Mar
09
1972 Plymouth Fury, Large Coupe Ads, Large-Coupe Ads

1972 Plymouth Fury

Question: What would large-coupe drivers of the Seventies and Eighties drive today? Answer: Not large coupes, because there aren’t any. I suppose there’s still the Bentley Continental and the BMW 8-Series, but that’s not really what we’re talking about here.

We’re talking about cars so large, that clipping a pair of doors off of them didn’t compromise utility very much. And cars like that were once commonplace. As late as 1973, every single American brand—even AMC—offered a full-size car in coupe form. Sadly, AMC dropped the big Ambassador coupe for 1974.

Collected here are a dozen or so big-coupe print ads. If you’ve spent time with one of these large coupes—or just admired them from afar—tell us about it. The place to leave comments is down below.

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1967 Ford  (Canada)

1967 Ford Ad (Canada)

1967 Ford Ad (Canada)

Favorite Car Ads: 1968 Dodge Charger

 

1969 Ford LTD

1969 Ford LTD Ad

1969 Ford LTD Ad

Favorite Car Ads: 1988 Volvo Turbo Wagon

 

1970 Dodge Polara

1970 Dodge Polara Ad

1970 Dodge Polara Ad

Poutine Madness! A Gallery of Canadian Truck Ads

 

1970 Lincoln Continental Mark III

1970 Lincoln Continental Mark III

1970 Lincoln Continental Mark III Ad

Railroad Crossing Madness! Car Ads Featuring Cars and Trains

 

1971 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight

1971 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Ad

1971 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Ad

Coastal Drive Madness! A Gallery of Ads Featuring Cars at the Ocean

 

1972 Chrysler

1972 Chrysler Ad

1972 Chrysler Ad

Favorite Car Ads: 1976 Ford Mustang II

 

1972 Plymouth Fury

1972 Plymouth Fury

1972 Plymouth Fury Ad

Design Madness! A Gallery of Vintage Ads Featuring Cars With Hidden Headlamps

 

1973 Chrysler Imperial LeBaron

1973 Chrysler Imperial LeBaron Ad

1973 Chrysler Imperial LeBaron Ad

Wreath and Crest Madness! A Gallery of Classic Cadillac Ads

 

1977 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Landau Coupe

1977 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Landau Coupe Ad

1977 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Landau Coupe Ad

Dead-Brand Madness! A Gallery of Eagle Ads

 

1978 Chevrolet Caprice

1978 Chevrolet Caprice Ad

1978 Chevrolet Caprice Ad

Aussie Madness! A Gallery of Australian Car Ads

 

1978 Oldsmobile 88 Holiday Coupe

1978 Oldsmobile 88 Holiday Coupe Ad

1978 Oldsmobile 88 Holiday Coupe Ad

Luxury Madness! Premium Car Ads from 1955 (with prices!)

 

1979 Mercury Marquis

1979 Mercury Marquis Ad

1979 Mercury Marquis Ad

Rides and Rock: 5 Car Commercials with Great Music

 

1980 Buick LeSabre

1980 Buick LeSabre Ad

1980 Buick LeSabre Ad

Model-Year Madness! Classic Ads Featuring the Coupes of 1976

 

1980 Pontiac Bonneville

1980 Pontiac Bonneville Ad

1980 Pontiac Bonneville Ad

Recent-History Madness! A Gallery of Car Ads from 2002

 

1987 Buick LeSabre

1987 Buick LeSabre

1987 Buick LeSabre Ad

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Large-Coupe Ads Gallery

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Large-Coupe Ads

Design Madness! A Gallery of Vintage Ads Featuring Cars With Hidden Headlamps

Large-Coupe Ads

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