24 CARS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY 10 –THE STUDEBAKER AVANTI
Studebaker was the underdog of the North American market.They built some of the hairiest cars ever produced, but they never achieved enough sales to be around past the mid-1960s.
But that shouldn't exclude this legendary carmaker from a spot under the MSCC Christmas tree.
24 CARS AND TRUCKS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY 9-THE FORD MODEL TSo far the Cars of Christmas have been relatively modern but that formula gets thrown out with this pick-Henry Ford's baby...
The Model T.
You simply cannot talk about any modern production car without including the family tree-and this is the great-grandfather of everything automotive built in any modern factory.
This is the Model T.
THE 24 CARS OF CHRISTMAS: DAY 8: THE 'AMERICAN GRAFFITI' 1932 FORD DEUCE COUPE
'American Graffiti' is one of those must-see movies for anybody who really cares about movies. It captured the heart and soul of a night on the town for a group of teenagers.
It was about hormones, life decisions and cars, in no particular order-and a classic hot rod...
THE 24 CARS OF CHRISTMAS DAY 7: THE 1968 CHARGER
The 1968 Charger was one of those automotive moments where Detroit got it just right. The car was a beauty and it made the first generation 1966-67 Charger more unloved than ever.
Personally, I really liked the 1966-67 Chargers- but I loved the 1968 Charger-the car was pure style from its hideaway headlights to its iconic taillights.
In between was some of the best sheet metal ever lovingly stamped for an automobile.
THE 24 CARS AND TRUCKS OF CHRISTMAS:DAY 6: 1967-68 MERCURY COUGAR
These days there are two kinds of cougars: large woodland predators that look at people's pets as the special of the day on their menu; and hot-looking older women who don't really like the label. But in 1967, Mercury added a four-wheeled cougar into the mix- long before human cougars were invented.
Mercury wanted to add an upscale cousin to Ford's Mustang for the Blue Oval pony corral.
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