Tag Archives: 70s Cars

70s Spots: Hertz Rent-A-Car (Don Adams, 1971)

“Ever wondered why everybody doesn’t offer 32 different kinds of cars?” Two spots today for Hertz Rent-a-Car. First up, we find Don Adams (Get Smart) as a Hertz valet. John Erwin provides the voice heard over the loudspeaker. The commercial … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Chevy Nova & Monza (1974)

“Dramatic new look.” Chevy takes over the ‘Disco today with two commercials for the upcoming 1975 models. First, we have the latest Chevy Nova in a spot from November of 1974. After that, we uncover the new Chevy Monza 2+2 … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’80 Ford Trucks (1979)

“The first new truck of the ’80s.” Here’s two Ford spots from the end of the Seventies with the Eighties knocking right on the door. First a Ford Pickup truck commercial featuring a light bulb-smashing test. (Hint: the truck wins). … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Schick ’17 Barbers’ (1970) & ‘Demolition Derby’ (1971)

“You’ve gotta feel it to believe it.” A pair of mildly humorous spots for Schick Super Chromium razor blades are in the grooming chair today. First, we find 17 barbers being shaved with the same razor. Crikey! Second, a wild … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ford Torino & Gran Torino (1970 & ’71)

“Make it better – then price it lower.” Two spots now for Ford’s Torino line. Start off with a look at the ’71 Torino in a spot from September of 1970. After that, fancy things up a bit with the … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’71 Ford LTD (Rod Serling, 1970)

“Ford gives you better ideas.” Two spots for the 1971 Ford LTD for your pre-weekend celebration. Rod Serling (The Twilight Zone) stars in the first commercial from September of 1970. Serling also provides narration for the second clip from December … Continue reading

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