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Soon, Ingrassia writes, they were nicknamed "dagmars" after the breasts of a television starlet.
Back in the 1950s, automotive stylists referred to the projectile shapes bulging from car bumpers as dagmars after a busty actress of the time.
The rear-end was just simply cleaned up with a trick idea - move the functional taillights to the fins and french in some '56 Cadillac bumpers (complete with dagmars) too round off a really unique look.