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NAME AND SHAME – Valiant

NAME AND SHAME – Valiant

First published in 2011-04-08 We can start the name and shame area with the vehicle that first piqued our interest in vehicle names. It was the Chrysler Valiant. For those NOT familiar with the vehicle in Australia, the name Valiant was for many years synonymous with Italian immigrants.  The market gardeners of the 1960s and 1970s loved these things and would race into their local dealerships with a box of cash pulled from under their bed yelling at the salesman…

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FANGED – 1963 Chrylser Ap5 Valiant Safari

FANGED – 1963 Chrylser Ap5 Valiant Safari

First published 2011-03-22  Model: 1963 Chrysler AP5 Specs:  3200cc OHV (225ci) In line 6 cylinder, Front engine  Longitudinal RWD  3 speed automatic Year last driven: 1999 This old Valiant was the trusted recycling bin of one of GOA’s esteemed founders. He would chuck plastic bottles in it until full (a process that took several months) and then start it up and drive to the recycling depot but it didn’t start it’s life with him like this: He bought it on a…

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