Retro Charlotte

Datsun, AMC, and other old dealerships

“With its gull-wing doors open, this Bricklin SVI looks as if it is poised and ready for takeoff. Autohaus Charlotte, Inc., which has been appointed dealer for the new U.S.-produced sports car, received its first models of the Bricklin this week. Developed and produced by General Vehicle, Inc., of Scottsdale, Ariz., the Bricklin is the brainchild of former Subaru importer Malcolm Bricklin. Powered by a 351 cubic inch Ford engine, the two-seater has an acrylic body reinforced with fiber glass and is described by its producers as one of the safest production cars,. around. It will sell for between $10,000 and $11,000.” July, 1975. E. Indep Blvd.
“With its gull-wing doors open, this Bricklin SVI looks as if it is poised and ready for takeoff. Autohaus Charlotte, Inc., which has been appointed dealer for the new U.S.-produced sports car, received its first models of the Bricklin this week. Developed and produced by General Vehicle, Inc., of Scottsdale, Ariz., the Bricklin is the brainchild of former Subaru importer Malcolm Bricklin. Powered by a 351 cubic inch Ford engine, the two-seater has an acrylic body reinforced with fiber glass and is described by its producers as one of the safest production cars,. around. It will sell for between $10,000 and $11,000.” July, 1975. E. Indep Blvd. The Charlotte Observer

Did you buy a car at one of these dealerships? Wonder if Barney still sits in the old squad car at Bob Mayberry’s place in Monroe.

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