Classic Cars of 1970s

Teen Learned to Drive in 1971 Pontiac Firebird

1971 Ponitac Firebird

Dylan Hall learned to drive in a 1971 Pontiac Firebird. With help from family friend Kenny Moyer, along with the use of Moyer’s 1971 Pontiac Firebird, the teenager soon mastered the floor-mounted gear selector lever of the automatic transmission and … Continue reading

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1975 BMW 2002

When Don Emerson was in college at Western Maryland a fellow classmate drove a BMW. The road manners of that car impressed Emerson. Upon graduation the young man settled in the Houston area and soon he began searching for a … Continue reading

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1970 Ford Mustang Grande

“I married into a family of Fords,” Michael Luczak says. After owning a long list of Fords, Luczak and his wife came to the conclusion that a vintage Mustang would be a perfect car for them. Locating an old Ford … Continue reading

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1970 Dodge Challenger T/A

From the first time in early 1970 when William Ouellette saw the Dodge Challenger T/A in the North Star Dodge dealership in Brooklyn Park, Minn., he knew that was the car for him. Back in 1970 Ouellette was driving a … Continue reading

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1971 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu

The black-vinyl convertible top on Stephan Paillard’s 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu goes down in April and up in October. The original owner was a woman (with obvious good taste in cars). She selected a car equipped with an all-black interior. … Continue reading

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1970 Plymouth Cuda Convertible

During the 1970 model-year, Plymouth manufactured a total of 19,515 Cudas, a vehicle that Henry Mauney Jr., describes as “a car just short of a racecar for the street.” Of that number of Cudas only 635 were convertibles. An even … Continue reading

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1975 JENSEN-HEALEY

“I don’t know what started the initial interest in SBC’s [Small British Cars] but it may have had something to do with my surname, genetics and hormones,” John English surmises. English was just out of school in 1962 when he … Continue reading

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