Archive for the ‘1960 Cars’ Category

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March 2016 this site is going offline. It was fun, but time to move on. Thanks to all . Regards, Starfire

TV Batmobile Replica Recently On Display at Vancouver,BC FanExpo

1966 TV Batmobile replica front view right, click to enlarge Vancouver recently was the host of a huge comic Fan Expo at the new trade and convention centre, April 21-22, 2012. This was a great show, featuring toys and comics , as well as celebrity guests. The jewel of the show was the reason I […]

April Parking Lot Finds

1962 cadillac series 62 2 door coupe front view left, click to enlarge I have a couple of cars I ran across in my parking lot wanderings. First up was a very cool 1962 Cadillac Series 62 2 door coupe that was in really excellent condition. The body was straight as a die and the […]

Once Again, Parking Lot Finds

1968 Ford Galaxy XL front view right , click to enlarge I do love posting actual driver cars, and this gorgeous 1968 Ford XL (Galaxy) is no exception. This big swimming pool convertible was a wonder to behold. The paint was in good shape, and the chrome was good for a 44 year old car. […]

Its A Van, Its A Pickup , Yes, Its A Corvair!

1964 Corvair Rampside, click to enlarge The Chevrolet Corvair, Ralph Nader’s most hated vehicle of the 1960’s, were actually legendary for more than their inherent safety issues. Innovative design was where these great cars shined, and the Corvair Rampside was truly a unique vehicle in the 1960’s marketplace. These vehicles were so rare they weren’t […]

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The Pontiac Grand Prix Part Two: 1963 to 1964

1963 Grand Prix Super Duty 421, one of three officially built , click to enlarge Welcome to our part two of the continuing saga of the Pontiac Grand Prix. The Grand Prix underwent drastic styling changes in 1964, as did all General Motors cars in that year, offering a squared body styling that was well […]

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More Old Car Advertisements: Studebaker

Old car advertisements always intrigue me. Today we present a couple of Studebaker ads of two of my favorite Studebaker models. The Lark, and the Avanti. The 1962 Lark ad is fun, it attempts to compare its value and luxury to a variety of other competing cars, and shows its pricing as being $XX lower […]

The Pontiac Grand Prix Part One: 1962

1962 Pontiac Grand Prix closeup front view left, click to enlarge Grand Prix racing in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s was an exciting time in motor racing. Drivers of these cars were dare devils, often braving crashes and other life threatening situations. The races were always exciting to watch no matter the outcome and […]

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1963 Triumph TR4; Triumph Should Have Built One Like This!

1963 Triumph TR-4 V8 front view left, click to enlarge Many of you recall the folly of Triumph Motor Cars when they went to a V8 engine car in the TR8. The TR8 was a TR7 car with Buick/Oldsmobile 215 cid V8 engine stuffed under the hood. The result wasn’t good. The balance of the […]

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1969 Dart Swinger Clones; Cars You Can Actually Drive!

Ah the Dodge Dart Swinger. The economy minded speed demon from Dodge first introduced in 1969. How many times were you blown away by these sleepy little cars at those traffic light wars? Some 20,000 of these cars were produced in 1969 and today we can find oodles of clone cars, much like the one […]

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1966 Nova SS; 46 Years Old And Still Going Strong

1966 Chevrolet Nova SS – Super Sport nameplate, click to enlarge Its been a while since I posted a car as sweet as the one pictured here. A bone stock 1966 Chevrolet Nova SS, built in Oshawa Ontario Canada, it was one of only 652 built for sale in Canada that year. The car resides […]

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1965 Malibu Convertible; A Trip Down Memory Lane

1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Convertible front right, click to enlarge Ah the summer classic auto shows, they just have to make you smile. I can’t explain the feeling of attending a show and coming across a car that brings back childhood memories that leave your mind dreaming about days gone by. This particular 1965 Chevy […]

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Mecum Auction Of Yenko Camaro Final Price

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Yenko/SC front view left, click image for a larger view Update: Well the Mecum Auction in Indianapolis, IN this May came and went and as predicted it was a great event. What is of interest is the sale of this Yenko Camaro that caught my eye when it was posted for this […]

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1965 Mercury Colony Park; A Rare Concours Beauty

At Concours shows you usually see really antique cars, collector cars that are almost extinct in the world of cars. Its what you expect from these shows. The Vancouver Concours d’Elegance of last September had its fair share of these cars. I have been writing about them for months now, if you are a follower […]

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VW Campers: Iconic Vintage Vehicles of a Different Sort

The term vintage car is normally associated with the great muscle cars of the 60s, such as Thunderbirds, Chieftains, and old elegant vehicles such as Packards and Rolls Royces. The VW Camper Van, which was made famous by the Flower Power movement of the 60s, should also be included in this classification. Though most car […]

Two Same Year Cars, Two Views On Restoration

Going to car shows can sometimes be not dull per say, but just not always as you might hope, lets say. Then suddenly a pair of cars roll in together that catch your eye, a pair such as these two beautiful 1966 Plymouth Satellites. Good friends Sean and Ken are the proud owners of these […]

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1961 Jeep CJ-5 Willys; Craigslist Web Finds Can Rule

1961 Jeep Willys CJ-5, sold with tow bar winch, click photo to enlarge Craigslist is often my haunt in the hours when I’m feeling itchy for another car. I ran across this 1961 Jeep CJ5 Willys with only 68,000 on her. Quite a find I thought. Owned by one family since new in 1961, the […]

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A 1962 Cadillac That Screams Drive Me!

1962 Cadillac Coupe de Ville Front View, click photo to enlarge Well, my last story, the 1967 Shelby GT350 was painted my favorite blue so what do you suppose prompted me to take pictures of this next fine car? Yes, it was blue, but it has another of my favorite items: FINS! It is of […]

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