1960s Classic Dodge Cars

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


Though compacts were quite popular in the early 1960s, the public still wanted full-size cars like the Dodge Standard. The car still struggled for sales numbers, but some fame on the drag strips, often beating out bigger, heavier rivals. Learn more.

in the looks department, few would rank these as the most alluring Dodges ever -- or even of the decade. Some might even call them stodgy, perhaps ordinary. Yet they were eminently representative of their time. See pictures and specs for this classic.

Virgil Exner did some goofy things in his last years as Chrysler styling chief, but the 1963 Dodge Dart GT wasn't one of them. Clean, even Italianate in some ways, it was an elegant car. View pictures and specs for this classic model.

As the "Soaring Sixties" dawned, Chrysler Corporation seemed to be its own worst enemy. The chief designer started bordering on the bizarre and the styling on this model was busy and bordering on gimmicky. Take a look at this failed classic car.

The 1968-1969 Dodge Coronet R/T and Super Bee was yet another mid-size model from Dodge. One of the Super Bee models sported an engine that took up a staggering 440 cubic inches. Learn more about the 1968-1969 Dodge Coronet R/T and Super Bee.

The Dodge Custom 880 was born in 1962 out of Dodge's need to restore a full-size car to its downsized model line. "Big room, big ride, big power!!!!" screamed one of the car's ads. Take a look under the hood of this classic car and see photos.

Though better known today as a compact, the 1960-1961 Dodge Dart was a full-size car. It was also a huge sales success despite having to deal with competitors Chrysler-DeSoto-Plymouth. See pictures of this classic car and look under the hood.

Over the years, the 1967-1969 Dodge Dart GT GTS had morphed from a comfortable family car into a road-ready speedster. Learn more about the changes to body and engine that arrived with the 1967, 1968, and 1969 Dodge Dart GT GTS.

The 1968-1969 Dodge Charger models featured and even tougher stance, aggressive lines, and extra power under the hood. And don't forget all the amenities inside, like bucket seats. Learn more about 1968-1969 Dodge Charger.

Controversy came right along with the 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona. The car was originally conceived as a sleek vehicle for NASCAR racing, sporting a large rear stabilizer and pointed snout. Learn more about the 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona.

Although it didn't arrive on the market until January 1966, the new Charger quickly gave Dodge a strong presence in the fastback revival that sprouted in the mid-1960s. See pictures and learn more about this sporty classic.

One highlight of the 1964 racing season was Chrysler Corporation's revival of hemispherical combustion chambers for its most powerful V-8s, an effective, expensive design last used in 1958. Read about the 1964 Dodge 330 Super Stock Two-Door Sedan.

The Dodge Polara 500 made its debut for 1962 as Dodge's entry in the new personal-luxury class. It suffered from rushed styling projects and odd headlight placement. Learn more about the Dodge Polara 500.

The 1965-1968 Dodge Monaco and 500 attempted to capitalize on the success on the Pontiac Grand Prix. There was no denying that it had a sense of style other automakers wished they could duplicate. See photos and learn about this classic car.

The 1969 Dodge Charger was a design high point for muscle cars of the day, with its attractive, curvy styling, hemi V-8 engine and a roomy, functional interior. See pictures and learn more about this powerful classic car.

The Dodge Coronet R/T had power and style. But the muscle car field was crowded in the late '60s both in the industry as a whole and within Chrysler Corporation. Read how the Coronet R/T held up to competition on the market and in its own showrooms.

The 1962-1964 Dodge 880 was the result of hasty planning by Dodge to compete in the mid-size car market. From start to finish the car took only three months to completely design and engineer. Follow this entertaining automotive tale.

The 1964 Dodge Charger was a muscle car with brains. This car represented Dodge's reaction to the wildly popular GTO muscle car. Read about the restoration of a 1964 Dodge Charger and about the car's history in this article.

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.

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