I tend to think of automatic transmissions with a manual shift gate as being a relatively recent innovation; I never drove one until a couple of years ago, when my Infiniti was in the shop and the dealership lent me a G35 to play with. It did not occur to me that these things go back more than four decades:
Now you see the sexism inherent in the system, circa 1964. (And the flip side of it: I add extra crush points for women who can drive a stick.)
I used to have a mid-60s Chevrolet, but it had a two-speed Powerglide. On the column.
(Via John’s Old Car and Truck Ads.)