Studebaker Avanti (1962-1963)

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Oh what might have been. Studebaker had high hopes in 1962 when it introduced the Avanti. It was going to be Studebaker’s halo car. Studebaker billed the Avanti as “America’s Only 4 Passenger High-Performance Personal Car!”. But the woes of the … Continue reading

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Mercury Capri (1970-1974)

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The first generation Mercury Capri was Mercury’s pony car. With the success of the Ford Mustang, Mercury wanted some of the action. The Capri from 1971-1977 were captive imports from Ford of Europe and sold in the United States as the … Continue reading

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Chevrolet Malibu (1968-1972)

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The Malibu along with it’s platform mate, the Chevrolet Chevelle was all new for 1968. The Malibu and all other GM A-body platforms, such as the Oldsmobile Cutlass were completely restyled for 1968 with semi-fastback rooflines. 1968 Chevrolet Malibu In … Continue reading

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Plymouth VIP (1966-1969)

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Plymouth wanted a greater piece of the pie in 1966. Plymouth had observed the success that  Ford was having with the LTD, Chevrolet with the Caprice, and even AMC with the the Ambassador DPL. So, Plymouth created the VIP (Very … Continue reading

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Chevrolet Kingswood Estate Wagon and Caprice Estate Wagon (1971-1976)

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The Chevrolet Kingswood Estate Wagon was a station wagon that was originally introduced by Chevrolet in 1969 as the top-of-the-line Chevrolet station wagon. The Kingswood Estate was the station wagon version of Chevrolet’s popular Caprice. When the Caprice, along with … Continue reading

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Mercury Cougar XR7 (1974-1976)

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For 1974, the Mercury Cougar moved to the Ford Torino / Mercury Montego platform and for the next three years would be a corporate twin of the Ford Elite. The Cougar switched to the larger platform to compete with other … Continue reading

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Pontiac Grand Prix (1973-1977)

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The Pontiac Grand Prix initially served as Pontiac’s performance model. For its third generation, the Grand Prix began its transformation from a performance car to a personal luxury car that was becoming popular in the early seventies. In this segment, … Continue reading

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Oldsmobile Cutlass (1964-1967)

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The first generation compact F-85 and the Cutlass were a sales disappointment to Oldsmobile. With the popularity of the new intermediate Ford Fairlane, Oldsmobile made big changes to the Cutlass for 1964 1964 Oldsmobile Cutlass The new all new Cutlass … Continue reading

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Grand Prix 2+2 (1986-1987)

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By 1986, the G-body Pontiac Grand Prix that was introduced in 1978 was showing its age. Although Pontiac gave the Grand Prix a body reskin in 1981,  the Grand Prix could not match the aerodynamics of the Ford Thunderbird introduced … Continue reading

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Ford Falcon (1964-1965)

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After three successful years on the market, Ford gave the Falcon a face lift for 1964. The new look squared off the edges of last year’s Falcon. The design was crisp and modern for the time. The new Falcon would … Continue reading

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