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Rad Ads: American Motors’ Hornet Sportabout Wagon (1972)

“When you buy a 1972 Hornet Sportabout, you get the only wagon made in America that gives you sleek, racy looks, a rear lift gate and 60.8 cubic feet of cargo space.” Available in mustard yellow with a shaggy puppy … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: American Motors’ Pierre Cardin Javelin SST (1972)

“Only Pierre Cardin can make upholstery look so elegant, door panels so classy, and a headliner so chic.” American Motors’ French connection. American Motors’ Pierre Cardin Javelin SST originally appeared in the March 20, 1972 issue of New York magazine. … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Ford Fairmont Wagon (1977)

“Built for today, but designed for the years ahead.” I’m getting a Close Encounters ’77 vibe here. Daily 70s Ad #363: Ford Fairmont Wagon originally appeared in the December, 1977 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: ’75 Ford Elite Thunderbird (1974)

“Built for the way you drive today.” You could fit a couple of MINI Coopers in there. Daily 70s Ad #360: ’75 Ford Elite Thunderbird originally appeared in the December, 1974 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Daily … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Chevy Vega, ‘Begs To Be Driven’ (1971)

“Wait until you drive a Vega. But don’t wait long.” Aww, they’ve put out the welcome mat. Daily 70s Ad #358: Chevy Vega, ‘Begs To Be Driven’ originally appeared in the March 05, 1971 issue of LIFE magazine. (Source: LIFE) … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: ’79 Chevy Malibu, ‘Apple Pie’ (1978)

“Dig in, America. Dig in deep.” Go ahead and bite into a slice. It’s got plenty of iron. Daily 70s Ad #357: ’79 Chevy Malibu, ‘Apple Pie’ originally appeared in the November, 1978 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular … Continue reading

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