Stutz Blackhawk

Stutz Blackhawk The Stutz Blackhawk as of 1973 was based on the Pontiac Grand Prix. The body was made by a coachworks in Torino, Italy. It was available usually in coupe form, though the occassional convertible was sold.The wheelbase of the GP was retained at 116 inches and the car weight about 5000lbs. Powering it […]
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Avanti II

Avanti II *There was just one model and one body style produced by Avanti Motor Corporation for most of the smog-era. We’ll use “II” as the model, though we acknowledge that some folks consider the “II” as part of the manufacturer name…* The Avanti II was still based on its Studebaker roots in 1973. It […]
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Ford Mustang II

The Mustang line got a radical redesign for 1974, a year late for the first oil crisis. It was now officially known as Mustang II. At 175 inches long, this generation was the shortest in length, and was based on Pinto architecture. While the car itself is scorned by purists to this day, it was […]
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Jeep Wagoneer

Jeep Wagoneer In 1973, the Jeep Wagoneer was already around for many years, but now was starting to move upmarket in anticipation of the upcoming Cherokee. As of its first year, it was available in both 2-door and 4-door versions. But in 1974, the 2-door was dropped, due to the Cherokee now on the market. […]
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Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee The Jeep Cherokee was a new model for 1974. The only body style offered was a 2-door SUV configuration. It essentially replaced both the Commando and the 2-door Wagoneer in the lineup. To create some separation, the grillework was a little more modern than that of the Wagoneer. Engines choices were the 258 […]
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Renault 17

17 Renault’s 17 was more or less, a model 12, but in form of a coupe. The R-17, as it was also known, had seating for four occupants. Wheelbase was the same at 96 inches. The overall length, being a coupe, was shorter at 170 inches. Curb weight was a bit heavier at about 2400lbs. […]
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