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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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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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Mercury Cougar (1971-1973)

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The Mercury Cougar entered its second generation in 1971. While still based on the Ford Mustang, the Cougar would now be similar in size to the GM’s¬†intermediate size models. The Mercury Cougar would see consistent sales during the three-year production … Continue reading

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Ford Fairlane (1970)

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This would be the final year for the Ford Fairlane in the United States market. For the Fairlane’s final year, Ford introduced a new model with a 117 inch wheelbase. The Fairlane was the base intermediate sized Fords for 1970. … Continue reading

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