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Citroen 2CV – St Marks Place, NYC

May 20th, 2009 by Stu

citroen-2cv-resizedCitroen produced nearly 4 million of these ugly ducks over a 42 year sales run. Although the 2CV is one of Citroen’s most iconic vehicles, its utilitarian functionality and Bauhaus-inspired design undermined the advanced-for-the-time engineering and technology.

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Ford Mustang – 9th Avenue, NYC

April 22nd, 2009 by Stu

Not the best year for Ford’s perennial muscle car (Gen II: 1974 – 1978). In fact, there wasn’t a whole lot of muscle to speak of thanks to tougher pollution laws and the OPEC oil embargo of the 1970s. Believe it or not, this so called street rod was based on a Ford Pinto subcompact in an effort to better compete against imports that shined during the energy crisis. But Mustang has stood the test of time – unlike Pony car comrades Camaro and Challenger, Mustang is the only Pony car that never ceased production since its inception.

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