I was 7 when those new 1958 cars came out. And back then they were hidden from public view until official viewing day. And it was an exciting day. The new cars looked different from the previous year. I miss those days.
Cars today look like scarab beetles because that’s the design envelope necessary to fit all the regulations the government forces car makers to comply with.
And as for the homage to Sinatra, rock and roll had been the rage for the last three years. Then there were sack dresses, purple cows and Purple People Eaters.