Malaise Era

September 28, 2015
Malaise Monday 9/28: ’73-’76 Cadillac Calais premium
Interiors could be done up in eleven genuine leathers, five plaids, velours, and knits. Outside you could choose from eight different color accent stripes, thirteen new paints, and padded Elk grain material for the vinyl top. I think it's fair to say that the Calais went out with a bang, and Cadillac wouldn't be the same without a brash entry level offering, until the debut of the ATS in 2013.
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September 21, 2015
Malaise Monday 9/21: ’74-’78 Ford Pinto premium
  What is the Ford Pinto to you? For many people who were adolescents in the 70s, it was a ticket to freedom, nightmare on wheels, love shack, hot rod, the list goes on, and on. To me, it was the first car that I ever knew as a bringer of fiery death. My dad […]
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September 14, 2015
Malaise Monday 9/14: 1973 Chevrolet Impala premium
When the Impala nameplate is mentioned, it usually conjures up images of either the early 1960s models that are popular with the lowrider community, or the brutish SS version offered in the 90s. However, the ’71-’76 Impala deserves as much recognition as its older, and much younger relatives. It was the best selling car in America […]
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September 11, 2015
Week In Review: 9/7-9/11 premium
Malaise Monday, Labor Day Edition: A Salute To Wagons Why A Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Is The Perfect Vehicle For Autumn Wallpaper Wednesday: Porsche 911 Modified By Singer Future Used Car Review: 2015 Buick LaCrosse
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August 24, 2015
Malaise Monday 8/24: 1978-1983 Ford Fairmont premium
Think of it as a mashup of Rod Stewart and Elvis. A half baked idea to bring together two things that are fine on their own, but really weird when stuck together.
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August 21, 2015
Week In Review: August 17th-21st premium
Malaise Monday 8/17: 1974-1976 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Used Car Buying Tip: Don’t Trust Your Own Eyes Wednesday Wallpaper: Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera Underrated Ride Of The Week: 2008-2012 Porsche Boxster The AutoTempest Blog Weekend Mix Vol. 1 
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August 14, 2015
Week In Review: August 10th-14th premium
When you look at this 1977 Dodge Monaco, does you skin begin to itch? Mine does. This thing is practically the automotive manifestation of a guy in a polyester suit, complete with a comb over and bad pickup lines. The Dodge Monaco is an easily overlooked malaise era car. It didn’t have any particularly innovative features […]
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August 10, 2015
Malaise Monday 8/10: 1974-1978 Dodge Monaco premium
  When you look at this 1977 Dodge Monaco, does you skin begin to itch? Mine does. This thing is practically the automotive manifestation of a guy in a polyester suit, complete with a comb over and bad pickup lines. The Dodge Monaco is an easily overlooked malaise era car. It didn’t have any particularly innovative […]
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August 3, 2015
Malaise Monday 8/3: Chrysler New Yorker Brougham premium
Regardless of body style, the New Yorker has an oddly beautiful look for such a behemoth of an automobile. It's striking from any angle, the pointy chrome bumpers and thick chrome trim around the taillights see to that. I'd go so far as to say that a well kept example of New Yorker Brougham would be at home in a Baroque or Victorian art museum. Too far? Ok, too far.
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July 31, 2015
Week In Review: July 27th-31st premium
From fine Corinthian leather, to sporty SUVs with 3 pedals, we covered a lot on The AutoTempest Blog this past week. Catch up and then go drive!
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