Pick of the Day: 1959 Rambler Ambassador

By the late 1950s, American family sedans had grown in just about every dimension. Blame it on the stylistic trends that dominated the industry – among them, generous chrome trim adornments and elaborate tailfins. Rambler decided to call attention to the fact that its car was smaller in comparison, and...

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Green Cars for St. Patrick’s Day!

It’s been said that there’s only two classes of people: those who are Irish, and those who wish they were Irish. Today, everyone is Irish, so we at the ClassicCars.com Journal thought we’d celebrate some of the better greens from the 1960-70s. This is somewhat of a sequel of Greens...

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Pick of the Day: 1966 AMC Marlin

Pity poor American Motors! Tried to compete with GM, Ford, and Chrysler toe to toe yet is often remembered for its failures more than its successes! On the other hand, sales figures alone are not a good way to judge a product. Our Pick of the Day is one of...

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1974 Jeep CJ-5: Favorite Car Ads (Levi’s content)

Thank God for American Motors (AMC) and Levi’s. You, the blue jeans people. In 1973, AMC began selling its funky subcompact Gremlin with officially branded Levi’s seating surfaces. Though seat material was not actually denim, it looked the part, with c...

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Pick of the Day: 1970 AMC AMX

The 1968-70 American Motors AMX was a nice niche vehicle that played the role of halo car for the entire AMC lineup. It was convenient to produce the two-seater because it was based on the Javelin pony car. However, by 1970, sales were sliding like many sporty and performance cars...

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1956 Nash: Favorite Car Ads

If you’re my age, you giggle a little every time you read or watch something about child safety, at least child safety as it relates to car travel. I was born in 1965, and about the closest my parents ever came to worrying about my well being in the ca...

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