Tag Archives: 70s Cars

Daily 70s Ad: Volvo ‘Steel Cage’ (1974)

(Click to enlarge) “To protect the passengers even further, Volvo surrounds them with a steel cage.” I drove a green 70s Volvo much like this in the late 80s. Thankfully, I never had to test its steel integrity. Daily 70s … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Ford Pickup ‘Rides Like A Car’ (1972)

(Click to enlarge) “Works like a truck. Rides like a car.” You just don’t see that shade of brown in a paint finish anymore. And I’m OK with that. Daily 70s Ad #186: Ford Pickup ‘Rides Like A Car’ originally … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Ford Gran Torino Duo (1972)

(Click to enlarge) “We’ve been calling it the ‘Easy Handler.’” A special Ford Gran Torino double shot today. Two “of nine all-new Torinos for 1972.” Daily 70s Ad #179: Ford Gran Torino Duo originally appeared in April 28 and June … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Ford Pinto ‘Variations’ (1972)

(Click to enlarge) “Red, white and blue!The new Sprint Option includes this racy color scheme.” Which variation is right for you?! It’s so hard to choose. Better go with red, white and blue for the holiday. Daily 70s Ad #174: … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Porsche 924 ‘Limited Edition’ (1979)

(Click to enlarge) “The Limited Edition Sebring 79. Only 1292 available.” A fancy set of wheels with removable sunroof, fog lights and a nifty racing stripe. Daily 70s Ad #167: Porsche 924 ‘Limited Edition’ originally appeared in the April, 1979 … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Datsun Saves ‘Gas Can’ (1973)

(Click to enlarge) “DATSUN SAVES…About a gallon of gasoline a day.” Nissan wants you to “help ease our energy crisis” by buying a Datsun 1200. Daily 70s Ad #164: Datsun Saves ‘Gas Can’ originally appeared in the June, 1973 issue … Continue reading

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