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December 1972


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Dr. Sigmund Freud formulated most of his theories about life and sex and traumatic shock and hysteria, hangups, perversions and all the rest of it long before the automobile became a central fact of Twentieth Century Man's life. And since Freud's theory holds that much of Man's torture evolves from the complex issue of Sex, it then must hold that the automobile which for countless millions in our time has replaced and in fact to many has become sex, is responsible for many deep contemporary psychic scars. That sex and the car have become deeply intertwined is such an obvious fact that I feel a little embarrassed to bring it up. . .

Copyright: 1972 Car and Driver