Tag Archives: 70s Cars

Sunday 70s Spots: Ricardo Montalban For Chrysler (1975)

“Fine, Corinthian leather…” Today, we check in on Chrysler as they expound the virtues of their 1975 automobile line. First, a Chrysler Cordoba spot starring dramatic and classy spokesman, Ricardo Montalban. After that, a relatively awesome spot featuring 50 years … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Ford LTD Trio (1978)

“Not just another pretty space!” Hmmmm. I think I’ll go for the Country Squire with the lovely, faux-wood paneling. How ’bout yourself? Ford LTD Trio originally appeared in the July, 1978 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular Science) Previously … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Ford Courier Pickup (1978)

“A tough way to go truckin’…” A stylish use of the Bionic Disco font in this ad. Ford Courier pickup originally appeared in the July, 1978 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular Science) Previously on Rad Ads: Levi’s Sportswear … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Pat Morita & Jamie Farr For Dodge (1975)

“Hey, Charger!” Commercial time for a holiday weekend! It’s 1975 (just because) and we’ll start things off with two spots for Dodge Charger. First up, we find Pat Morita (not yet co-starring in Happy Days) making an appearance. After that, … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Ed McMahon For Ford (1976 & ’79)

“A Ford deal may be your best deal.” On this Father’s Day, let’s view a pair of celebrity-hosted spots for Ford. Firstly, Notre Dame coach, Ara Parseghian (and his wife, Katie) extoll the virtues of Ford wagons in February, 1976. … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Trans-Am Champion Datsun (1972)

“20 million people have switched to Champion Spark Plugs.” Pete Brock (and his stylish cravat) showing off specially-designed Datsun vehicles sporting Champion Spark Plugs. Trans-Am Champion Datsun originally appeared in the June, 1972 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular … Continue reading

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