Popular cars 1960’s
The twentieth century in the United States has been prominent for the progress of the state. The country developed and improved. Each year brought with it certain changes for the better. The 1960s, in turn, made some adjustments to America’s prosperity. The economic situation has improved, mostly due to the achievement of scientific and technological progress in production. Improvement has been achieved in every area, which did not go unnoticed by the automotive market. Cars gradually began to differ in stylistic direction and design, so it is difficult to classify and characterize this year’s cars. The only thing that can be noticed – 60s vehicles have lost their luster and pretentiousness – they have become elegant, which did not deprive them of their uniqueness and beauty.
Cars that have reached the pinnacle of glory
- 1967 Chevrolet Impala. The presented model fell in love with many car owners, in connection with which the issue was sold for ten years. At the time, the Impala was power and luxury. Everyone, without exception, dreamed of becoming the owner of a car that supplied in two versions of the body: a two-door coupe and a sedan. Technical characteristics: the car is equipped with the Turbo Jet V8 engine which power is 425 horsepowers. Transmission: four-speed, automatic. The maximum speed that the car reaches is 200 kilometers per hour.
- Dodge Charger 1969 release. After the release of the Pontiac GTO in 1964, Dodge set out to develop its concept. Leaning on the ideas of the GTO, both stylistic and some technical, Charger was presented for public review. This is a really brutal car, the design of which did not include any plastic parts. All body shapes were made exclusively of metal, the surface of which was often chrome-plated. In the front central part of the Dodge Charger there is a radiator grille and barely visible round headlights hidden under specialized caps. The interior is upholstered in leather. The model is presented in the format of a five-seater coupe. The car was produced in seven different variations. The minimum equipment had an in-line six-cylinder engine “Chrysler Slant-6 225” with a volume of 3.7 liters, which develops 225 horsepower. The choice was also among the manual transmission: three-speed automatic and car with manual transmission.
- 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500. This model differed from other cars by its aggressive appearance, which was not typical of any car of the sixties. Shelby GT 500 is equipped with an unusual hood with a central protruding air intake. A rather attractive and unique look of the car is given by a double pair of additional headlights, which are installed in the center in a special niche of the bumper. At the time, the classic “Mustangs” were equipped with six-cylinder engines with a displacement of 3.2 liters, which produces 120 horsepower, as well as three V-shaped eight-cylinder equipment of 4.7 liters, which can develop from 200 to 271 “horses”, more complete GT500 were supplied to the market with a 5.4-liter engine of 320 horsepower.