When Chrysler resumed new car production after World War II, it added the Town & Country line. The sedans and convertibles were uniquely fitted with doors, rear quarter panels, and trunk lids made of mahogany-veneered plywood framed by white ash. Though owners tired of the high-maintenance wood, the cars were highly prized, and surviving examples today sell for $100,000 or more.
Why it should be revived
In this resource-conscious era, what could be more appealing than a car made out of the ultimate renewable resource -- wood?
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