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“How to own big dreams on a small budget.” These car ads for Dodge Dart by Chrysler are from 1961. They didn’t have a tagline as such, but all had “Dodge Dart!!” somewhere on them.
“Your engine makes this much acid every day.” These amazing illustrated ads for Shell “X-100” motor oil date from 1951-52 and featured artwork by Boris Artzybasheff.
“Unmistakably…the finest in the fine car field.” These car ads for Lincoln by Ford are from 1957-58.
“Driving is fun again!” These car ads for Renault “Dauphine” are from 1958-59.
“Dollar for dollar you can’t beat a Pontiac.” These car ads for Pontiac “Eight” are from 1951.
“So much fun for so little money!” These car ads for Dodge Dart by Chrysler are from 1959-60.
“Small wonder – with a wonderful ride!” These car ads for Corvair by Chevrolet are from 1960.
“Like magic!” These ads for Sinclair “Opaline” motor oil are from 1947. The ads had a magical theme, and featured stars of current movies.
“There’s a big difference between a lion and a dandelion.” This somewhat bizarre illustrated ad campaign by Ethyl gasoline ran from 1950 to the beginning of 1952.
These images are from the Italian Lambretta calendars dating from 1967-70. Each year featured a different model throughout, including Jean Shrimpton, Claudine Auger, Marisa Mell and Raffaella Carrà.
“Wouldn’t you rather have a Buick?” These ads for Buick cars are from 1964-65 and featured white background shots of individual cars taken at unusual angles to exaggerate the front or back of the car.
“Only Chevrolet is first!” These striking ads for Chevrolet cars are from 1948.
“Faultlessly lubricated with Valvoline.” These ads for Valvoline motor oil are from 1945-48.
“Makes cars stay beautiful!” These ads for Simoniz car cleaner and polish are from 1937-40.
“You meet the nicest people on a Honda.” This ad campaign for Honda scooters dates from 1964 to early 1966.
“Some people have all the fun.” This ad campaign for Honda scooters is from 1966.
“Honda shapes the world of wheels.” This ad campaign for Honda scooters is from 1967.
“Seat fabrics elegant enough to inspire a famous fashion designer.”This ad campaign by Fisher Body (an automobile manufacturer owned by General Motors) ran from 1962-68. Many ads feature glamorous models wearing haute couture.
“Makes time stand still.”These amazing space-age style ads for Fisher Body date from 1957-59 and are a collage of photography and illustration.
“The only car with wide track wheels.”These lovely illustrations for various Pontiac cars date from 1959-69. The artwork was created by Art Fitzpatrick (AF), who drew the cars, and Van Kaufman (VK), who drew the backgrounds.