Classic Cars of 1960s

1967 Pontiac Firebird

Ford had great sales success with the Mustang, so much so that Mustangs seemingly were everywhere. General Motors spent a couple of years developing a Mustang fighter. Finally, the Chevrolet division introduced the Camaro in response to the Mustang. A … Continue reading

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1967 Pontiac GTO

On Feb. 28, Mike Phillips Sr. celebrated his 67th birthday by taking a drive down memory lane in a 1967 automobile. The car wasn’t just any 1967 model, but it was the actual Pontiac GTO that he had purchased new. … Continue reading

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1967 BUICK ELECTRA 225

Not long after Rex Solomon was born on March 14, 1966, his father, Andrew, went to the Buick dealership in Houston, Texas and ordered a new 1967 Buick Electra 225 convertible. What better gift could he have given his wife … Continue reading

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1963 CHEVROLET CORVAIR

The affection that Douglas Jones has for Chevrolet Corvairs can be traced back to his brother’s 1966 convertible. That was the car in which Jones learned how to drive. Years later, in 1988, Jones was working at an Alexandria, Va., … Continue reading

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1961 STUDEBAKER LARK

“This Studebaker got me into the old-car hobby,” David Nittler says. In 1991, he wasn’t particularly interested in an old car but nonetheless, when invited by an acquaintance, he agreed to go see a 1961 Studebaker Lark about 40 miles … Continue reading

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1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO CONVERTIBLE

Back in the days when cars could be ordered to the buyer’s specifications, a young college graduate in Iowa ordered a new 1968 Chevrolet Camaro convertible. The 21-year-old woman took delivery of her sassy Matador Red car on July 30, … Continue reading

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1968 PLYMOUTH ROAD RUNNER

In 1968, Rich Shangreaux had recently completed his freshman year at South Dakota State University and had a well-paying summer job with the Post Office. With his new-found wealth burning a hole in his pocket the 19-year-old decided to buy … Continue reading

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