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  • BuickXP300@1952Web221.jpg
    Throngs of admirers surround the Buick XP-300 experimental car, which was making it second appearance at the annual Chicago show. It was first display in 1951. The XP-500 featured an aluminum body, wraparound windshield, bumper/concave grille combo, and headlight bezels similar to those that appeared on 1953 Buicks. Using an experimental 330 horsepower, 215 cubic inch aluminum V-8, the XP-300’s engine was capable of operating on gasoline or methanol fuel. Flowing down the trunk lid was a chrome