AVIS ANTIQUE CAR RIDE

Open-topped antique cars, reproduced to five-eighths scale, provide a pleasant ride through an old-fashioned country setting. Each car seats up to five, and anyone 10 years or over can drive. A single pedal - accelerator and brake combined - controls the one-cylinder engine that pushes the cars along at a top speed of four miles an hour; the ride takes four minutes. Avis also operates a rental service for automobiles and power boats at the Marina landing.

This driver-in-training looks to be under the age limit, but he seems to be ready to head out on the road. The Avis cars were a popular attraction for drivers of all ages - except, perhaps, those who had to battle the real traffic to get to the Fair. In 1965, Avis also operated a second attraction at the site of the former Pan American Highway Gardens. (CD #29 Set 151 #7)
 
All dressed up in their Sunday best, a family sets out for a drive through the countryside. It looks like the group behind them has just had a collision, a common occurrence on the course. (CD #17 Set 89 #14)
 


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