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Time Machine Dilemma: It’s 1986 and You Have Enough Money For a New Chevette? What Do You Buy?

After last week’s Time Machine Dilemma (in which you emerged from your time machine in 1973, on Auto Row and with enough cash to buy a new Ford LTD), I thought of doing a 1974 Oil Crisis Diminished Expectations Economy Car Time Machine Dilemma. However, the really challenging econobox-shopping decisions came a bit more than [...]
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Curbside Classic: 1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1

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

Look at this car and what do you see: Eleanor, star of the original 1974 “Gone in 60 Seconds” movie? All the worst excess and ugliness of the early seventies folded up into one bloated pile? A long stripe of black rubber burned into... Read Post

Time Machine Dilemma: It’s 1973 and You Have Enough Cash For a New LTD. What Do You Buy?

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

The discussion of yesterday’s Junkyard Find, a 1973 Ford LTD, got a bit heated at times. Some felt that the ’73 LTD was an abomination too horrific to contemplate, while others (including most who had actually driven one back in the... Read Post

Time Machine Dilemma: It’s 1966 and You Have Enough Cash For a Porsche 911. What Do You Buy?

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

The Time Machine Dilemma works like this: your time machine lands on Auto Row in some past decade, and you have enough cash to buy a certain iconic car of that era. Do you buy the iconic car, or do you hoof it to some other dealersh... Read Post


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