Chevrolet Concours

Chevrolet Concours Chevy saw a threat in the Ford Granada and Mercury Monarch which were considered near-luxury compacts with Euro style. When GM’s divisions were truly independent of each other, maybe Chevy’s leadership recalled that the Cadillac Seville was using a stretched Nova platform— Maybe they got an idea. Originally, the call was answered with […]
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Cadillac Eldorado

Cadillac Eldorado The Eldorado was in the third year of its generation as of 1973. The 1974 Eldos shared the same general appearance as the ’73s but received a new grille. Powering this heavy car until 1976 was the Cadillac 500 CID 4bbl V8. The car got a new nose with rectangular headlamps for 1975. […]
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Cadillac Seville

Cadillac Seville The first generation of the Seville was right in the middle of the smog-era— 1975-1979. This car was based on the K-body architecture which itself was based on the X-body (Nova, Omega, etc.) but was on a longer wheelbase and built for a softer ride. It weighed about 600 lbs. more than a […]
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Lincoln Continental

Continental The name ‘Continental’ was used in one form or another on all Lincolns for some time. But when we use the name here, we’re using it to describe the basic non-Town Car and non-Mark versions. The Town Car was the top end trim level of this car until 1980, and the Mark series was […]
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Lincoln Versailles

    Versailles The Lincoln Versailles was a luxury spin-off of the Ford Granada. The Versailles and the early Cadillac Seville are the original smaller size luxury cars. The car was sold from 1977 to 1980. Most noticeable differences from the Ford and Mercury counterparts, were the signature Lincoln hump on the trunk lid, and […]
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