The muscle car era saw some of the most inventive advertising in history of the automobile.
This may be hard to believe for some, but there actually was a time when Detroit was the car capital of the world. Mo Town (Detroit) was filled to the brim with creative advertising people given the freedom to create innovating and provocative ways to entice average Joes to get off the couch and buy cool cars. When it came to muscle cars, the envelope of auto advertising was pushed to the limit. Here is a small taste of some of the best ads of the muscle car era.
Are you Dodge material? This 1970 Dodge Charger 500 commercial asked just that before it was banned. What would be quite funny today simply pushed the limits too far for that era's consumer. There was no denying however how awesome the Charger really was.
Nothing struck fear on the streets of the 1960's quite like a Ford Mustang. The 1966 edition was no exception. Featured in one of the era's best commercials and remembered for one simple question, "Should a single girl buy a 1966 Mustang?"
In 1967 the Chevy Camaro was featured in its first ever car commercial. It had a sticker price of $2,466 for a hardtop coupe and also came as a convertible, but not a fastback like Mustang. Who could resist a car so hot it can emerge from an erupting volcano without a scratch?