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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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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Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera The first front wheel drive variant using the ‘Cutlass’ nomenclature was introduced in 1982. It had a brand new name— Cutlass Ciera and was built on the totally redesigned A-body platform. Wheelbase was 104.9 inches, the same as on the smaller X-body Omega. Coupe or sedan were your body choices if you […]
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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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Chevrolet Impala

Chevroelt Impala Slotted between Bel Air and Caprice, the Impala was the middle of the line fullsize Chevy in 1973. Several body styles were offered. First was a 2-door hardtop called Sport Coupe. Second was a 2-door post called Custom Coupe, though it was actually more of a hardtop with a larger combined B/C-pillars. Third […]
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Oldsmobile Hurst-Olds

Hurst-Olds The newly redesigned Cutlass S provided the platform for the 1973 Hurst-Olds. It was available in just two colors, black or white, with each accented by gold touches. Two big blocks were made available. First was a L75 455 CID 4bbl, dual exhaust V8, making 250hp. Taking the fumes out the back were a […]
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Oldsmobile Firenza

Firenza This nameplate started as a sporty trim level of the rear wheel drive Starfire line from 1978-1980. Base engine was a 2.5L 2bbl Pontiac I4 making 85hp. A 231 CID 2bbl Buick V6 1making 105hp and a 305 CID 2bbl Chevrolet V8 making 145hp were optional. In 1979, the nose got restyled and lost […]
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