These vintage Fords exemplify the decades in which they were made, with styles that were typical for their times.
Before the jellybean Taurus/Sable hit the scene, Ford and Mercury’s mid-sized sedans were transitional – they was half-square and half-aero. This Marquis in SF is a nice example.
These two Sevilles show two very different approaches to prestige styling.
This time in the junkyard, we’ll take a look at two 1980s luxury sedans from Buick and Oldsmobile. They are similar, but their fanciness is expressed in different ways.
Before gas became scarce in 1973, American cars grew ever larger. This Montego MX Brougham was very much a part of that trend.
The Chevrolet Cavalier was a best-selling compact that was aimed squarely at the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, back when they were compacts too.
Chrysler‘s K-car debuted for 1981, and it helped dig out the company from its money hole. The K’s bones continued in many forms, like this Shadow convertible.
The LeBaron GTS was Chrysler’s appeal to BMW buyers, a K-car-based hatchback imbued with European flair.
The top-of-the-line Mercedes-Benz S-Class traces its lineage to the W108 platform, and this 1966 250C is a gorgeous and quaintly basic example of the breed.