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

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