The 1950s was a great period for motoring innovation. World War Two was over, and we could all get back to enjoying life, and making it better. After a near decade of torrid and pretty unimaginable circumstances, it was time to move on and make the most of peacetime. Car manufacturers, and the clever people behind automotive design at the time, agreed and set forth on what was a busy few years of innovation. Even 70 years on, much of what was achieved then is still in use today.