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Car ads from the year you were born

They are fun to peruse. And they are pretty easy to find with an online search or two.

But I'm warning you. They have the potential to make you feel high-mileage.

What’s being sold in this 1970 ad?

A) A muscle car. B) A metaphorical male body part. C) The idea that a new image can be purchased. D) A value system. E) Other.

A car you could buy in 1967 for $2,500

Getting one with an engine that had a little oomph cost more.

In which of the “Star Trek” TV series does a Camaro show up?

This seems like caption-contest fodder

Four things to consider, for starters: 1. Is there one hellacious dust storm headed her way? 2. What is she thinking about as she gazes at that back seat? 3. Are those ejector seats? 4. Where is the driver and what is he doing?

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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