Tag Archives: Ford Motors

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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70s Spots: Jeep CJ-5 & Mustang II (1974)

“What’cha doin’ on your day off?” I’ve been absent from the ‘Disco for a few days. Apologies for that. Let’s get things rolling again with two car commercials. First, a spot for Jeep CJ-5 from January of 1974 (produced in … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’74 Ford Torinos (Hugh Downs, 1973)

“The closer you look – they better we look.” Two spots for the Ford Torino Brougham now. First, Hugh Downs (still going strong at the age of 96 by the way) drives a carpool around Hollywood, CA. Second, a young … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ford Pickup ‘Whistler’s Mother’ & Ford Granada ‘Wedding’ (1977)

“Far out!” 1977 Ford vehicles are rolling out with a dash of humor in today’s pair of commercials. First, we find “Whistler’s Mother” in command of the latest Ford pickup. Second, the Ford Granada’s resemblance to Mercedes and Cadillac causes … 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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