Automotive News intern Andrew Thurlow took a look through the history books at General Motor's largest recalls to date.
Sources: NHTSA, Center for Auto Safety, Automotive News archive
Date: December 1971
Total units affected: 6,682,084
Models: Certain 1965-70 units of these nameplates -- Chevrolet Bel Air, Brookwood, Camaro, Caprice, Chevy II, G series, Impala, Kingswood, C series, P series, Nova and Townsman; GMC C series, G series and P series
Defect: Sudden acceleration caused by broken motor mounts
Photo: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro