60’s Cars

1960s: If the 1950s were all flash, the 1960s were all dash. The size of cars and trucks grew larger during the 1960s, but so did the cubic inches under the hoods, and it didn’t take long for that 1960s free spirit to channel the power of a full-size car engine into the chassis of a smaller car to produce spirited power. In addition to hairy quarter-mile heroes, the era produced refined cocktail cruisers and increasing amounts of kiddie-carrying station wagons. Then and now, there’s a 1960s car or truck for every taste, yet they all have something in common: good looks and good power.

Car of the Week: 1966 Pontiac GTO

The first time Gary Pietraniec went "Goat" hunting, the Dearborn Heights, Mich., resident opted for a 1968 Pontiac GTO. For his latest Goat, he went back a bit further, landing a 1966 hardtop that has clearly fit the bill nicely as a nearly original muscle machine that makes for a dandy weekend driver.

1966 Shelby Mustang uncovered in storage unit

Yup, they are still out there. According to this CNN story, a man charged with removing the contents of a storage unit whose renter had allowed to go into default uncovered a very rare 1966 Shelby GT-350 and immediately shipped it off to auction. While some of the general facts regarding Shelbys are incorrect...

Car of the Week: 1967 Chevrolet Nova

Jeff Schilling wanted to start his collector car adventures with a car that was uncomplicated and easy to feed and care for. In that regard, he hit the jackpot with his sturdy Mountain Green 1967 Nova sedan.

Car of the Week: 1966 Chevrolet Impala

In the 1960s, the Impala was a versatile fixture of the Chevrolet lineup and the country’s top-selling automobile. With so many body styles, trim levels and engine options, there was an Impala for just about every new car buyer.