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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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Ford Elite (1974-1976)

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The Ford Elite began life as a sub-make of the Ford Torino. It was the top-of-the-line for Ford’s intermediate cars. Ford created the Elite after seeing the success that GM was having with their intermediate personal luxury coupes the Chevrolet … Continue reading

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Tell Us About Your Car: 1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

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The Chevrolet Monte Carlo was Chevrolet’s answer to the personal luxury market that was trendy in the early 1970′s. It was molded after the popular Pontiac Grand Prix, but adopted styling cues from the Cadillac Eldorado. The first generation Monte … Continue reading

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Tell Us About Your Car: 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Aerocoupe

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The Monte Carlo is one of the classic brands for Chevrolet. Chevrolet marked the Monte Carlo in one form or another from 1970 to 1999, with the exception of a brief hiatus from 1989-1994. From 1978 to 1988, the Monte … Continue reading

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Pontiac G8 (2008-2009)

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The Pontiac G8 should have been the car that saved Pontiac. It was the right car for Pontiac, but it was brought to market at the wrong time. The G8 was a full-size, rear-wheel drive sedan that was the spiritual … Continue reading

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Chevrolet Monte Carlo (1970-1972)

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Chevrolet decided to enter the growing personal luxury market for 1970. To do so, Chevrolet introduced the Monte Carlo. The Monte Carlo was was Chevrolet’s counterpart to the Pontiac Grand Prix, which had been introduced for 1969 model year. Both … Continue reading

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Oldsmobile Cutlass

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Disclosure, I am an Oldsmobile man and I hold a grudge against General Motors for what they did to Oldsmobile. But leaving that aside for the moment, I must also admit I am a fan of the Oldsmobile Cutlass. The … Continue reading

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Studebaker National Museum – Southbend, Indiana

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What? The Studebaker Museum? Why not the Corvette Museum or the Ford Museum? Well, it is all about taking the road less traveled. And when people want to go to a car museum, Studebaker does not jump to the top … Continue reading

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