Retro Release

1996 Lexus SC Coupe Press Release

“Combining generous options of style, power, handling and luxury amenities, the Lexus Coupe was an auto industry sensation at its debut. Characterized by the early advertising line ‘an iron fist in a...

Million Corvette 1992 Press Release

“WARREN, Mich. The one-millionth Chevrolet Corvette, a white 1992 convertible, will be built July 2, 1992 at the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green, Ky. “Nineteen ninety-two is a...

1991 Buick Motorsport Press Release

“FLINT, Mich.—Buick Motor Division is playing to win in top-rank NASCAR stock car competition again in 1991. “In NASCAR’s top division, Winston Cup, drivers compete in 110-inch wheelbase Regal...

1991 GMC Syclone Press Release

PONTIAC, Mich. — Paving the way for high performance trucks is the GMC Truck Syclone compact pick, available in dealerships in January, 1991. Capable of 0-60 mph acceleration in...

1996 Toyota Tacoma Press Release

“The U.S.-built Tacoma truck, featuring an all-new off-road option package for 1996, continues Toyota’s time-tested reputation as a leader in compact pickups. “Tacoma was designed in America by Calty...

1990 ‘Days of Thunder’ Lumina press release

“WARREN, Mich. — The Hollywood stars in ‘Days of Thunder’ may set movie fans’ hearts racing. But for automobile enthusiast, the heartbeat of Paramount Pictures’ new movie is a Motown star called...

1992 Pontiac Salsa Press Release

Salsa is Pontiac’s 1992 concept car — a fluorescent orange vehicle with a fun-loving, multi-faceted personality that fits its California heritage. And that’s because it was designed in California at the General...

1990 Jeep press release

A two-part look at the 1990 Jeep press release kit includes this letter by Chrysler Chairman Lee A. Iacocca: “The Legend’s First Fifty “A little more...

‘Jeep: The First 50 Years’

From a 1990 Jeep press release: “1940-1946: The Search Begins: Military Production: In a 1940s memo to Willy-Overland officials from Col. A W. Herrington of the Marmon-Herrington Co., Herrington called both the...

1996 Infiniti Q45 Press Release

Infiniti enters the 1996 model year with strong sales momentum and a top quality ranking from J.D. Power and Associates 1995 Initial Quality Survey as “Best Overall Carline.” … Earlier this year,...