Bettie Page's fling with a Space Age car designer

From the "guys with cool cars get the chicks" department, Vintage Sleaze reports on Bettie Page's affair with Richard Arbib, designer of the iconic Ford Atmos concept car.

Vintage Sleaze: Bettie Page and the Designer Living Dangerously. Ford Atmos Space Age Car and the Best Auto Model in the Business

Is that Miss Bettie Page riding in a space-age concept car produced by Ford in 1954? A car which 60 years ago was designed to do what the hands-free Google car is attempting today? Of COURSE it is, as it now appears the model was having an affair with the married designer sitting next to her.

This used to be a big controversy in the little Bettie Page underground. Is it her? (whisper…) Well, of course it is her, and that is her boyfriend at the time, space age designer Richard Arbib at the wheel. Well "grips" actually, as the design was steered like an airplane.

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