As part of a recurring feature displaying technically classic vehicles presumed to be in daily use found parked on the mean streets of Alameda, California, the lads from Jalopnik bring to your eyes my favorite American car. With the big six and three-on-the-tree, it could run forever … provided the front end did not disintegrate from rough roads. While one occasionally sees examples of this vehicle pimped beyond all rationality, this one is representative of what it is supposed to look like,
In its day, this was a compact car. No wonder the oil crisis hit so hard.