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In 1969, the Blue Oval unleashed a variant to the Torino family simply known as the Ford Cobra.

The Cobra was only in production for two years, and it’s name was taken directly from the 428 Cobra Jet Engine that was included as standard equipment.

1969 Ford Cobra Vintage Magazine Ad

With only 14,000 or so of this specific vehicle built, by today’s standards the Ford Cobra is a bit of a rare find although it does have a strong enthusiast base.

So for #ThrowbackThursday, let’s travel back to 1969 and take a look at this vintage magazine ad for the Ford Cobra.

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On Wednesday October 8th, the LaFontaine Family completed the paperwork that finalized the purchase of Gladwin Ford located in Gladwin, Michigan.

Now that all the I’s and T’s are dotted and crossed, I’m thrilled to introduce to you the all-new LaFontaine Ford of Gladwin!

LaFontaine Ford of Gladwin Michigan

With the addition of LaFontaine Ford of Gladwin to our family of dealerships, the LaFontaine Automotive Group now includes 20 franchises in 13 Michigan locations.

John Berghoefer, General Manager of LaFontaine Ford of Lansing will also take on the duties of overseeing the operations of LaFontaine Ford of Gladwin.

The two Ford dealerships plan on working closely together to ensure that the customers of both stores have access to the entire Ford lineup of cars, trucks and SUV’s.

Ryan LaFontaine spoke on behalf of the family and the entire team,

We have many long time customers and friends in northern Michigan. Finally having a facility and staff there will make an already great business even better for our customers. We are looking forward to growing in this market with a full line-up of great Ford products and a wide variety of pre-owned vehicles.

The Family deal is about being there for our customers throughout their ownership journey. It’s not just about selling a vehicle, it’s about enhancing the overall experience from sales to service to parts.

We’re looking forward to showing our dedication to the customer and our commitment to this community. This is a proud time for us and couldn’t be happier to have a new home in Gladwin.

To show our support of the community right from the start, LaFontaine Ford of Gladwin is proud to be official sponsor of the Gladwin High School Flying G’s.

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