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In the mid-1960s, Europeans looked across the pond and drooled over the Ford Mustang prancing along American highways (okay, a couple of Ford “T5s” made it to Germany). But late in the decade, Ford brought Europe it’s own “Mustang,” the beautiful Cortina-based Ford Capri fastback.


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David Tracy

Writer, Jalopnik. 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle, 1985 Jeep J10, 1948 Willys CJ-2A, 1995 Jeep Cherokee, 1992 Jeep Cherokee auto, 1991 Jeep Cherokee 5spd, 1976 Jeep DJ-5D, totaled 2003 Kia Rio