"Flying Car" Crash in Florida Leaves Two Injured

Two people were injured after a Maverick brand "flying car" crashed today in Marion County, Florida. Both reportedly escaped with minor injuries. The Maverick has been involved in at least two other accidents during testing, one in 2012 and another in 2013. » 10/21/14 4:50pm 10/21/14 4:50pm

For $17.00, Prepare To Get Grabbed

Indecisive home invader, Goldilocks always settled on the middle choice, after having befouled the other two. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Maverick sits in that median, between Pinto and Mustang, but for Goldi, this one may be too hot. » 10/08/10 8:00am 10/08/10 8:00am

Mad_Science Brings Us A Los Angeles DOTS-O-Rama!

Über Bird team captain and PCH Poster Child Mad_Science has vast quantities of photographs of old and interesting street-parked SoCal machinery for us. » 12/06/09 10:00am 12/06/09 10:00am

Great Grandma’s Maverick — and a Plate of Cookies — for $8,000!

With the success of the Mustang under their belt, Ford went for another equine equitable in replacement of the Falcon. Now, Nice Price or Crack Pipe wants to know if this '70 Maverick is hot to trot. » 9/24/09 7:00am 9/24/09 7:00am

Hood Scoop Of The Week: 1971-72 Ford Maverick Grabber

The name of last week's hood scoop, the Plymouth Air Grabber, reminded us of the "Dual Dome" scoops that Ford put on the 1971 and 1972 Maverick Grabbers. » 8/09/09 5:00pm 8/09/09 5:00pm

1972 Ford Maverick Sedan Has Survived Many Denver Winters, Will…

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Since I just drove to Denver, how about more mile-high iron? » 6/28/09 4:00pm 6/28/09 4:00pm

Dodge Valiant, Renault Torino, Jeep Wagoneer, And Much More Classic…

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Here's why Argentina is one of our favorite DOTSBE locales! » 1/22/09 5:30pm 1/22/09 5:30pm

1973 Ford Maverick Sedan

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. We've seen two-door Mavericks here, and now here's our first sedan.
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2010 Porsche Panamera Interior: Maverick Approved!

The newest spy shots of the 2010 Porsche Panamera » 10/30/08 4:30pm 10/30/08 4:30pm show an interior that just taunts you to do your best impersonation, surrounding the driver with an F-14 Tomcat-like bevy of switches, toggles and knobs. The radio and navigation controls appear to be operated by the console's touch screen while the leather-wrapped…

1973 Mercury Comet

Welcome to Down On The Street » 10/29/08 10:00am 10/29/08 10:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. We saw a last week, and before that the and the . No shortage of Falcon-based Comets on the island… but how about the -based Comet? Mavericks themselves, sure- a and - but…

1970 Ford Maverick

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. We tend to think of the Ford Maverick as a pure Malaise Era vehicle, and the two '74s we've seen in this series (this one and this one) reinforce that impression. Don't forget,… » 8/13/08 9:00am 8/13/08 9:00am

Celebrate The Olympics With A 1972 Ford Mustang Sprint

With the Olympics kicking off, let's rewind to 1972 and take a look at some special "Sprint" edition Fords built to commemorate both the XX Olympiad in Munich, Germany and the XI Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan. The Sprint option was an appearance package on the '72 Pinto, Maverick, and Mustang. Of course, with the… » 8/08/08 2:40pm 8/08/08 2:40pm

1974 Ford Maverick

It turns out that this Maverick wasn't the only one on the island, though today's car is nearly identical to the last one. Yes, another gold '74 two-door Maverick! What are the odds? I discovered this car just around the corner from the Killer Whale Transporter, which reminds me that air-cooled VWs seem to have a… » 3/26/08 9:00am 3/26/08 9:00am

1974 Ford Maverick

Here's another type of car that used to be everywhere, but that seemed to suddenly disappear from the road at some point during the 1990s. I found this example parked just down the street from the red '61 Plymouth Valiant, and it's in decent shape and a 2-door to boot.


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PCH, What To Drive In '75 Edition: Matador or Grabber Maverick?

It goes without saying- well, hell, maybe it doesn't, but that won't stop us- that, after the first installment of What To Drive In '75, we'd want to do a Choose Your Eternity matchup featuring the two selected cars. Unfortunately, we couldn't find an Oleg Cassini Matador at any price, and the cheap Grabber we found… » 11/23/07 6:00pm 11/23/07 6:00pm

What To Drive In '75: Oleg Cassini Matador or Grabber Maverick?

Years ago in a grimy Santa Ana thrift store, I spotted it: the Edmund's Car Prices Buyer's Guide for 1975. The year that may have been the rock-bottom nadir for American car buyers since World War II (when you couldn't buy new cars at all). This yellowed paperback immediately became one of my favorite possessions-… » 11/21/07 11:00am 11/21/07 11:00am

The '70 Mercury Comet Can Outrun A Raging Bull!

Say you've driven your new Comet sedan into a cattle pasture for a picnic, only to find that you're about to be gored by an enraged bovine. Not to worry! The little Maverick clone fits an amazing four passengers and goes faster than most animals. Warning: The stunningly bad song at the end of this ad will attach… » 11/01/07 2:00pm 11/01/07 2:00pm