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Old 03-08-2010, 11:29 PM
 
Location: Northeast Tennessee
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I really like that 73 New Yorker Brougham.... it was the comparible to the Electra Limited or Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Regency, which really did sell in higher #s. Over 100,000 Electra 4dr sold in 1973. I like the Electra too and actually owned a 72 Electra. What a car. The other comp from Ford Motor Co would have been the Mercury Marquis Brougham..

compare and enjoy...

1973 Mercury Marquis Brougham




1973 Buick Electra Limited
http://www.oldcarbrochures.com/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=10199 &g2_serialNumber=2 (broken link)
http://www.oldcarbrochures.com/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=10201 &g2_serialNumber=2 (broken link)

1973 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Regency
http://www.oldcarbrochures.com/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=12319 0&g2_serialNumber=2 (broken link)
http://www.oldcarbrochures.com/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=12319 3&g2_serialNumber=2 (broken link)

and the other offering from GM's mid-line makes, (Pontiac)
this 1973 Pontiac Grand Ville (like mine) may have been close)






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Originally Posted by rlrl View Post
when looking at the front and back it kind of replicates the 73 Buick Electra in a viscious almost shark-like look--

--but everyone LIKES the Electra!!

I don't think too many like the New Yorker of 73!!

Last edited by Tennesseestorm; 03-08-2010 at 11:53 PM..
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Old 03-10-2010, 09:40 AM
 
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Other than the color, I like it!
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