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  • Buick Riviera 1963
    Buick Riviera 1963 A boys toy in the 60's modern world
    Prices From $4,300
    Power steering , power brakes, air conditioning, cruise control, power windows and this was in the 60's
  • Pontiac Firebird Transam 1969
    Pontiac Firebird Transam 1969 One of The Coolest Car from the 60's
    Prices From $4,366
    This car still looks every bit of a muscle car today as it did then
  • Ford Galaxie 500XL Skyliner
    Ford Galaxie 500XL Skyliner With large engines , sporty feel and luxury
    Cost $3350.00 in 1962
    A change in how Ford marketed cars started with the Galaxie and amongst other things the large round tail lights which appeared on later models of Falcon and Fairlane
  • Chevrolet Corvette
    Chevrolet Corvette The First two seater sports car from General Motors
    The All American Sports car with Fiberglass Bodyshell and V8 Engine

  • Ford GT 40
    Ford GT 40 Ford with help from Lola Racing
    The GT40 was developed with just 1 thing in mind to win the Le Mans 24hr Race and Beat Ferrari but the road cars still achieved 0 to 60 in 5 seconds
  • Jaguar E Type
    Jaguar E Type Truly one of the great classic cars to appear in the 60's
    Price From $5990 in 1960
    This had to be one of the most recognized sports cars in the world in the 60's which came in Soft Roadster and Fixed Head Coupe versions
  • Alfa Romeo Spider
    Alfa Romeo Spider The Same Price as an E Type but remembered by many as the car from the Graduate and the music of Simon and Garfunkel
    Introduced in 1966 it's very own unique Italian styling
  • Austin Mini Coopper S
    Austin Mini Coopper S This was one of the cars that epitomized the 60's and who can forget the original Italian Job
    Price Mini Cooper $1595 and Mini Cooper S $1950
    With it's front wheel drive and small size with terrific handling it put many larger and more powerful cars in their place and earned the place of many hearts from the Boomer Generation

  • BMW Isetta Bubble Car
    BMW Isetta Bubble Car My Mum had one of these when I was a kid with no reverse gear so she would drive it into the drive and I would push it out of the drive on to the road each morning
    Price $2,250
    Popular as a second car with a 300CC motorbike engine giving 80MPG and a top speed of 55MPH

  • Chevrolet Impala

    Chevrolet Impala Just look at those wings not as big and brassy as the 50's but still striking
    It became the most popular car in America in the 60's fitted with V8 engines and wide range of options including Power Steering , Air Conditioning , White Wall Tyres and nobody cared that gas mileage was 12 to 15 MPG gas was still cheap in those days

  • Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
    Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Sometimes Car Critics get it wrong they criticized this 1969 car with a vengeance but the public loved it and bought nearly 40,000 of them
    True Big blocks and the power of a true muscle car with 327 block or 427 block

  • Datsun Fairlady
    Datsun Fairlady When is an MGB not an MGB when it's a Datsun
    A good example of how the Japanese car makers adapted and improved , when this came out it was under powered and compared with the MGB but after a number of years the Datsun Fairlady improved beyond recognition into a reasonable machine

  • Dodge Charger RT

    Dodge Charger RT The Muscle Car from the 60's Fast with 7.2 Litre Engine and looks to match
    One of the most prized collectors cars from the 60's and it also featured in the movie Bullitt
  • Ford Falcon 1960

    Ford Falcon 1960 Ford and America first Compact Car with mass appeal
    Cost $1975.00 in 1960
    Ford created the Falcon as a compact with great gas mileage and the sales confirmed they were correct with close to 1/5 million sales in its first year

  • Ford Galaxie 500XL Skyliner
    Ford Galaxie 500XL Skyliner With large engines , sporty feel and luxury
    Cost $3350.00 in 1962
    A change in how Ford marketed cars started with the Galaxie and amongst other things the large round tail lights which appeared on later models of Falcon and Fairlane

  • Car Radio
    All Transistor Portable Car Radio $63.50
    High quality all transistor car radio for car, truck, boat, home or sports events. Change from 12 volt car radio to a powerful portable radio using set of 6 batteries

  • Ford Mustang Shelby GT
    Ford Mustang Shelby GT
    These were the ultimate road cars with a V8 producing 350bhp

  • Lotus Elite
    Lotus Elite
    All Fiberglass body and Chassis and from a company renowned for racing cars together with elegant looks made this a sure fire success

  • MGB 1962
    MGB 1962
    Reliable , Practical and fun to drive made the car a success with over 1/2 million sold and still highly prized by collectors

  • Volvo P1800

    Volvo P1800
    Featured in the original Saint TV series with Simon Templer and has to be considered the first Volvo you could describe as cool looking and had style
  • Ford Thunderbird Convertible 1963
    Ford Thunderbird Convertible 1963
    Price From $4912.00
    The Thunderbird came in Hard Top and convertible models ranging from $4445 to $5563

