Ten cars that changed the automotive world forever
Few cars have changed the world. Most fall into history's time machine, forgotten by all except a few diehard aficionados. On the other hand, the cars that do advance the species and make a technological contribution are remembered and revered. Besides eye-catching styling, what sets icons apart is technological innovation. The disc brake, front-wheel drive and, yes, even the onboard infotainment computer all changed the face of automobiledom over the last century. Here's out salute to some of the top technological wonders of the automobile's first 125 years.
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A 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake sold for $1.3 million. Do you think classic cars were made better than modern rides?
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- Yes, the quality of cars from the 1960s and '70s is the best
- No, modern technology makes cars better today
- Maybe, it's hard to say since most Canadians get a new car every 10 years