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70s Spots: Ford Maverick (1970) & Pinto (1971)

“Why gamble? We’ve got three sure things for you.” A pair of early Seventies Ford commercials rolling into view. First, the Maverick line-up featuring The Grabber muscle car debut from September of 1970. Second, Chaffey College students in California drive … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’79 Ford Thunderbird & Granada (1978)

“What a way to fly!” Let’s take a look at the new ’79 models from Ford. First, we have a “Come Fly with Me” commercial for Ford Thunderbird. After that, a spot comparing the Ford Granada to Mercedes-Benz. Both commercials … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’73 Camaro & Ford Pick Up ‘Charlie Chaplin’ (1972)

“LT for ‘Luxury Touring’.” A pair of vehicle spots today. The first features the 1973 Camaro and a poem by Lord Byron. Yes, you read that right. Second, a spot for the ’73 Ford Pickup featuring a Charlie Chaplin look-alike … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Plymouth Road Runner & Ford LTD (1971)

“Coming through!” Warner Brother’s Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner appear in this spot for the 1971 Plymouth Road Runner. The commercial aired on New Year’s Day ’71 and was produced in 1970. After that, we have a classical … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ford Pinto Vs. Japan (Jackie Stewart, 1977)

“Another better idea from Ford.” A pair of Ford commercials for you today. First, we find racing champ Sir Jackie Stewart comparing the ’78 Ford Pinto line-up to Japan’s Datsun, Toyota, and Civic. The spot aired in November of 1977. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Sexy’ ’75 Lincoln-Mercury Line-Up (1974)

“Your Lincoln-Mercury dealer – he’s a pretty sexy guy.” Let’s drive some automobile spots onto the lot. Here’s a pair of Lincoln-Mercury commercials from November of 1974 with the new ’75 models on display. They’re sexy as all get out. … Continue reading

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