There was once a time, many decades ago, when cigarette smoking wasn’t just good for you, it was pretty much mandated by the government. To be a human was to set a tube of plants on fire by your face, and we all loved it.

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We loved cars, too, so let’s take a peek at the intersection of these two loves and identify some hand-drawn cars from an old ad. Fun, right? I mean, what else are you doing this morning?

This ad is from a 1968 issue of Popular Mechanics, from the back cover. It’s a hand-drawn ad for Winston cigarettes, which, I’m told, taste good, like a cigarette should. I believe records of the day suggested that they tasted like a fresh Italian hoagie, if I’m reading things right.

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The ad is roughly themed around gentlemen, their adoring ladies, and the sports cars they all went out to drive. Perhaps there was actual competition, perhaps just a weekend jaunt with friends. It’s not clear. All that is clear is that both car and driver were pumping out copious amounts of smoke from their exhaust-tubes.

In the ad we see a total of four cars. They’re drawn loosely enough that identification is a bit tricky, but I don’t think it’s really tough. Still, let’s have some fun. I’ll tag each car with a number, and we’ll use that to identify the cars.

Sound good? Have at it. Answers are here, if you consider what I came up with as “answers.”

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Enjoy!