  • Ford Falcon Station Wagon 1963
    Ford Falcon Station Wagon 1963
    Price From $2180.00
    Very Basic 2 door Falcon Station wagon with price to match

  • Ford Bronco 1966
    Ford Bronco 1966
    Price From $2625.00
    The Public were taking to off road vehicles so Ford created the Bronco to target the Jeep Market for four passengers

  • Chevrolet Corvair 1960
    Chevrolet Corvair 1960
    Price From $1983.00
    As Ford released the Falcon Chevy released the Corvair as a new Compact Car with a rear mounted engine which did cause some handling problems

  • Olds Celebrity 88 1960
    Olds Celebrity 88 1960
    Price From $2900.00
    Oldsmobile 88 Celebrity 4 door sedan

  • Dodge Dart 1960
    Dodge Dart 1960
    Price From $2300.00
    Like the other big manufacturers the Dart was a new compact style car "Junior" sized with 118inch wheelbase
  • Cadillac Coupe De Ville  1960
    Cadillac Coupe De Ville 1960
    Price From $5250.00
    Cadillac Coupe De Ville with V8 390 cid and 345bhp

  • Plymouth Sport Fury 1963
    Plymouth Sport Fury 1963
    Price From $2851.00
    Part of the Plymouth Fury Range

  • Ford AC Shelby Cobra
    Ford AC Shelby Cobra
    Fords Small Block V8 AC Shelby Cobra

  • Ford Galaxie 500 XL 1964
    Ford Galaxie 500 XL 1964
    Prices From $3233
    Ford Galaxie 500 XL with 198bhp 289 V8 as standard engine options included the 425 bhp 427 block

  • Chevrolet Chevelle 1964
    Chevrolet Chevelle 1964
    Chevrolets Midsize Car the Chevelle

The MOT Test is introduced in Britain
In 1960 the average new car costs about 2,752 dollars, and a gallon was gas was around 31.cent.
The 1960s were a time of change, Russia beat the US into outer space, Elvis hits the UK, the Beatles hit world big time. All From the sixties
In 1960 Chevrolet introduced the XP700 Corvette experimental car. The 1962 Corvette was a high performance car, with a powerful V8 engine (which was optional), some of them were further equipped with fuel injection and aluminum cylinder heads.
This was a fast car by the standards of its time.The Corvette was an eye-opening American car for its time. The 1960 Chevrolet Corvair 500 Deluxe came with a Basic Corvair Engine 139.6 cid, horizontally opposed six, 80hp @ 4400 RPM, one-barrel carburetor. A three-speed manual transmission was standard, heater, padded dash,and manual radio.
The Chevrolet Camero was introduced in the North America in 1967 this was General Motors competition for the Ford Mustang. Although it was classed as a compact car (by the standards of its time) the Camero like the mustang was classified as an intermediate sports car, or muscle car.
One of the 1960s Super cars was the Lotus Elan with a compact fiberglass-body, drop-head, two-seater, powered by various versions of the Ford-based Lotus twin cam engine. The car was first shown at the London Motor Show late in 1962, but didn't reach production until 1963. Functional in design and layout, Lotus Elan combines simplicity, with leech like road holding, and a willing (if occasionally unreliable) twin -cam engine.
Born in 1968 the Morgan Plus 8, used the sliding pillar type of independent suspension with which every Morgan had been fitted, since the first tricycle had taken to the road in 1910.
The Ford motor company totally redesigned their 1960s models from the ground up. They shared nothing with the previous models except engines and drivelines . The 1960s styles were considered controversial by many, it still is one of the smoothest designs ever to come from the Dearborn drawing board. The new models were longer, lower and wider then previous models. All 1960s Fords featured a single chrome strip from the top of the front bumper, sweeping up to the top of the front fender, then back, horizontally along the beltline to the back of the car. There it turned inward and capped a small horizontal fin. Large semi-circular taillights were housed in an aluminum escutcheon panel below the fins and a directly above a large a large chrome bumper. The Fairlane series contained the word Ford spaced along the rear quarter panel for trim. The Fairlane script was on the sided of the front fenders. The Galaxie series used a Ford crest in script, on the deck lid and on the front fenders. A single strip began along the center of the front door and continued back to the taillights on the side with ribbed aluminum stone shield behind the rear wheel opening. The Falcon was first introduced during this time, this was Fords entrance into the compact car race. The Falcon was an uncomplicated little car that was available in two-door or four-door sedans, and station wagons. The styling left little doubt that they were Ford products, but was remarkably simple and attractive. In 1965 Ford lineup represented five full car lines with 44 models-the widest choice of models in Ford 's division's history.
Chrysler was making it's own history in 1968, the Chrysler New Yorker took first place in it's class, in the Mobil Economy run from Los Angeles to Indianapolis.
In 1969 the average new car 3,400 dollars, and a gallon of gas cost 35. cent .


