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Classic Car Ads: Station Wagons of 1979

Station Wagons of 1979

Functional as they were, station wagons were generally marketed as upscale. Not that low-end models weren’t available, but ads and commercials for wagons generally put a luxury spin on the situation. And, at least for a while, inextricably linked to the premium wagon experience was the woodie look.

A quick count of the vehicles seen in the gallery that follows reveals just thee wagons not festooned with wood-look applique. Check for yourself. If you spent time with any of the station wagons seen below—perhaps as a child—leave us a note. The place to leave comments is down below.

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Station Wagons of 1979

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1979 Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country

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Datsun 210

1979 Datsun 210

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1979 Mercedes-Benz 300 TD (France)

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1979 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser

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