Tag Archives: 70s Cars

70s Spots: Plymouth Road Runner & Ford LTD (1971)

“Coming through!” Warner Brother’s Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner appear in this spot for the 1971 Plymouth Road Runner. The commercial aired on New Year’s Day ’71 and was produced in 1970. After that, we have a classical … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Honda Civic & Dodge Colt (1976)

“What the world is coming to.” Here we have two compact car commercials from 1976. In pole position, a spot for the teeny weeny Honda Civic from January of ’76 (likely produced in ’75). Second, one for Dodge Colt with … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Chevy Nova Police Cars & Monte Carlo (1977)

“Put a little distance between yourself and the crowd.” Two Chevy commercials from November of 1977 for you today. First up, Jacksonville, Florida’s Nova police car line-up. After that, a spot for the “Third Generation” 1978 Monte Carlo. Chevy Nova … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ford Pinto Vs. Japan (Jackie Stewart, 1977)

“Another better idea from Ford.” A pair of Ford commercials for you today. First, we find racing champ Sir Jackie Stewart comparing the ’78 Ford Pinto line-up to Japan’s Datsun, Toyota, and Civic. The spot aired in November of 1977. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’79 & ’80 Volkswagen Rabbit (1979)

“Volkswagen does it again!” Visiting the last year of the decade today with a pair of 1979 Volkswagen spots. First, a commercial for the Rabbit Diesel from January ’79 featuring everyone’s favorite – a Washington politician. After that, a Parisian-flavored … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Sexy’ ’75 Lincoln-Mercury Line-Up (1974)

“Your Lincoln-Mercury dealer – he’s a pretty sexy guy.” Let’s drive some automobile spots onto the lot. Here’s a pair of Lincoln-Mercury commercials from November of 1974 with the new ’75 models on display. They’re sexy as all get out. … Continue reading

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