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High-Tech in the 1950′s: HighWay Hi-Fi – Where The Vinyl Meets The Road, Part 2

HI-FI ON HIGHWAY: Owners of ’56 DeSotos will be able to listen to a full hour of uninterrupted high-fidelity music right in their cars, the company announced recently. DeSoto is introducing Highway Hi-Fi, a record player which operates through the car radio as another Chrysler Corporation “first” in automotive luxury. Forty-five minutes to one full […]

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High-Tech in the 1950’s: HighWay Hi-Fi – Where The Vinyl Meets The Road, Part 1

Hey, vinyl fanatics, have you ever wished you could listen to your records while cruising in your car? From the mid-50’s to the early 60’s, Chrysler made this dream a reality with two generations of in-car phonographs. The original Highway Hi-Fi hit the streets in Autumn of 1955, for model year 1956 — a factory […]

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