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In the Garage: 1972 Plymouth Cricket

The 1972 Plymouth Cricket owned by Rick Nossa.

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THE CAR AND ITS OWNER

1972 Plymouth Cricket owned by Rick Nossa WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING

Even as Fiat-owned Chrysler today injects European DNA into its American cars, few remember that the company once marketed a genuine English sedan under its Plymouth brand to compete with Ford’s Pinto and Chevrolet’s Vega. “The Cricket is a rare British import,” says Nossa, “and there are only...

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In the Garage: 1972 Plymouth Duster 340

The 1972 Plymouth Duster 340 coupe is owned

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THE CAR AND ITS OWNER

1972 Plymouth Duster 340 coupe owned by Bill Peysson WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING

The muscular Duster 340 offered sporty good looks and barrels of fun at a modest price, even though it was conceived as the federal government began to rein in horsepower due to more stringent emission controls. “A note of significance, though a somewhat sad note to the muscle car...

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