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1978 Dodge Omni vs VW Rabbit Golf & Toyota & Datsun Chi Chi Rodrigeuz

This Dodge Promo film was made in the Fall of 1977 for the January 1978 Introduction of the Dodge Omni. Chrysler Corporation introduced it's first world car'. This car was in production from Fall of 77 till Spring of 89. They were sold as Dodge Omni, Plymouth Horizon, Chrysler Horizon in the UK and the Simca Talbot Horizon in France. 165,000 cars were sold in the USA in it's first year of production. The US version used a VW engine block with Chrysler Parts attached which is kind of ironic considering that they are comparing the car to the VW Rabbit (Golf) in this film. Chi Chi Rodriguez does the intro for this film. Wink Martindale does the voice over for this. These films were produced by the Roy Ross Advertising agency for Chrysler. They were filmed in Palm Springs. Apologies for the bad sound quality after about 3 minutes, it's a film that's over 30 years old.


 


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Dodge Challenger Hemi Colt Mitsubishi Galant Lambda Wink Martindale Voiceover
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1977 Dodge Colt Hemi Comparison Ford Pinto Chevy Vega Chevette Datsun B210 Promo
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RARE 1983 vw rabbit gl factory turbo diesel
this car has all service records since new. the original owner (multiple business owner) spent thousands on service/maintenance my hat off to him. things i did as part of maintenace valve adjustment, new belts, including timing belt and tensioner, water pump, clutch cable, 2 tie rod assembly , 2 f a g front wheel bearings , 2 rear wheel bearing kits , 2 meyle ball joints , 2 new wheel hubs 2 control arms , 2 cv/trans seal kits , 2 rear struts assembly, meyle expansion tank, thermostat, oil baffle in valve cover, ac recharged with freeze 12, 4 new fuel injectors, trans flush, car has a/c, p/b, p/s, 5spd just been buffed seats and carpet shampooed and is ready for dubs on the boards and h2o international car shows. car has 200000 miles on it. comes with original window sticker, original vw dealer brochure for 83 turbo diesel rabbit. this car lived in georgia it's whole life (no road salt). this factory turbo rabbit is rare but in this original rust free condition makes it even more rare. car is a 1st place show winner. (vw show on boardwalk in wildwood nj. 1st place 09' 10') thanks for looking. p.s.car can be seen on vw vortex.com under diesel classifieds.





1978 Dodge Diplomat Promo Commercial Film Wink Martindale Voiceover
This film features the 78 Dodge Diplomat. Approximately 50,000 cars were manufactured in it's second full year. The 78 model year saw the introduction of the Wagon Version. This car was heavily based on the Dodge Aspen/Plymouth Volare platform. Note the similarities of the wagon model to the Aspen. Diplomats were only offered as passenger cars. By the 1982 Model year, Diplomats would be heavily promoted as Police Cars and Taxi cabs. The Diplomat was in production from 1977 thru 1989 with only minimal changes to the car which occurred in the 1980 model year. It ran from 80 thru 90 almost unchanged. As with other Dodge promo films from 78, this is narrated by Wink Martindale





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