The early 1970s oil crisis saw sales of muscle cars and other gas-guzzlers wane while smaller, compact cars gained popularity. Learn more about 1970s cars in this section.
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The 1975-1979 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GT/GTV/Sprint Veloce was liked for its handling but sales were low due to the odd dash with the tach dead-ahead and other gauges in the center along with fast rusting and poor reliability. Learn about the Alfa Romea Alfetta.

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The 1976-1979 Cadillac Seville started an automotive revolution of downsizing due to high gas prices and smog regulations. The Seville became the smallest and most fuel-efficient sedan in Cadillac's lineup. Read more about this classic American luxury car.

Jack Telnack: Chief Designer of the 1979 Ford Mustang

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