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Daily 70s Ad: British Leyland’s Austin Marina (1974)

(Click to enlarge) “$2,899…the tough economy car from British Leyland.” From the makers of MGB, Jaguar, Triumph and Land Rover. Daily 70s Ad #220: British Leyland’s Austin Marina originally appeared in the August, 1974 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Jaguar S-Type ‘New Breed’ (1976)

(Click to enlarge) “Every amenity has been considered and supplied, from thermostatically-controlled air-conditioning to AM/FM stereophonic radio with tape deck.” Dig this new breed of cat. Daily 70s Ad #216: Jaguar S-Type ‘New Breed’ originally appeared in the September 13, … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Plymouth Satellite ‘Family Car’ (1972)

(Click to enlarge) “Plymouth Satellite. Because we believe a family car should be functional – but not dull.” Family car? Damn, I’ll take this as my mid-life crisis vehicle. Daily 70s Ad #212: Plymouth Satellite ‘Family Car’ originally appeared in … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: General Motors’ German Opel (1973)

(Click to enlarge) “Luxurious. Economical. Comfortable. Really ready for America.” The Opel Manta Luxus. An American classic? Daily 70s Ad #209: General Motors’ German Opel originally appeared in the June, 1973 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Cadillac Seville (1975)

(Click to enlarge) “Here is a new expression of Cadillac excellence, Seville.” The yellow moon of Seville. Daily 70s Ad #202: Cadillac Seville originally appeared in the July 21, 1975 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New York) Previously on … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Dodge Sweptline Pickup (1972)

(Click to enlarge) “Buy this specially equipped ’72 Dodge Sweptline, and the Dodge Boys can offer you a Winnebago Kap Cover at no extra cost.” C’mon! A free Winnebago Kap Cover. Sold! Daily 70s Ad #197: Dodge Sweptline Pickup originally … Continue reading

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