Favourite cars from my birth-year!

The Telegram (St. John’s) - - THE CAR GUIDE - Thank You! Ja­son Ken­ney, St. John’s.

“I was look­ing back at some of my favourite cars from my first year on earth - 1976! First : ‘76 Chevro­let Monte Carlo . Such amaz­ing body lines, the car was long and looked so much bet­ter than the older shorter mod­els. 1976 marked the first year of the rec­tan­gu­lar double stacked head­lamps which re­placed the more tra­di­tional two round head­lamps. “Se­cond, the 1976 Pon­tiac fire­bird Trans AM, which sold 46,701 were sold in ‘76. My favourite is the sil­ver colour with the scream­ing chicken de­cal on the hood. The Trans AM was made pop­u­lar in the movie, Smokey and The Ban­dit, where a black and gold 1977 model was used.” “And last, I love the peppy 1976 Chevy Vega. Only 3508 were sold for ’75 / ‘76, com­pared to its sib­ling the Chevy Monza which sold 46,735 that year. The cooler Vega was 111 horse­power, 2.0 litre twin cam four. It was light, sporty and small. Not as pop­u­lar as mus­cle cars of the time, but su­per cool in my opin­ion! I hope our many an­tique car en­thu­si­ast read­ers en­joy!”

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