Other 1960s Classic Car Manufacturers

The Maserati Quattroporte, Rover 2000 and Jensen FF are just a few featured in our 1960s Other Manufactures Channel. See car pictures and read histories on models from the '60s.

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Mustang not only gained a facelift in 1969, but also its own hot versions, the Mach 1 and Boss 302/429. Tradition demanded that Shelby Mustangs, including the 1969 Shelby GT-350 and GT-500 be somewhat faster, but it wasn't going to be easy.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

Mustang put on weight and inches for 1967, and the Shelby followed suit. To keep the car's weight down and its appearance distinctive, Shelby designers created a custom fiberglass front end to complement the production Mustang's longer bonnet.

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The original '65 Shelby GT-350 was probably as close to a street-legal racing car as was ever offered by an American company. The brains behind the brawn? A Texas chicken farmer turned Ferrari race car driver named Carroll Shelby.

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Not many cars get a second chance at life after the original manufacturer expires. Avanti IIs were such cars and could be custom-built to a buyer's specifications for colors and materials. Learn about the history of this car and see pictures.

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Many "replicars" have come and gone since the mid-1960s, so it's fitting that the first and best of the breed -- the 1965-1969 Excalibur Series I -- would survive the longest. Look under the hood of this classic car and veiew pictures.

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Did you ever want to drive a taxi? The 1960-1969 Checker was an opportunity for the general public to own a solid, dependable, no-frills Checker -- a car version of the taxi cab. View pictures and see the specs for this classic commercial car turned consumer.

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The 1966 Exner Bugatti Roadster was the result of three separate auto legends working together. Only 6 chassis/engine combinations were built and only 5 bodies fitted. Learn more about the this rare roadster.

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The 1960 MGA 1600 Roadster was so revolutionary that MG started all over at the beginning of the alphabet and named it the MGA. Although not very fast, the MGA 1600 Roadster had superb handling. Read more about it.

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The 1967-1973 Jeepster Commando was meant to be a volume product and came in a full range of body styles such as a roadster, pick-up, and station wagon. Learn more about the timless Jeepster Commando.

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The 1965 Mercer Cobra would never have been built had it not been for the Copper Development Association, which wanted to show the practical modern uses of copper in automobile design. Read about the 1965 Mercer Cobra and its captivating copper trim.

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The 1969 Honda S800 is the granddaddy of today's Honda Civic CRX, and the last and most powerful version of one of the first Hondas with more than two wheels. 1969 Honda S800. Read about the 1969 Honda S800, originally the 'light car' model S360.

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The 1965 Shelby GT 350 did double duty as a road car and a racer. It was a reasonably priced custom Ford Mustang that could accelerate 0-60 mph in 6.5 seconds with a top speed at 126. See photos and learn about this classic car.

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The 1965 Humber Sceptre Mark II was created by Humber a company known as "Britain's Buick." Unfortunately when the Sceptre was introduced Chrysler was already in the beginning stages of buying the company. Read more about the 1965 Humber Sceptre Mark II.

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The 1960-1961 DeSoto line was built with a very short future ahead. Before the 1960 DeSoto was even built Chrysler already made the decision to discontinue the car. Learn about the last two years of DeSoto and see pictures of the last model years.

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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.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide