They weren’t all that safe (most proved to fail crash tests), but these retro baby car seats from the 1960s, 70s and 80s were among the first on the market with child passenger safety in mind.
Classic cars & old trucks
In 1975, Chrysler released the Cordoba – and sales were helped along by TV ads featuring the great Ricardo Montalban and his famous mention of the car’s soft Corinthian leather.
Vintage bumper stickers have been a common sight for decades, and were more than just a decoration on the back of a car or truck – they were there to make a statement. Here’s a look back at a few!
The Chevy Chevette was a subcompact car introduced with the 1976 model year, and was created to compete against other small cars like the Ford Pinto and the AMC Gremlin.
Check out the classic Ford Pinto, a coupe hatchback auto that was super popular, that Ford said proved a small economy car didn’t have to be ugly. (They didn’t have to explode, either, and we cover that, too.)
Back in the 1980s, Ford Escort Wagons were top-sellers all across America, giving drivers cargo space, room for a family… and you could even get the ‘woody’ version with a faux wood finish on the sides.
In a world of ordinary cars, the Thunder’s still there (1981) It’s a great name. Thunderbird. One that carries with it high expectations for an
’86 Ford Bronco II. You can wear it anywhere. Bronco II’s combination of design and toughness lets you take it anywhere. And for ’86, it
These vintage Jeep Comanche pickup trucks were available as a 2-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive model, 2.5 liter electronic fuel-injected four and other options available.
Look back at more than 200 vintage license plates issued through the 20th century – including ones for every American state & territory – plus some special plates, too.
Vintage Jeep Cherokees took up where Jeep CJ-5 left off. Youthful and sporty, with the extra room that lets you pack along what you used to leave behind.
Now best known for their appearance in the Back to the Future movies, DeLorean cars had an unusual origin story – and ended in a spectacular flameout.
Introduced in 1982, the Dodge Rampage pickup truck (and its re-badged brother, the Plymouth Scamp) was a small, unibody similar to the Subaru BRAT. The line was discontinued in 1984.
Just look at it. The sleek lines. The smooth shape. Styling that is destined to become the standard of a new generation. But advanced styling isn’t the only reason the ’80s Oldmobiles are head of their time.
In the 1980s, Ford offered a choice of big and small 4×4 pickups with independent front suspension – a tough, full-size pickup with great mileage.
Who wins in Chevy vs Ford pickup trucks? In 0 to 60 acceleration. In 40 to 55 MPH passing. In trailer-towing acceleration. In wet-surface handling. The results are clear as black and white
Plymouth Voyager gives America a powerful new reason why the pride is back. Front-wheel drive V-6 power Introducing Voyager’s new aluminum head V-6 engine, Overhead
The most popular Buick on the American road The 1988 Buick Century is equally at home on fine city streets or on sweeping stretches like
Announcing the 1981 Cutlass Supreme Brougham – Hamilton! “This Cutlass is luxurious. I like that. So I call it the 1981 Hamilton.” “Luxury! This car’s
We said our Skylark might just be the perfect car for you. We didn’t realize how many of you there are. A little over a
Nobody does it better… the 1988 Ford Aerostar America’s best-selling mini-van Your first look tells you Aerostar is a superbly versatile mini-van, with a style
As it moves through the air it clings to the ground. Mercury Cougar’s shape serves a very useful purpose: It controls the air passing over
Dodge & Plymouth vans / “family wagons” “We make the most advanced family wagon in America. Nothing proves that better than the competition.” Even when