Saab 96

96 In its latter years, the 96 was sold only as a 2-door sedan and in one trim level, base. It was a lightweight car at just over 2000 lbs. Wheelbase was short at 98.3 inches. Overall length was 167 inches. Driving the front wheels on this car was a 1700cc 1bbl Ford V4. It’s […]
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Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger The Ford Ranger was a top trim package of the big pickups and even the later Broncos until 1982. At minimum, the package added cloth and more padding to the seats, as well as extra brightwork throughout. Two sub-levels of trim were also available during this era. These were Ranger XLT, and Ranger […]
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Ford Pinto

    Pinto The Pinto was in its 3rd model year for 1973. It was offered in 2-door hatch-look coupe, 3-door hatchback and 3-door station wagon. Famous for fiery rearend collisions due to ruptured fuel tanks, the car is still the butt of jokes almost 40 years later. Another issue was that doors jammed hindering […]
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Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta     Fiesta The Fiesta was offered in North America form 1978-1980. It was imported via Ford of Germany. While the German version had the more effective Euro-style lighting, the N.A. version offered only round sealed beam headlamps. The only body style we got here was a 3-door hatchback. Powering it was a […]
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Mercury Capri

Capri The Mercury Capri initially was imported via Ford of Germany starting in the ’70 model year…. fast forward to 1973… The Capri was powered by a 2.6L V6 for ’73, and a 2.8L V6 for ’74. The latter engine had redesigned cylinder heads for higher durability. The Capri took a hiatus in North America […]
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