GMC Motorhome

GMC Motorhome Introduced in 1973, the GMC Motorhome was a unique piece from the get-go. Historically, motorhomes have been sold in two phases. The body builder buys a bare chassis from a truck maker, then builds the house portion over it, at which time the complete vehicle is ready for sale. The difference here is […]
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GMC Caballero

    Caballero The next frontier after the Sprint was the Caballero. It was the new G-body platform and new name for GMC’s sedan-pickup. The year was 1978. The GMC Caballero was the cousin to the Chevrolet Elcamino, both of which took on the look of the Chevrolet Malibu. For its first model year the […]
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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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Jeep Commando

Jeep Commando Commando was in its final year of production in 1973. It rode on a 114″ wheelbase chassis and was 174.5″ in overall length. For body styles, offered were pickup truck, station wagon and convertible choices. They were fairly light trucks topping out at 3100lbs for the wagon. The standard engine was a 232 […]
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Rolls Royce Silver Wraith

Silver Wraith The Silver Wraith II arrived for model year 1977, and lasted through the 1980 model year. It was the long-wheelbase Rolls with 123.5 inches of it. The overall length was 211.5 inches. It was one of the heavier cars in the Rolls lineup at 4850 lbs., though not quite as much as the […]
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Oldsmobile Cutlass S

Oldsmobile Cutlass S The Cutlass S as of 1973 still was the aero-type Cutlass variant, keeping the historical, rounder back half. It was now redesigned as part of GM’s colonnade (A-body) line. The ‘S’ was advertised as having a meaning of ‘Sport, Spirit, Swagger’. This year it was only offered in a 2-door coupe style, […]
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Jaguar XKE

XKE The XKE is one of the most cherished European cars of all time. Its shape is considered by many to be ahead of its time, still to this day. Its final two years fall within the smog-era— 1973, 1974. The ’74 version made Time Magazine’s list of the Top 50 Worst Cars of All […]
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