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The 1950-1959 Cadillacs reflected the prosperity and ambition of the era. Cadillacs of the 1950s were finned, chromed, and loaded with features inspired by the jet age.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

Designer Jack Telnack joined Ford in 1958 where he worked on the very first pony car in Joe Oros' Ford Studio. Read Telnack's story on the creation of the 1979-1981 generation of Mustangs.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

The Mustang II was reasonably popular in its time, but history has pushed it to the bottom of fans’ consciousness. Find out how an energy crisis and government regulations broke this pony car.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

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Mustang began a second revolution with the sophisticated "New Breed" of 1979. It was a new kind of Ford pony car but was every inch a Mustang. Learn more about the 1979-1981 Ford Mustang.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

In 1969 and 1970 the Mustang had it all -- except buyers. Learn all about the personalities, the updated designs and the rocky road for 1969 and 1970 Ford Mustangs.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

Joe Oros oversaw designs for nearly every Ford vehicle for a dozen years, but his biggest success was a rush job: the Ford Mustang. Read in his own words how the winning design came together.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

Gale Halderman was instrumental in the creation of the first Ford Mustang, sketching the final prototype and overseeing the production of a full-scale model. Read his first-hand account of the process.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

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Carroll Shelby was as temperamental as his customized Mustangs were powerful in the 1960s. See how his supercharged cars were a hit for Ford and how he then broke away from the company.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

It was the newest thing in showrooms and American culture and everyone seemed enthralled by it -- except for a couple of reviewers. Learn how the 1965 and 1966 Ford Mustang became such hot sellers.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

It was a long journey from the idea of a sleek American sports car to the first Ford Mustang. Learn about the many dead ends and how worried Ford execs settled on the right formula.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

The 1969 Dodge Charger presented perhaps the widest array of choices in the history of the nameplate. There was a base model an available SE (for "Special Edition") option that heaped on more luxuries a hot-performing R/T version and two wild race-bred iterations: the 500 and the Daytona.

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Many fans watched "The Dukes of Hazzard" TV show to see a character that never earned a salary -- the General Lee. Recently, the Dukes' 1969 Dodge Charger starred its first feature film, and it ain't just whistlin' Dixie.

By Ed Grabianowski