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The Automobiles of the 60s

 

The 60s was a great decade for autombiles not only because I grew up during that era but because they were cool and practical. Automobiles of the 60s were made for cruisin'. You could pile in all your buddies and collect 50 cents from each of them and because gas at that time was around 30 cents a gallon, you could cruise half the night. You make a run to the hangout then to the pizza joint and down Main Street USA making your stops and verbal jibes at all the people you know. You peeled rubber to show off (except if you had a Corvair.) I had a buddy who had a Corvair and I can't remember if ever that car peeled rubber and it was a standard which should have made it easier. I characterized the Corvair as one of the worst cars of the 60s although it was very popular at the time. Remember the little Metropolitan car? Did anybody own one? (Don't remember it? I finally have a picture. Check it out near the bottom.) This 1961 Nash Metropolitan belongs to Steve and Cathy Robertson of Lebanon, Ohio They named the car "Metilda") Also you will notice that the most popular cars of the fifties were prevalent during the 60s and I have included a few of the most popular ones that were being driven during the 60s.

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 If anybody still has their old car from this era please email me webmaster@the60sofficialsite.com  and I will include its picture on the site. Any memories of 60s cruising or a special car leave a comment in the  Guestbook.  

 

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automobiles of the 60s - 1963 Chevrolet Impala

 

 

 

 

 

 

1963 Chevrolet Impala

1969 Camara SS 350

1969 Camara SS

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

  

 

1966 Mustang Automobile

1966 Ford Mustang

cars of the 60s -1967 Malibu

1967 Chevrolet Chevelle



 



 

 

 

 

 

1969 Pontiac Lemans

1968 Pontiac GTO

1964 GTO Coupe

 

 

1964 Pontiac GTO Coupe

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

1966 Chevrolet Chevelle

 

 

 

 

 

 

1966 Chevelle

 

1964 Ford Galaxie

1964 Ford Galaxie



 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1964 Chevrolet Corvette

 

 

 

 

1964 Corvette

1960s- 1967 Corvair Monza

1967 Corvair Monza



 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1960 Volkswagon Beetle

 

1962 Thunderbird

1964 Ford Tunderbird



 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1960 Studebaker Lark

1961 Ford Falcon

1961 Ford Falcon



 



 



 



 

 

 

 

 

1963 Ford Fairlane

1963 Ford Fairlane

Nash Metropolitan

1961 Nash Metropolitan (Thanks Steve and Cathy



 



 

 

 

 



 



 

1968 Plymouth Roadrunner

1968 Plymouth Roadrunner

1955 Chevy

1955 Chevrolet



 



     

 

 

 

 



 

1956 Desoto

1955 Desoto

1951 Chevolet

1951 Chevrolet





 

 

 

 

 

 

1955 Packard Clipper

1955 Packard Clipper

1957 Chevolet 210

1957 Chevrolet 210 Belair



 



   

 

 



 

 



 

1958 Chevolet

1959 Chevrolet Impala

1958 Chevolet Impala

1958 Chevrolet Impala



 



 

    

 

          

 

1968 Camara

1968 Chevrolet Camara



Below is D & K Grassick's, of British Columbia, 1960 Pontiac Station Wagon   1960 Pontiac Station Wagon

 1960 Pontiac Station Wagon

 

 

 



 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

   

 

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