1960s Classic Ford Cars

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


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1961, 1962, 1963 Ford Falcon Futura

The 1961-1963 Ford Falcon Futura models were easily the most popular of the Big Three's compacts because they were closest to what buyers wanted: simple and reliable. Get the specs and learn how this sporty economy car worked.

1961, 1962, 1963 Ford Thunderbird

The early 1960s were perhaps the finest hour for the Ford Thunderbird. By the time a special gold model paced the 50th Anniversary Indy "500" in May, 1961, sales had already reached 50,000 for the model year. Learn more about this classic car.

1963, 1964, 1965 Ford Falcon Futura Sprint

The mission of the Ford Falcon Futura Sprint was practical transportation, and some even proclaimed them as modern successors to the everlasting Model A Ford. View the specs that enabled this car to win the top two honors in its class at the Monte Carlo rally.

1964, 1965, 1966 Ford Thunderbird

Car Life described 1964-1966 Ford Thunderbird as "begadgeted and bedazzling ... It should keep boys of all ages occupied." Whether for boys, men or women, this classic car offered enough options and models to fit almost anyone. Get specs for this classic.

1960 Ford Thunderbird

The 1960 Ford Thunderbird was one of the greatest achievements in American automotive design. In fact, it may well be one of the outstanding American automotive achievements of the decade. See pictures and specification of this classic beauty.

1969 Ford Mustang Grande & Mach 1

The Ford Mustang, Ford's most popular "ponycar," got a significant redesign in 1969. In addition, the company added a suite of other memorable models, like the 1969 Ford Mustang Grande and Mach 1. Check out the 1969 Ford Mustang Grande & Mach 1.

1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 & 429

Some car lovers might have thought that five new Ford Mustangs were enough in 1969. But when the model year began, Ford had two more ideas to launch: the 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 and 429. Read more about the 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 & 429.

1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt

More than a few enthusiasts haven't even heard of this rarely spotted Ford, offered for just one year. That's because a Thunderbolt was about as far removed from a highway machine as anyone could get in the beginning of the performance era. Get specs and learn more.

1969 Ford Cobra & Talladega

The 1969 Ford Cobra was offered in fastback or notchback form. Because it was the budget-price car, it featured rather plain, conservative trim on the outside and an austere interior to match. Read more about he 1969 Ford Cobra.

1966-1967 Ford Fairlane 500XL/GT & GT/A

Sportiness and Ford Fairlane were never synonymous -- until the introduction of the 1966-1967 Ford Fairlane 500XL/GT and GT/A. Read more about the clean, aerodynamic lines and other improvements in the 1966-1967 Ford Fairlane 500XL/GT and GT/A

1964-1967 Ford GT

The 1964-1967 Ford GT was an underrated but ultimately winning entry in the international racing scene. The original version made its public debut at the 1964 New York Auto Show before heading to European tracks. Explore this classic car.

1962-1970 Ford XL

The Ford XL, especially the early models, remains the definitive "Total Performance" car for many enthusiasts. It combined interior elegance with race-winning speed. See pictures and read about this classic car.

1968 Ford Mustang California Special

In 1968, Ford built 4,000 Mustang California Specials that were sold only in the Golden State. Less knowledgeable Mustang buffs can mistake the car for a one-off custom or even a notchback Shelby. Check out the 1968 Ford Mustang California Special.

1960-1966 Ford Falcon

The Ford Falcon was a popular sedan in Australia during the 1960s. It represented the first head-to-head challenge to General Motors-Holden's since the GM subsidiary began dominating the market. Learn about the struggles of this classic car.

1967-1971 Ford Thunderbird

Under fire from the competition, the 1967-1971 Ford Thunderbird worked hard to maintain its dominance in the full-size auto market. The all-new 1967 Thunderbird was unquestionably quieter and more refined than its smaller ancestors. Learn more.

1962-1965 Ford Fairlane

Built to fit in between the ever-enlarging standard-size cars of the early Sixties and the then-new domestic compacts, the Ford Fairlane appeared to be a fresh type of car when it debuted in 1962. See pictures and read about this classic car.

1960-1965 Ford Falcon

The Falcon played an important role as Ford's first compact car. At $1,974 to start, the Falcon four-door sedan was only slightly less popular than the two-door. Check out photos and specifications of the first-generation 1960-1965 Ford Falcon.

1962-1964 Ford

The 1962-1964 Ford lineup is often overlooked but the Galaxie was a worthy car. The cars of this era were known for featuring big powerful engines such as the 390 Thunderbird Special. Learn about the 1962-1964 Ford Galaxie including specifications.

Larry Shinoda: Creator of the Ford Mustang Boss 302

Larry Shinoda brought to Ford a sense of no-nonsense car-guy cool. Learn how Shinoda left his mark on Mustang with his work on the 1969 and 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302.

Mustang Stars in Bullitt

The movie was Bullitt. A glorious seven-minute chase scene featured a 1968 Ford Mustang GT 390 fastback pursuing a 1968 Dodge Charger R/T 440. Read more about the movie that's central to the Mustang myth.

1969 1970 Ford Mustang

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: Chief Designer of the 1965 Ford Mustang

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: Creating the 1965 Ford Mustang Prototype

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: Mustang Magic

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.

1967 1968 Ford Mustang

When time came for the Ford Mustang's first significant revamp it was clear the original pony car would have to fight for sales. Find out how Ford fine-tuned the Mustang in 1967 and 1968.