Sunday in Iowa...


This 1961 "Metropolitan" was parked in the parking lot at the local market...not at a car show, while the owner shopped.
They were produced by Nash from 1953-54 to 1961-62 as a second car for the lady of the household for shopping, etc., one of the first subcompacts on the market.

2 comments:

  1. Friends of mine had the twin to this carm even the same color combination, They might still have it for all I know. They mainly drove it in parades back in the day, When it was new it was really eye-catching and I am sure it still is. Thank you for the trip down memory lane.
    Bettie

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  2. My husband of nearly 42 years is in love with this car, the color you showed is the one he wants..I lived in San Diego and worked at a govt. federal job, this lady retired from many years of faithful service they gave her a huge retirement party..She liked me and took me out to dinner both of us in that same color of a METRO, she used it everyday and it bode her well..If I ever got my hands on any money I did not need for something really important I would buy my hubs that car! Love your blog and many yummy recipes!

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