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The Automobiles of 1978
The Volkswagen Rabbit ( the American name for the VW Golf) is the first foreign car to be manufactured in the US.
Car of the Year 1978
1978 Chrysler, Dodge Omni / Plymouth Horizon
Motor Trend Car of the year, the Dodge Omni and the Plymouth Horizon saved Chrysler Corporation from bust to profitability. Made to compete with the VW Rabbit they helped establish the American sub compact front wheel drive vehicles with the models having a good run until 1990. Dodge Omni & Plymouth Horizon
The Races of 1978
Indianapolis 500 - won by Al Unser Sr
USAC - A J Foyt wins final season championship under USAC.
Daytona 500 Bobby Allison
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