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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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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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Plymouth Barracuda (1970)

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In 1970, Pony Cars and Muscles, were at the height of their popularity. And Plymouth wanted more of this market. To achieve this goal the 1970 Barracuda was redesigned and separated from its Valiant roots. 1970 Plymouth Barracuda The new … Continue reading

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AMC Javelin (1970)

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The initial Javelin was introduced in 1967 as American Motor Company’s (AMC) answer to the pony car . For 1970 the Javelin received a front end refresh, which makes the 1970 Javelin a one-year only model. As a all new … Continue reading

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Tell Us About Your Car: 1972 Plymouth Barracuda

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The Barracuda was redesigned for the last time in 1970 and would carry through to 1974 ith minimal changes. The 1970-1974 Barracuda was no longer related to the Plymouth Valiant. The Barracuda now was built on Chrysler’s E-body platform which … Continue reading

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Ford Mustang (1964 1/2 – 1966)

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The Right Car for the Right Time. The Ford Mustang arrived at time when consumers were wanting something a little more reasonable. The Mustang, which was based of the created off the compact Ford Falcon, created the “pony car” class of American … Continue reading

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Afternoon at a New Car Show: Ford Mustang (Spring 2013)

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We recently spent the afternoon at a regional new car show. The show was all about showing consumers what each manufacturer currently had for sale, no specialty showcars. However, the group from Ford decided to spice things up a bit … Continue reading

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Dodge Charger (1966-1967)

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Dodge introduced the new Charger to the world during the January 1, 1966 Rose Bowl as the “Leader of the Dodge Rebellion”.  The Charger was one Chrysler Corporation’s first steps into the specialty car market. In step with the position … Continue reading

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Chevrolet Camaro (1967-1969)

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And the War begins…not a military war but the Mustang-Camero war. Or maybe it is the Mustang-Camero battles of the Ford-Chevrolet War? But the year was 1967 and Chevrolet took direct aim at the Ford Mustang and unleashed the Chevrolet … Continue reading

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Mercury Cougar (1967-1970)

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Mercury gets a pony car. That was big news for Mercury dealers in 1967. The first generation Mercury Cougar was based off the 1964 1/2  - 1973 Ford Mustang and positioned between the Mustang and the 1967 – 1971 Ford … Continue reading

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