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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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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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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, ┬áthe Grand Prix could not match the aerodynamics of the Ford Thunderbird introduced … 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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Pontiac Grand Prix (1969-1972)

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The second generation Pontiac Grand Prix was all new for 1969. Even though it was a second generation vehicle, Pontiac General Manager, John Z. DeLorean, ordered the an all-new Grand Prix based on a slightly stretched version of the intermediate … Continue reading

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