Maverick

Simple Machine: 1976 Ford Maverick

In mid-1969, Ford retired the Falcon and introduced the Maverick, initially intended to be an “import fighter.” It was nearly as successful as the Mustang was a half-decade earlier, but its target was different. Ford referred to it as… more»

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Minnesota Maverick: 1971 Ford Maverick

Every time I see an early Maverick, I wonder why they aren’t more popular than they are. This 1971 Ford Maverick can be found here on craigslist in the Grand Rapids, Minnesota area. The seller is asking $5,500.

66 Mile Time Capsule Find! 1974 Ford Maverick

A few weeks back, I wrote an article about a Ford Maverick. A good friend of mine during our late teenage years had one and we had a lot of adventures with it. I seriously doubted I write another… more»

Southern California Survivor: 1971 Ford Maverick

A 1971 Ford Maverick! This takes me back to my misspent high school years. My best friend had one of these and that poor car got continually savaged but it took a lickin’ and kept on tickin’. This example,… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1972 Ford Maverick 302

In 1972, if you wanted a Ford Mustang but just couldn’t justify the cost, you could walk into your local Ford dealer and order a Maverick with a 302 V8. You didn’t get the same kind of grunt as… more»

Nearly Perfect: 1973 Ford Maverick

Ford is a company that seems to have the ability to release cars that are in the right place at the right time. Of course, they did make some catastrophic mistakes, but cars like the Model T, the Mustang,… more»

The Real Deal: 1972 Maverick Grabber V8

The grabber package was a trim package applied to Ford’s compact maverick. In 1971 and 1972 there were extra trim and unique hood modifications not available in later years. Here is a 1972 V8 equipped model with such trim…. more»

Amazing Survivor: 9k Mile 1971 Ford Maverick

With a claimed 9,000 miles on the clock, this 1971 Maverick appears to be in good condition, and while it may not be to everyone’s taste, this unmolested car serves as a reminder of simpler times. The Maverick is… more»

44,000 Original Miles: 1973 Ford Maverick

When it was in production, the Ford Maverick was not what you would call a rare car by any stretch of the imagination. However, like so many of its contemporaries, it was seen as a basic transportation option that… more»