The ’69 Chevelle – also known as the Malibu (originally the name of a Chevelle trim level) – was one of Chevrolet’s most successful nameplates, enjoying a production run from 1964 through 1977.
Classic cars & old trucks
The ’78 Ford Fairmont was billed as a new car combining fuel efficiency, space efficiency and cost-efficiency. See what they looked like, and find out how much they used to cost!
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.
The Chevrolet Vega was a small car made to compete with the foreign imports that were dominating the US automotive market. Here’s a look back at the Chevy car made only in the ’70s!
The classic ’59 Buick cars were said to be the clearest and cleanest example of a new styling trend that would be popular for years, and had editors name Buick ‘best looking overall’ of all 1959 cars.
1974 Apollo. By Buick. We wanted to give people a small car to move up to.
Take a look back at 20 of the Lincoln Continental classic cars that Ford produced back in the ’70s — including the Mark III, IV and V.
’63 Dodge sedans and coupes, station wagons and convertibles – see the Dodge cars that were new and popular back in 1963!
The Wide-Track 1968 Pontiac GTO’s abilities can be traced partly to its standard 400-cubic-inch, 4-barrel V-8. A 3-speed with Hurst shifter. And Fastrak, redline tires that adhere to the road like glue clings to your fingers.
Actor James Dean, a young Hollywood idol, was killed on September 30, 1955, in a head-on car crash. Here’s how the story was reported, and then a look back from a year later.
Economy comes built-in with these ’62 wagons from Chrysler Corporation: Plymouth Fury, Dodge Custom 880, Valiant V-200, Dodge Dart 440, Lancer 770 amd Chrysler Newport, Here’s how they save you money… automatically!
Ford Torino is the year’s best mid-size value We expect you to say “prove it” when we tell you Ford Torino is the year’s best
The 1958 Oldsmobile was offered in 22 different colors, 66 recommended two-tone combinations, and 55 upholstery selections. Find out more here!
From the ground up, the ’69 Plymouth Fury was totally restyled. It’s longer. Wider. And noticeably roomier inside.
If a sedan is too small, a big station wagon too expensive, and a van to uncomfortable, take the VW Bus! The Volkswagen van was super-popular during the ’70s.
Any car this luxurious should have its price examined! This new 1964 Chevrolet brings you more pure luxury per dollar than anybody ever brought you before.
See the ’77 Ford cars: New action-stripe Pintos, sassy sweet-handling Mustang IIs, tricked up trucks and fancy vans. Thunderbirds and LTD IIs in new spring colors. Even a sportier Granada.
Henry Ford fit a lot of ambition, drive, innovation and industry into his 84 years! Here’s a look back at his career, his beliefs, and how the famous industrialist changed the world.
Futuramic in more than style – the Oldsmobiles of ’40 let you push a button to roll down the windows, and made automatic seat adjustments.
Despite a spectacularly expensive launch, the Ford Edsel was one of the greatest business failures of all time. Take a look back at these vintage cars here!
New Cadillac design announced (1914) 1914 car will be new quality of luxury and acme of perfection While the first announcement of the 1914 Cadillac
Wonderful things seem to happen to people when they take over a 1955 Buick. There’s a special lift just to see it waiting at the curb — swift-lined, stunningly-styled, breathing success.
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.
In the Vintage Jeep V6, you could cruise the highways as if you had wings — why they called this ’60s model the Flying ‘Jeep’ Universal.
The swinging sports fastback – the ’65 Marlin! The big, bold, brand-new ear for swingers who love fast lines, deep luxury, and man-size room for man-size comfort.
Check out the ’69 Chevy pickups like the Fleetside, CST (Custom Sport Truck) and long wheelbase Longhorn pickup made especially for king-size camper bodies.
Look under the old Universal Jeep, and you’ll see why it has pulling power surpassing anything its size, plus versatility no other vehicle matches.
See the classic ’68 Fords when they were new in this Ford Guide for car buyers – including vintage Thunderbird, Mustang, Galaxie 500, LTD, Ford XL full-sized, station wagons, Torino and more!
Cast an eye on a rare collector’s item: El Camino. Check out vintage ads for several Classic Chevrolet El Camino pickup trucks from the 1960s!
The ’68 Cadillacs were huge, lavish and oh so comfortable to ride in. Take a look back at these classic cars — the 1968 Caddy, in 2-door, 4-door and vintage convertible styles!
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.
These classic ’65 Chevrolet station wagons were said to handle just as well as sedans – a high bar considering how big some of these Chevy cars were!
Sunday sightseeing around town and afternoon jaunts in the countryside are shiny new adventures when you’re driving a fun-loving ’56 Chevy!
The ’57 Chevy’s new, and shows it – from its daring new grille and stylish lower bonnet to the saucy slant of its rear fenders. It’s longer, too!
In ’61, Wide-Track made it a great day for driving to the tune of a Pontiac V-8! See the classic cars Bonneville Vista, Bonneville Coupe & Trophy V8 here.
The 1970 Oldsmobile Toronado had impressive looks. Elegant interiors. And the incomparable handling of front-wheel drive.
The car of the future will be weather-proof, and that the sides, front, rear, and roof will probably be made of glass. The entire control of the machine will be simplified, and perhaps located in a set of push buttons.
Among the major items that sets the ’70 Impala apart from other cars in its class is resale value. So you not only get more car for your money when you buy Impala, but traditionally more money when you sell it.
Originally designed as a show car for General Motors’ Motorama display in early 1953, the Chevrolet Corvette generated so much buzz, GM decided to put the ’53 Corvette into production.
Be ready for compliments galore when your friends step into your 1948 Dodge. Watch them admire the wide full-view windows – the smart instrument panel – luxury interior upholstery.
Look at the people driving these Chrysler cars for 1956. Their faces tell they know they couldn’t have made a better choice!
Wherever you look today, electric service makes good things possible. Imagine what it’ll do for you tomorrow. Maybe there will be flying cars – or even flying campers that can plug in for recharging.
The 1957 Ford station wagon gives you more of what you want in a wagon… and for less money. The nine-passenger Country Sedan measures over 17 feet long.
What does it take to be a tip-top vintage full-service gas station service attendant during the 1940s? Find out how customer care went beyond ‘Shall I fill it up with Super Special?’
The roof with a reason for every season SPRING: Rear window slants away from the weather, can be opened for ventilation even on rainy days.
You may never drive like golfer Jack Nicklaus off the tee. But you sure can on the road in the 1976 Grand Prix & the 1979 Pontiac Grand LeMans Safari station wagon.
California — particularly Los Angeles — is notorious for having awful traffic — but as this video from the ’50s will prove, that bumper-to-bumper freeway crawl is nothing new.
You want a stick shift. She wants an automatic. And your budget says one car! No problem anymore. Get one car. And get it with a Ford Select Shift.
What was it like to go looking for a new car more than 100 years ago? Here’s a look at some of the car showrooms that would have greeted automobile buyers!
For super-economy pickups all the way up to super-duty diesels, economy never came in such a choice as with the 1961 Ford Trucks.
The Saturn car company was launched by GM, and the very first Saturn rolled off the line in the summer of 1990 — a red 1991 Saturn SL2.
Rickenbacker sells speedway to Terre Haute sportsman Indianapolis, November 15, 1945 — Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker, a 70-mile-an-hour daredevil of the automobile tracks 30 years ago,