You know the saying "There's nothing new under the sun"? Yeah.
Submitted for your contemplation: Girls + Cars. Cars + Girls. I'm fairly certain that the average Roman curri dealer occasionally had a couple of calida mulierculae Romana* posing next to the new (AD) 14 models. And you can bet that the first thing some guy will do when he invents an anti-gravity landspeeder is dress up a future honey or two in quasi-futuristic bikinis (or perhaps grab a couple of Fembots) and sit them on the hood. It's what we do. Hence, compare and contrast:
That, according to Vintage Everyday, is a Peerless Touring Car, taken in 1923 in San Francisco.
And here. . . .
is a more recent rendition.
A couple of things I noted:
-- There's no bumper on the Infiniti to stand on
-- There's probably more steel in the hood of the Peerless than in the entire Infiniti
-- You could probably outfit 20 of the modern ladies in the material in one of the vintage ladies' suits.
Sources for the photos in the links above. And let me tell you, if was a tough assignment doing research for this post. . . . .
* Hot Roman Babes. Loosely translated, of course.