Tag Archives: 70s Cars

70s Spots: Ford Pinto Runabout & Country Squire Wagon (1971)

“Pinto – the little carefree car from Ford.” Two spots from Ford for this Sunday. First up, a sweet little pony prances about for the Ford Pinto 3-Door Runabout. After that, a commercial featuring some stop-motion animation for the Country … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Muhammad Ali & Farrah Fawcett For Mercury (1974)

“We think it’s The Greatest.” Another double-header today (the awesome spots are piling up high at ‘Disco HQ). First up, Lincoln-Mercury broke the bank and grabbed Muhammad Ali for a ’75 Monarch spot. After that, it’s a pre-Charlie’s Angels Farrah … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Scout (International Harvester, 1979)

“Anything less – is just a car.” Punching through the snow today, we have a spot for the International Harvester Scout. I wouldn’t mind owning one of these spiffy four-wheel drive vehicles. How about you? The commercial aired in December … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Sears Dynaglass Snow Tires (1971)

“With the exclusive traction groove down the center…” More winter wonderland action now with Sears Dynaglass Snow & Ice tires. The commercial aired in November of 1971. Sears Dynaglass Snow Tires Commercial, 1971 Previously on 70s Spots: (Winter Holidays): Animated … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Animated Firestone Tires (1978)

“They’ll put teeth in your winter driving.” Here’s a commercial cartoon for you featuring Firestone’s Snow Biters tires. These animated tires likely frightened the toddlers of America when this aired in November of 1978. Animated Firestone Tires Commercial, 1978 Previously … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’73 Ford Pinto ‘Back To Basics’ (1972)

“When you get back to basics, you get back to Ford.” As I haven’t quite got a full month’s worth of winter holiday commercials ready to go, the next few will be “normal” spots. After that, it’ll be all-winter – … Continue reading

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