Firebird I and Frigidaire’s Kitchen of Tomorrow.
The General Motors Motorama was an auto show staged by GM from 1949 to 1961. It was originally called the Transportation Unlimited Autorama and officially became known as Motorama when it began to travel around the country in 1953. The event had orchestra, singers, and dancers as they showcased prototypes, concept vehicles, and other special or halo models.
1954 General Motors Motorama Memorabilia
Our next piece of history are GM Motorama Spinner Tokens or advertising tokens which were passed out by GM for promoting sales of its Chevrolet, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Buick and Cadillac lines. It is not known how many spinners were distributed at the 1954-1956 Motoramas.
We also have a video of the 1953 Corvette Motorama Show Car Scenic running footage of the 1953 Chevrolet Corvette unveiled at the 1953 Motorama in New York. https://vette-vues.com/1953-corvette-motorama-show-car-2/
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