10 Things We Miss About 1970s Cars

car opera lamps
Opera lamps were all the rage on American cars in the 70s and 80s. They had little use apart from looking pretty, but they did make cars looks like a downsized limo or formal carriage. Designers didn’t take opera lamps lightly either, as they developed from simple lens-over-bulb accents to more complex electro-luminescent ordeals.