My Car Quest

July 10, 2020

Great Car Magazine Advertisements

by Wallace Wyss - I don't know if in the era that follows the Great Plague, if car ads will work on us the same way they once did. But as a former copywriter of car ads (for marques as diverse as Chevrolet, Ford, Olds and Lancia) I think I'm … [Read more...]

Ford Comes Up With a Dynamite Advertising Campaign Just When We Need It

Ford Produces A Life-Saving Idea by Wallace Wyss - Ford did something really commendable this week, they decided to help out folks who bought a Ford and are now rendered jobless by the coronavirus. The spots plug a car payment relief … [Read more...]

Old Car Advertisements

by Mike - More than one GT40 for sale in the same magazine! Even in 1971 a used Ford GT 40 was $15,000, however, it still would have been a great investment. These classified ads are from the April 1971 issue of Road & Track as … [Read more...]