1960s Classic Cars
In the 1960s, the United States battled with overseas manufacturers for market share, and models introduced in this era ranged from compact cars to muscle cars. Learn about hundreds of cars from the 1960s.
1960-1961 AMC/Rambler Ambassador
Introduction to the 1965-1967 AMC Marlin
1968-1969 Buick Skylark & Gran Sport
1960 Buick Electra
1961-1962 Buick Electra
Introduction to 1967-1969 Cadillac Eldorado
1961, 1962, 1963, 1964 Chevrolet Impala Super Sport
1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa and Monza
1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza
1962, 1963, 1964 Dodge Standard
1963, 1964, 1965, 1966 Dodge Dart GT
1965-1966 Dodge Polara 500/Monaco & Monaco 500
1964, 1965, 1966 Ford Thunderbird
1960 Ford Thunderbird
1969 Ford Cobra & Talladega
1964, 1965, 1966 Imperial
1963-1970 Lincoln Limousine
1961 Lincoln Continental
1964-1965 Mercury Comet Cyclone
1966-1967 Oldsmobile 4-4-2
1968-1969 Oldsmobile Hurst/Olds
1962, 1963, 1964 Plymouth Sport Fury
1967-1968 Plymouth Sport Fury and VIP
1968-1969 Plymouth Sport Satellite and GTX
1967 Pontiac Firebird Sprint
1967, 1968, 1969 Pontiac Firebird
1968 Pontiac Firebird 350
1965-1966 Rambler Ambassador
1963-1964 Studebaker Avanti
1960 Studebaker Lark
1962-1964 Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk
1969 Shelby GT-350 & GT-500
1967-1968 Shelby GT-350 & GT-500
1965-1966 Shelby GT-350
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The 1964 Pontiac GTO has been called the pioneer of muscle cars. The stiff handling and low gas mileage did little to sway the opinions of car enthusiasts with a love of power. Read about the 1964 Pontiac GTO and view a great photo in this article.
The 1956-1968 Renault Dauphine enjoyed a long successful run. The original name of this car was to be "Corvette" but Chevrolet beat Renault to the punch. Get valuable design and engineering details for Renault's appealing sedan.
The 1964-1967 Chevrolet El Camino was popular with consumers due to its abundance of options. The V-8 series of engines featured a 220 horsepower four-barrel carburetor with dual-exhaust. See the evolution of the 1964-1967 Chevrolet El Camino.
In 1969 and 1970 the Mustang had it all -- except buyers. Learn all about the personalities, the updated designs and the rocky road for 1969 and 1970 Ford Mustangs.
Joe Oros oversaw designs for nearly every Ford vehicle for a dozen years, but his biggest success was a rush job: the Ford Mustang. Read in his own words how the winning design came together.
Gale Halderman was instrumental in the creation of the first Ford Mustang, sketching the final prototype and overseeing the production of a full-scale model. Read his first-hand account of the process.
Carroll Shelby was as temperamental as his customized Mustangs were powerful in the 1960s. See how his supercharged cars were a hit for Ford and how he then broke away from the company.
It was the newest thing in showrooms and American culture and everyone seemed enthralled by it -- except for a couple of reviewers. Learn how the 1965 and 1966 Ford Mustang became such hot sellers.
It was a long journey from the idea of a sleek American sports car to the first Ford Mustang. Learn about the many dead ends and how worried Ford execs settled on the right formula.
The 1969 Dodge Charger presented perhaps the widest array of choices in the history of the nameplate. There was a base model an available SE (for "Special Edition") option that heaped on more luxuries a hot-performing R/T version and two wild race-bred iterations: the 500 and the Daytona.
Many fans watched "The Dukes of Hazzard" TV show to see a character that never earned a salary -- the General Lee. Recently, the Dukes' 1969 Dodge Charger starred its first feature film, and it ain't just whistlin' Dixie.