Bold is the look of the "V. I. P.", Plymouth’s new idea car, which will be shown for the first time at the Chicago Auto Show, starting on February 20. The over-all car has a futuristic design. The metal part of the top is a longitudinal roll bar, which acts as a guide for the upper portion of the flexible top glass. This glass retracts into the trunk area making it virtually an open car. The car’s external paint is new and unique. Although the basic color is magenta, the paint is iridescent and changes in various shades from pink to brown, according to the way the light strikes it. The interior of the car is designed for maximurn соmfort and on the instrument panel, a television set which can be viewed by all passengers, but is shrouded from the driver’s eyes.
For auto show sections. Plymouth XP-VIP, Plymouth's new idea car, which is designed to provide the ultimate in comfort, convenience, communication, entertainment and safety for freeway travel. The metal part of the top is a longitudinal roll bar, which acts as a guide for the upper portion of the flexible top glass. A striking new chameleon-type exterior paint in magenta features iridescent tonal changes from pink to brown to copper according to the way light strikes it. Power-operated head rests in front and reclining seats in the rear highlight the car interior. In the center console are a tape recorder, stereo and telephone, and on the instrument panel, a television set that can be viewed by all passengers, but is shrouded from the driver's eyes.
Source: CHRYSLER-PLYMOUTH DIVISION - Press Release, February 17, 1965
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