Award-winning author Patrick R. Foster guides readers on a trip through a tumultuous decade in automotive history. Witness the demise of big block gas-guzzlers and convertibles and the near-demise of the Chrysler Corporation. Relive the birth of the American subcompact, custom vans, t-tops and a new aesthetic. Remember Pintos, Pacers, Vegas, X-bodies, and the proliferation of front-wheel drivehallmarks of the 70s auto-evolution.
Foster doesnt stop with the hot cars. To put it all into perspective, he stops along the way to sample the music, movies and manias that made the 70s sensational.
-A fabulous decade of American automobile history. -More than 400 photos of the decades greatest cars and culture, including movies, music and trends.
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. This volume includes more than 400 photographs of the 1970's greatest cars and culture, including movies. Super '70s: Cars of the Disco Decade Paperback – October 1, 2000. by. Patrick R. Foster (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central.
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For millions of Americans, '70s music, movies, and of course, automobiles, are what they remember best. This volume includes more than 400 photographs of the 1970's greatest cars and culture, including movies, music and trends. Readers can witness the demise of big block gas-guzzlers and convertibles, and relive the birth of the American subcompact, custom vans, t-tops and front-wheel drive.
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The cars reflected all of it, from garish excess to the automotive dark ages when the Oil Crisis and the advent of emissions standards combined to cause as much muscle-car agony as Burt Reynolds selling his beloved Bandit
The cars reflected all of it, from garish excess to the automotive dark ages when the Oil Crisis and the advent of emissions standards combined to cause as much muscle-car agony as Burt Reynolds selling his beloved Bandit. Some of the cars below would be in the Automotive Hall of Fame if it actually inducted automobiles (but it doesn't, weird right?) and some of them are just gloriously tacky as hell. Either way, they're the 1970s-est cars of the 1970s.
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Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. With the fuel crisis of the 1970s, the small cars from AMC once again refilled corporate coffers, and the firm's purchase of the Jeep brand also generated profits-but ultimately, it was too little, too late. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read American Motors Corporation: The Rise and Fall of America's Last Independent Automaker. Even a partnership with French automaker Renault and the introduction of all-wheel-drive cars couldn't save AMC. In 1987, Chrysler Corporation purchased AMC and the story of the last independent automaker came to an end.
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By (author) Patrick R. Foster. This engaging book, from one of America's best-known automotive writers, tells the entire AMC story from its inception to its ultimate demise.