We love the sound of this old Harley - reminds us of the grumbling that we frequently see on the Vent Pages!
VENT PAGES are handy for posting of off-topic posts, rants, raves, rages, etc, which might not be appropriate on other threads where adults are having serious discussions. Childish rant? Need to call another poster a name? Just feel like spouting off? Or even if you have something to say and there doesn't seem to be any other logical place to say it....THIS PAGE IS FOR YOU!
1974 was not a great year for car nuts! The Arab Oil Embargo, gas lines, government mandates all combined to take the excitement out of American cars. Imagine the highest HP you could get in a Corvette was 270 HP and the standard Corvette engine was a puny 195!
This, after all, was the year that the Mustang II, available with either a 4 cyl or a v-6 was Motor Trend's Car of the Year.....Most will also remember the ridiculous 55mph NATIONAL speed limits imposed on American drivers!
It's hard to pick an auto icon for 74....Probably the most significant in terms of pointing the way to our new directions, was the 1974 VW Rabbit! (sold in Europe as the "Golf"!