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Junkyard Find: 1990 Ford Escort Pony

In 1990, budget-conscious car shoppers who wanted to buy American-built (if not American-designed) could pick up a Dodge Omni/Plymouth Horizon America for $6,995, a Pontiac Sunbird coupe for $7,858, or a Ford Escort Pony for $7,423. The Escort had penal-colony-grade amenities and was on the final model year of a very elderly platform (though not [...]
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Junkyard Find: 1988 Ford Escort GT

Vehicles / Automotive Industry News : The Truth About Cars (4 months ago)

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Junkyard Find: 1977 Chevrolet Nova Coupe

Vehicles / Automotive Industry News : The Truth About Cars (5 hours ago)

The fourth-generation Chevrolet Nova sold in huge numbers, wasn’t a bad car by the standards of its time, and stayed on the street in significant quantities well into the 1990s. However, the Malaise Era Nova just never gathered much... Read Post

Junkyard Find: 1986 Dodge Omni

Vehicles / Automotive Industry News : The Truth About Cars (2 years ago)

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