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 super sleek 1976 Pontiac Firebird Limited Edition Trans Am commemorated Pontiac's 50th anniversary. It proved such a hit that the company modeled the 1977-79 Special Edition Model after it. Find out why and learn more about its appeal.

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