Too many people? Too little space? Starting in the sixties, Ford Motor Company engineers had a better idea: the Ford Club Wagon. Take a look!
They weren’t sexy, but 80s & 90s minivans were a versatile and practical alternative to station wagons and completely took over the soccer mom scene! Remember these models from back in the day??
Classic Ford Torinos were produced between 1968 and 1976. Marketed as a mid-size car that was both sporty and family-friendly, it came in several body styles, including a 2-door hardtop, a 4-door sedan, and a 5-door station wagon.
In the 1970s, you could get the budget Ford Torino Wagon, the popular Gran Torino station wagon, and the top-of-the-line classic Ford Gran Torino Squire with woodlike trim.
Check out what 10 of Ford’s luxurious classic Lincoln Continental cars looked like back in the sixties!
Take a look back at some of the classic 60s Ford pickup trucks that were on – and off! – the roads during that decade, and see what features they offered drivers back then.
If you wanted to see typical retro family cars, check out some huge classic ’50s station wagons that had fins & had rear-facing seats – including cars from Ford, Pontiac, Studebaker and Plymouth.
1960s Mercury Cougar cars came equipped with V-8 engines, deep-foam bucket seats, carpet, concealed headlamps, sequential rear turn signals among other luxury features. Check ’em out!
These old-school Ford Ranchero pickup trucks weren’t styled like all the other pickups, because they were meant to combine passenger-car comfort with driving ease.
The first of the 1970s Ford Mavericks was introduced as tough, reliable compact car available in 2-door or 4-door family sedans. Simple to operate. Simple to service. By 1976, more than 1.6 million had been built.
The classic 1970s Ford Galaxie 500s were big cars by today’s standards, but not huge for the time. In their vintage ads, Ford played up the value of the cars, and highlighted their quality features and extras.
These Ford Elite cars from the 1970s were based on the Torino, but meant to be a less-expensive alternative to the Thunderbird. The short-lived nameplate only lasted three model years – 1974, 1975 and 1976.
Check out how classic 60s Ford Thunderbird cars looked when they were brand new — plus find out the then-unique features they offered that were much in demand back then!
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.
The Ford Thunderbird was introduced in 1955, and quickly became a favorite with car buyers… but that didn’t stop Ford from making a lot of changes to the model during those first five years. Here’s a look!
Before pro football player OJ Simpson was arrested and tried for the murder of his wife, he was one of America’s top celebrities. Companies paid him to be the face of their brand… which didn’t work out well in the long run.
Here’s a look at the top classic cars from 1966 – all of the makes and models from the ‘Big Four’ that you could have expected to see on the road back in the mid-sixties.
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.
These classic 1960 Mercury cars played up one of the most successful automobile marketing angles: luxury options, but at a low price. Look back at these old cars from the sixties, made by a division of Ford!
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
The 1967 Mercury was said to be ‘for men who like their action big! You sense this the moment you take the wheel. It’s a Ford Mercury. This is the Man’s Car with a heritage of performance! Cyclone!’
Check out some of the sportiest, snappiest, best-looking, practical cars of the mid-century: 60s Mustangs. See several classic models here!
Find out all of the then-hot new features on the 1954 Ford Ranch Wagons, an all-steel car that had fold-down seats so you could carry cargo or passengers.
From 1971: An ultra-high-performance sports coupe that stands a little higher than the average man’s belt buckle, it seats two (and only two) and it’s priced in the neighborhood of $10,000.
’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
The 5 big Ford station wagons from 1960 featured such unique wonders like sun visors and arm rests – plus comfort, convenience and styling elegance in the wagon field. Here’s a look back!
Take a look at these classic Ford Fairlines from the sixties! Back then, standard equipment included bucket seats, sporty console, big 390 cubic-inch V-8, and more.
Check out these awesome Ford pickups from the ’70s that came in colors like green, orange, brown and red – plus two-tone.
See vintage car wreck photos of 35 of old auto accidents and crashes from the 1910s to the 1950s – before standardized seatbelts and airbags.
SelectShift, introduced by Ford in the 1960s, let people choose to drive using either an automatic or manual transmission. Their pitch was that couples wouldn’t have to choose between buying a stick shift car or not, because they could get both in one.
What makes Mustang different is the way it looks, handles, and makes you feel For eight years now, the Ford Mustang has been the top-selling
Henry Ford developed assembly lines for automobile factories, and mass production sparked another industrial revolution. See here how Ford churned out Model T cars!
Ford offers you a choice: ’77 Ford LTD: The full-size car that kept its size. This year, some carmakers are making their full-size cars smaller. But
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!
Here’s what voters thought of Ford vs Carter in the presidential election of 1976, based on things like who would handle certain problems better, and who debated the best.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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
New Galaxie 500/XL Start this one and you really start something. Available with a 405-hp. Thunderbird V-8, coupled to a 4-speed stick shift, the
These vintage Ford Econoline vans from the ’60s had eight doors and a flat floor that put every part of a load within arm’s length.