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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GMC Sprint

GMC Sprint The GMC Sprint was freshly redesigned for 1973, along its cousin the Chevrolet Elcamino. The hot Sprint to have was the Sprint SP. The SP added rally wheels, side stripe with ‘SP’, and a tighter suspension. Let’s not forget the 454 CID LS4 V8 that the SP had. It was rated at 245hp. […]
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Ford Ranchero

Ford Ranchero     Ranchero It was Ford’s sedan-pickup rival to the Chevrolet El Camino and GMC Sprint. In 1973, the Ranchero was Ford’s ‘sedan-pickup’ version of the Torino, and it too was in the second year of a new generation. Throughout the Torino / Ranchero ‘marriage’, the two vehicles shared most of their options, […]
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