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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Mercury Grand Marquis

Grand Marquis This one was the top level trim of the Marquis series. It arrived for 1975. Both 2-door hardtop and 4-door post bodies were offered. For an engine the 460 CID 4bbl V8 at 216hp was standard in the Grand Marquis. In 1976 a 400 CID 2bbl V8 was the new standard engine, while […]
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Ford LTD

LTD The top car in the Ford lineup for 1973 was the LTD. Base and Brougham were the two versions sold. Body styles included 2 door hardtop, 4-door hardtop, and 4-door post. Wagons had their own model names this year, so watch for those areas. The LTD was even available with a Police Package for […]
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Mercury Montego

    Montego Montego was Mercury’s slightly more upscale version of the Ford Torino. Like the Ford, the coupes had a shorter wheelbase (114″) than the sedans and wagons (118″)— a trait that was common even with General Motors intermediates of the day. A “Sports Appearance Group” option was available, with included a Mach-1 style […]
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Plymouth Gran Fury

    Gran Fury Unofficially, the Gran Fury was around in 1973, but was called ‘Fury Gran’, the top trim of the Fury line. It had a standard 318 CID 2bbl V8. Optional were a 360 CID 2bbl V8, 400 CID 4bbl V8, or 440 CID 4bbl V8. The car was redesigned for 1974.The 318 […]
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Plymouth Fury

Fury The Fury for 1973— The last of a run that kept the same basic design since 1969. Body styles were hardtop coupe, hardtop sedan, post sedan, and station wagon. The ’73 Fury could even tow up to 7000 lbs. when properly optioned. A 318 CID 2bbl V8 was standard in the coupes/sedan, while a […]
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Plymouth Satellite

Satellite The B-bodied Satellite was in its final two years as of 1973. Powering it were a 225 CID 1bbl S6, 318 CID 2bbl V8, 400 CID 2bbl V8 or a 400 CID 4bbl V8. Trim levels were base and Satellite Custom. The sedan and wagon were distinctly different in appearance from the coupe (watch […]
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