The decade started out fine, but turned dark and desolate very quickly
The 1970s was a tough decade for cars. It started out like gangbusters with the introduction of the Dodge Challenger and Datsun 240Z -- both solid performers. Then the oil crisis hit in 1973, and the automotive landscape turned bleak mighty fast. Fuel economy became more important than performance nearly overnight, leading to smaller vehicles that were shells of their former selves, such as the Ford Mustang II, or were barebones econoboxes, such as the AMC Pacer. But not all were bad.
Click through to follow our tour of the good, the bad and the ugly cars of the 1970s.
Dash-cam footage captured the moment when a truck driver in Russia lost control of his vehicle while traveling at high speeds through a roundabout. The... More Dash-cam footage captured the moment when a truck driver in Russia lost control of his vehicle while traveling at high speeds through a roundabout. The incident occurred on the federal highway, in the region of Samara. No major injuries were reported.
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