Some examples of car prices in the 1960's and how much it cost for a new car
Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider $3,950 1968
Austin Healey 3000 $3,400 1960
Austin Healey Sprite $2,050 1967
BMW 2002 $4,200 1969
Buick Riviera $4,300 1963
Buick Skylark GS $2,596 1966
Buick Le Sabre $3,356 1969
Cadillac De Ville $5,427 1965
Cadillac Elderado $7,401 1960
Cadillac Elderado $6,605 1968
Chevrolet Biscayne $2,230 1960
Chevrolet Camero SS $2,588 1968
Chevrolet Corvair Monza $2,335 1964
Chevrolet Corvette $4,589 1963
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray $4,438 1969
Chevrolet Impala Super Sport $3,210 1965
Chevrolet Malibu $2,156 1965
Chrysler New Yorker $5,680 1963
Chrysler Town and Country Wagon $4,086 1967
Chrysler Valiant $2,056 1960
Chrysler Valiant Barracuda $2,862 1966
Comet ( Lincoln Mercury ) $2,375 1964
Comet Cyclone GT ( Lincoln Mercury ) $3,290 1968
Dodge Coronet V8 Club Coupe $2,595 Ohio nbsp;  1962
Dodge 330 Series 2 dr Sedan $2,245 1963
Dodge Coronet 440 $2,264 1966
Dodge Charger $3,469 1966
Dodge Dart Pioneer $2,787 1961
Dodge Dart GT $3,065 1968
Dodge Lancer 4 dr Sedan $2,312 1961
Ford Bronco 4 Wheel Drive $2499 1966
Ford Fairlane $2,154 1963
Ford Fairlane $2195 1966

Ford Fairlane Toreno $3,156 1968
Ford Falcon $1,974 1961
Ford Falcon $2118 1966
Ford Falcon Futura $2,437 1967
Ford Galaxie $2,450 1962
Ford Galaxie 500 $2,881 1968
Ford Galaxie Convertible $2368 1966
Ford Mustang 2 door hardtop $2368 1966
Ford Mustang Shelby GT $3,995 1968
Ford Thunderbird $4,468 1965
Ford T Bird $3774 1966
Ford 100 Pickup $1795 1966
Jaguar Series II E Type Roadster $5,870 1967
Jenson Interceptor $9,570 1968
Lincoln Continental $6,270 1963
Lotus Elan $4,206 1964
Mercury Cougar $2,851 1967
Mercury Monterey 4 door $2,965 Washington 1964
Mercury Montclair $2,631 1960
MG MGB Roadster $2.659 1963
MG Midget $1,939 1963
MG Midget MK III $2,252 1968
Oldsmobile "98" Town sedan $3,399 New Jersey 1966
Oldsmobile Cutlass $2.713 1961
Oldsmobile, Jetstar 88 $3,035 1964
Oldsmobile, Super 88 $2,835 1961
Oldsmobile Tornado $5,258 1968
Plymouth Belvedere Satellite $2,695 1966
Plymouth Fury $2,499 California 1961
Pontiac Bonneville $3,255 1961
Pontiac Bonneville $4,733 1969
Pontiac Catalina $3,149 Washington 1964
Pontiac Firebird $2,667 1967
Pontiac GTO $3,227 1968
Pontiac Tempest $2,418 1963
Rambler American $2,150 1962
Rambler American $2,024 1968
Rambler Classic 4 door sedan $2,557 Washington 1964
Renault Dauphine $1,298 California 1961
Studebaker Daytona Sports $2,405 1965
Studebaker Lark $1935 1963
Triumph Spitfire $2,275 1963
Triumph TR3 Roadster $2,699 California 1961
Triumph TR4 A $2,840 1965
Triumph TR6 $3,275 1966
Volkswagen beetle $1,769 New York 1967
1960's Cars Information
Some of the advertising slogans that went with the cars
Corvair ride in a Corvair and you ride in quiet spacious comfort
Comet Car Lincoln Mercury Family Size Compact Big car Ride Small Car handling
Oldsmobile 88 Skyrocket performance hydromatic drive
Ford Fairline 500 1962 its room and ride are big car from the word go
Scout 4 Wheel Drive tough as nails off road
Corvair Monza You will love the way it hugs and drives
Renault Daphine 4 door 30 MPG
Vista Cruiser from Oldsmobile the New skys the limit look in station wagons
Ford Ltd Wood Grained Vynal help you feel how luxurious it is inside and out
The Ford Mustang Sweetheart of the Supermarket set
Buick Riviera 1967 now including hazard flashers and 360HP V8
Pontiac GTO 1968 Wide Tracking V8 car of the year wide tracking at its best
Toyota Corona $1,950.00 quality from thousands of tests and solid construction