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Junkyard Gem: 1979 Ford Ranchero 500

Enormous 1977-79 Ranchero was a sibling to the rococo Thunderbird

Car-based pickups were all the rage in the United States throughout the 1970s, and this generation of Ranchero was one of the wildest-looking of all. Here's a much-abused '79 in a San Francsisco Bay Area self-service wrecking yard.

Pickups that blur the line between car and truck

The automotive equivalent of the mullet, from the Ford Ranchero to the Honda Ridgeline.

The Honda Ridgeline isn't the first pickup based on a car platform, and it won't be the last.

Subaru Legacy pitted against Roadkill project cars

There's an evergreen debate among auto enthusiasts about whether they would prefer to have the latest and greatest car of today or a certified classic from yesteryear. What if you had to further define that, though, and the choice was between a brand new 2015 Subaru Legacy or a turbocharged Datsun 240Z with a hatch that wouldn't close?


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