Tag Archives: 70s Cars

Sunday 70s Spots: Ed McMahon For Ford (1976 & ’79)

“A Ford deal may be your best deal.” On this Father’s Day, let’s view a pair of celebrity-hosted spots for Ford. Firstly, Notre Dame coach, Ara Parseghian (and his wife, Katie) extoll the virtues of Ford wagons in February, 1976. … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Trans-Am Champion Datsun (1972)

“20 million people have switched to Champion Spark Plugs.” Pete Brock (and his stylish cravat) showing off specially-designed Datsun vehicles sporting Champion Spark Plugs. Trans-Am Champion Datsun originally appeared in the June, 1972 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: ‘The Dodge Colt’ (1974)

“For a little car, it’s a lot of car.” What’ll it be? A Coupe or Sedan? ‘The Dodge Colt’ originally appeared in the June 03, 1974 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New York) Previously on Rad Ads: Jaguar E-Type … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Toyota’s ‘Car Of The 80s’ (1978)

“You asked for it, you got it – Toyota!” With feathered hair and flares flapping in the wind we continue our 1978 weekend. Today, it’s all about Toyota. First, we peek into the future with the new Celica that’s ready … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Jaguar E-Type ‘Prowl Car’ (1974)

“Whether cruising on the highway or deftly stalking through twisting country roads, the Jaguar E-type dominates all it surveys.” From British Leyland. Jaguar E-Type ‘Prowl Car’ originally appeared in the June 03, 1974 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New … Continue reading

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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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