When Dodge replaced the compact Dart with the slightly larger Aspen for the 1976 model year, it promoted the newer car as “the family car of the future.” So perhaps we should present the Pick of the Day, a 1977 Dodge Aspen station wagon, as the family car of the past.
Or perhaps simply as a vehicle available for 4 figures that you rarely see on the road these days.
According to the Standard Catalog of American Cars, Dodge rolled out more than 111,000 Aspen wagons for the 1977 model year, though the private seller in West Hampton Beach, New York, probably is not incorrect when noting, “This is a really rare vehicle and is in excellent condition.
“All original — clean and sharp looking. It’s a head-turner. Runs beautifully. Daily driver.”
The seller notes that the wagon recently has gotten a new fuel tank; fuel, air, and oil filters; belts; ignition wires; spark plugs; and…