Our time in an original 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Sport Sedan

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No summertime car show is complete without a row of Chevrolet Chevelle Super Sports, but when was the last time you've seen a four-door pillarless Sport Sedan? Not a four-door sedan, mind you, but a four-door hardtop without a B-pillar? Ron Bousquet, the owner of this wonderful example from 1970, confessed to us that this is the first one he had seen despite the fact that he was a mechanic for many years and worked on all Chevrolet models of the 1960s and 1970s.

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1985 Buick Skyhawk Wagon

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The Buick Skyhawk started out as a badge-engineered upscale version of the wretched Chevy Monza, took 1981 off, then returned as a front-wheel-drive J-body in 1982. This car is largely forgotten today, and the station wagon version manages to be even more forgotten. Still, a few remain, and this ’85 hung on for nearly 30 years before washing up in The Crusher’s waiting room.

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Tips to Prevent Car Theft

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Since the months of July and August are the worst months for vehicle thefts, AutoGuide has assembled a list of tips that, if followed, may help you keep your car.

According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a vehicle is stolen in the U.S. every 44 seconds. In the spirit of National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, here’s some advice to avoid becoming part of that statistic:

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Chrysler recalls some vans, cars and SUVs for airbag problem

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Chrysler announced two recalls last week, both for the potential of improper airbag deployment.

On certain model year 2013 Chrysler Town & Country minivans, Dodge Grand Caravan and Ram C/V Tradesmen models, a software error could result in the wrong airbag deploying in the event of a crash. For example, a left-side impact would cause the right-side airbags to deploy.

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A Quasi Rare Cougar Longroof

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So recently, this olelongrooffan was out and about checking on various things going on in my life these days and up in front of one of Bennett’s Auto Parts locations, I spotted something that hits two buttons in the life of this olelongrooffan. Longroofs and Cougars.

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Women More Likely to be Overcharged for Auto Repairs

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Women are more likely to be quoted an inflated price for automotive repairs according to a new study.

 

Conducted by Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, the findings suggest that women who seem not to know about cars are likely to be quoted a higher price. The same study shows that women who haggle are likely to get a bigger price break as well.

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