"The whys and wherefores of car advertising are pretty arcane. Who knows what motivates the censors? We picked six of our faves. This one is superb. In a phallic kind of way. Mature petrolheads would have run out and bought "
The Green Hornet – 1966 Chrysler LeBaron Imperial
If you like schlocky, 1960s Americana, you’ll probably be all over the Green Hornet.
If not, you have to check out this absolute corker of a cheesy kids show, starring Martial Arts legend Bruce Lee as the faithful oriental sidekick.
The car featured as The Green Hornet’s ride is a 1966 Chrysler LeBaron Imperial – the ground-hugging baditude of which survives to this day – despite the anachronisms of the TV show in which it starred.
They don’t make cars – or TV shows – like this any more.
And more’s the pity.
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