That model might've been early enough to have real wood on the sides (Do you recall?). . .I was dating in my mother's 1963 Ford Country Squire station wagon. It had a 427 CID engine and got about 10 mpg.
I hate to see the price of gas go up but since I have retired I don't have to put very many miles on a car.
I find the differences in premium fuel up-charges, based on location, interesting. And I gained some insight by reading Grim's C and D article (post 19)--I'm beginning to get a better understanding of the pricing structure: from the article: "According to the EIA, there’s no Big Oil collusion to blame. Rather, it’s a confluence of market, industry, and regulatory factors that affect everyone, not just those in luxury cars. . ."