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Malaise Era: Definition and Examples

Malaise Era: Definition and Examples

'74 Buick Apollo Malaise: This word comes from the combination of French words mal- and aise (which translates to ease). This word generally means a sense of being uneasy or feeling out of sorts. It usually involves the beginning of an illness or feeling less that healthy. The term “malaise” has come to designate the decade of cars produced between 1973 and 1983.

Plymouth & The Great Depression

Plymouth & The Great Depression

The history of the automobile industry is intertwined with the history of our country from the period just preceding the turn of the 20th century onward.

Motor vehicles started to become more of a reality and less of a dream during the end of the 1800s, and automobile ownership was brought within reach of ordinary Americans with the introduction of the Ford Model T in 1908.

During the earlier days of automotive manufacturing there were a couple of events that had a big impact on the evolution of the industry.

Third Generation Plymouth Barracudas

Third Generation Plymouth Barracudas

Of all the classic cars that are out there people who have a specific affection for Plymouth automobiles often gravitate toward the Barracuda.

A lot of people think that the first pony car was the Ford Mustang, and it is true that the class of vehicle was named after the Mustang. However, the Barracuda, which was considered to be a pony car once the term was coined was introduced first. The Plymouth Barracuda was released on April 1 of 1964 which predated the debut of the Ford Mustang by a couple of weeks.

The Plymouth Fury

The Plymouth Fury

There is a certain mindset that seems to come along with ushering in a brand-new year. Perhaps the first thing that comes to mind is the hard-core reveling that is done by many people.

Partying hard to welcome the new year is a tradition for a lot of folks and as long as it is done responsibly there is certainly nothing wrong with knocking back a few potent potables with your friends and family.

A Look At The Plymouth Duster

A Look At The Plymouth Duster

Plymouth DusterWhen you are a teenager looking for your first car you are probably not going to have a lot of experience with regard to the reputation of the vehicles in your price range for reliability.

That’s where your motorhead uncle comes in, and there are certain cars that were around during the 1970s and 1980s that had a reputation for reliability. One of these was the Plymouth Duster, a car that is a favorite of many classic Plymouth fans.