Tag Archives: 70s Cars

Daily 70s Spot #515, 516: Ford Futura & Granada (1977)

“A dramatic combination of styling & technology for 1978…and beyond.” Two spots for Ford today. Firstly, a space age commercial for the 1978 Ford Futura featuring the 2001 theme. Second, a spot for Ford Granada with a side-by-side comparison to … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #508, 509: Chevy Chevelle Laguna & Malibu (1973)

“Come with us.” Another lazy Sunday and it’s time to wrap up 1973 Week here at the ‘Disco. Let’s do that with two Chevy Chevelle spots that aired in November of ’73. First, we have a dramatic look at the … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #493: Chevy Wagon ‘Luggage Rack’ (1971)

“Chevrolet is offering a luggage rack at no charge.” 1971 today and a spot from Chevrolet. Here we find the Chevy and Chevelle wagons with a free luggage rack on offer. What’s especially cool about this spot is it was … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #488, 489: Volkswagen Scirocco & Rabbit (1975)

“The hot one.” Two spots in the showroom now for Volkswagen. Firstly, we find the Scirocco speeding across the desert (in its second year of production). Second, one for the Rabbit featuring Road & Track magazine accolades. Both commercials aired … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #485: Sprint Car Wax (1975)

“Wiping and shining!” Here’s actor, Rick Hurst again (in the striped shirt). This time he appears in a spot for Sprint car wax. I recognize the other actor, but am drawing a blank on his name. I know someone will … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #479, 480: Texaco Marching Bands & Restrooms (1971)

“Something a lady really appreciates.” “Marching Bands & Restrooms”? That’s right! They’re the themes of two Texaco spots from November 1971 on display today. First up, an extravagant halftime show complete with baton twirlers, fireworks and a marching band. After … Continue reading

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