Maybe they optimistically thought that the iron-finned beast would be a source of wonder to all of us here in 2007 flying around with our jetpacks and hover cars. And maybe someone in the back corners of Chrysler PR was monitoring, thinking how cool it would be to crank the engine and drive the car out 50 years later.
Well, not so much. Seems the capsule was nuclear proof, but not water proof. So, through no fault of the automaker, what was revealed wasn't so much a car as a tetanus farm. Makes for cool photos, though.