Comeback Cars: Names That Return to Live Again

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Since the dawn of the automobile, hundreds — if not thousands — of cars and car names have come and gone in the U.S. Many of these were popular at inception and then, thanks to market changes, oil crises, economic upheavals and elusive consumer interest, the cars and their monikers were discontinued. However, for a lucky few vehicles automotive oblivion was only temporary. These models went out of production but in some cases resurfaced many years later — often completely different than the original — yet wearing the familiar name. Here’s a look at comeback cars — nameplates that left the market but roared back to life and are still surviving on the streets.

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