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Cars from our past

The Chevrolet Camaro has been around for generations. From being introduced in the fall of 1967 to the latest 2016 model with four cylinder engines, it is the first car in the line to have a Super Sport option (SS). The first engine offered in the SS Camaro Classic was of 295 horsepower with a 350 cubic inch engine. To boot,the debut of the Camaro offered 8 different engine options with 80 different factory options. 

Although the car was given with the usual radio, air-conditioning and tachometer, there were some other unusual options customers could choose from. For example, a fold-down rear seat but, compared to today’s cars, it did not expand and open to extra storage. Moreover, it offered the “liquid aerosol tire chain.” This allowed the rear tires to be sprayed with an aerosol spray for a smooth ride. 

The promotion of the car was uncommon. An advertisement of two minutes featuring the Camaro SS erupting from a volcano with the tagline, “Camaro, it’s something else,” allowed the public to see the car beyond ordinary. The car in itself became an inspiration for many songs. 

The car didn’t just influence music, it also became a character for over 2,500 movies. One of the most famous was the 2006 Transformers. The movie showed the 1960 Camaro transformed into the character BumbleBee. Apart from being a car that was out of the ordinary, it was used for many other occupations, for example, the police cars in the UAE. 

 

Luxury land

The Cadillac DeVille which means the Cadillac “of the town,” in French is one of the best cars in the line. Offering an absolutely stunning exterior with a sporty touch, makes it one of the only cadillacs with a straight body finish. The hood, trunk and 2 doors compliment the texture of the car and fit elegantly. It presents functioning cornering lights, 15 inch wheels with hubcaps and a Cooper Trendsetter SE Whitewall 235-75-15 litres. 

The interior holds comfort in every sense. The seats are upholstered with the original pattern and leather. The Cadillac DeVille stretches to an incredible length of 5664 mm/223inches with a width of 2024mm/79.7inches and a height of 1433mm/56.4inches. 

Apart from having a quality ride, the Cadillac had earned its name through many movies too. The infamous Tin Men and 48hours were one of the first movies to have included this gem. The engine holds 340 horsepower with a 390 cid. However, the last model of the DeVille was manufactured in 2006 making it one of the most limited edition cars to drive. Known to be one of the most luxurious and elegant automatic classic cars in the game.

Famous Ford

Considered to be one of the most luxurious cars that Ford has ever presented, the Ford Thunderbird 1966 earned a high reputation compared to other cars of its size and shape in the American Market. Offering a modern touch and fashionable features, even critics couldn’t take their eyes off this stunner. 

It offers a two door hardtop coupe with front engines and rear-wheel drive. The interior is a mark of luxury. Inspired from the European jet-era luxury cars, it offered unique instrument panels that were padded with the car’s sun visors. Providing foam-wide foam rubber seats, retractable front seatbelts, front and back folding armrests made it a perfect ride. 

The exterior took off attention from Mustangs due to its headlights. It resembled an eagle’s eye which stood on a metallic grill. Instead of having the usual Ford badge it offered a bird like figure. 

The luxury ride is able to go from 0mph to 60mph in 9 seconds with a top speed of 130mph. Even Though, the last day of manufacture was June 10th 1966, till this day car lovers still wonder why this rare luxury is not brought back. 

 

American Pride

The black beauty herself, The 1967 Ford Mustang is the classic car to own. A showstopper that does not compromise comfort or speed. The uniqueness of this model outshines the others. The original model of the Mustang underwent its first significant redesign for the 1967 model year. The running horse design on the seat backs of the 1967 Deluxe Interior was removed. a new deluxe interior kit with unique colour options, brushed aluminium or unique door panels, seat buttons, and woodgrain dash trim.

Seat back shells with stainless steel trim, like those in the Thunderbird, were part of the 1967 premium interior. Hardtop two-door, two-door fastback and convertible two-door were included in the model. 

With an engine of 2.0L with 8 cylinders and a dynamic horsepower of 286 is assured to provide a smooth ride. 

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