1960s Classic Chevrolet Cars

The 1960s Classic Chevrolet Cars Channel covers popular antique Chevrolets from the decade. Take a look under the hoods of 1960s classic Chevrolet cars.

Though still on the gaudy side with its creased bodysides, tapered trim strip, jutting fender tops, and rear-deck sculpturing, the Impala's lines were undeniably cleaner -- ready to usher in a new era. Learn about this classic and its famous 409-cid motor.

Actually not due to Ralph Nader's attacks, the Corvair died a tragic death, kept in production only long enough to amortize the die expenses. But its spirit lived on as the model evolved into the 1965-1969 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa and Monza. Learn more.

By 1961, production of the sporty Corvair Monza was in full swing and the car was selling like hotcakes. The model was also the source of lawsuits. Learn why you should read your Corvair drivers manual and view pictures of this affordable sports car.

Chevrolet billed its unibody senior compact Chevy II Nova SS as "the thrift car," though insisting that its "no-nonsense styling ... will catch glances years away from the showroom." Discover if the car lived up to its advertising and view pictures.

The 1963 coupe was the most popular of all Spyders, with nearly 12,000 built. Orders often exceeded capacity -- this was just not a car that could be built quickly. See specs and pictures for this efficient, high-peformance sports car.

Bel Airs and Impalas were too big for some; Chevy II and Corvair too tiny. The answer came in the form of the A-body Chevelle. It quickly developed into a powerful machine. Look under the hood of this classic car and learn about its evolution.

Charged with improving the Corvette living legend, Chevy ended up with the most collectible Corvette of all -- the Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray. Look under the hood of this classic car and learn about its styling and public repsonse.

The 1967-1969 Chevrolet Camaro was not just a me-too response to Ford's Mustang, though many might think so. In fact it was Chevy's Corvair that first uncovered the market. Learn more about the 1967-69 Chevrolet Camaros.

The first Z-28 was to Chevrolet's Camaro what the Ford's Boss 302 was to their Mustang: a factory-built "ponycar" you could buy straight from the showroom. The Z-28 appeared two years before the Boss. Learn more about 1967-69 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28.

The 1962-1967 Chevrolet Chevy II was a basic low-cost car that was rushed into production to compete against the Ford Falcon. Did Chevy pull it off? Read on to find out the history of the Chevrolet Chevy II.

Chevelles came in four trim levels for 1965 -- the 300, 300 Deluxe, Malibu, and Malibu SS. Of the six Chevelle body styles, Super Sports came only in convertible and hardtop coupe forms. Read about the 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu SS Hardtop Coupe.

Things would never be better for the Chevrolet Corvair Monza station wagon than they were in 1962. The year brought exciting new models and enhanced performance. Learn the story and details of the 1962 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Station Wagon.

Is there anyone who doesn't recognize the 1966 Corvette Sting Ray 427? The goals for the most changed Corvette since 1953 were better accommodations and space, and a better ride, handling, performance. Read about the 1966 Corvette Sting Ray 427.

Decades ago, purists could still order a no-nonsense, ultra-high-performance 1960 Chevrolet Corvette roadster by choosing carefully from the options list. Read how this 1960 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster got out the door without luxury goodies.

Corvair, Chevrolet's first compact car, featured a rear-mounted, air-cooled engine like the VW Beetle. Read how Chevy followed the company's lead by turning the Corvair into a van and a pickup with the 1963 Chevrolet Corvair 95 Rampside Pickup.

The 1958-1965 Chevrolet Impala was a flamboyant model that was enthusiastically snapped up by buyers. Impalas of this era are much different from the Impalas on the market in modern times. Follow the 1958-1965 Chevrolet Impala story.

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.