Tag Archives: 70s Cars

Rad Ads: Chevrolet ‘Camper’s Pickup’ (1970)

“During a long day’s drive, what you’ll savor most is that Chevrolet ride. And sweet it is.” Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’. Chevrolet ‘Camper’s Pickup’ originally appeared in the May, 1970 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on Rad … Continue reading

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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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