Ford was “all-in” when it came to NASCAR in 1969, and this 1969 Ford Talladega is the street-going result of their racing and aerodynamics research. These cars featured special sheet metal to improve high-speed aerodynamics, and the results were worth the efforts. Its a 428 Cobra Jet powered ride with a bench seat and column shifter…
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Pontiac produced the Chieftain beginning in 1949, and ending with the third generation in 1958-the only year for the G3. Longer and lower are the buzz words in 1958 and the new air suspension smooths out the ride. The occupants could listen to a new and much more reliable transistorized AM radio, if it was
If a “sleeper” is defined as an unassuming car that can blow the doors off most vehicles around it on a racetrack or drag strip, then we’re living in a golden age of sleepers. Practically every German luxury sedan that’s not powered by a four-cylinder wears stately sheet metal and packs upwards of 350 or
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There have been no less than three separate vehicles that Dodge had badged as the”Charger Daytona”. The Charger Daytona for 1969 is a direct result of the Charger 500’s inability to compete, particularly on tracks of more than one mile in length or the “superspeedways”. The Daytona two-door coupe is on the same Chrysler “B”
The Plymouth Barracuda is on the compact Valiant “A” platform and, initially, is equipped with one of two six cylinder engines as standard equipment. The rear window glass (backlight) on the fastback is not unique, but it is huge, at 14.4 ft² (1.33 m²)). Models marketed in the USA are equipped with the base 225 cu in (3.68