The 1957 Ranchero (yellow/white) appears in the opening scene in Albany New York. The vehicle is later seen in Kiley Texas. Just a coincidence that it appears in the same places as the villain of the story?
Guest star Fred Sadoff would later appear in a re-curring role as a police psychologist in the QM(Quinn Martin) series "The Streets Of San Francisco.
The helo is a Hughes 500. This Hughes model was well known as the "Loach" observation helo during the Vietnam war.
The 1957 Ranchero (yellow/white) is in the prologue. It is driven by a medical attendant who attempts to break up the kidnapping of the young Starret by his estranged father.