The 1960s was a time of political turmoil, new fashion, and the creation of new methods of thinking. The famous ‘I Have a Dream’ speech and the moon landing all happened in this decade. The car industry world also had some major changes. The 60s was the time that people saw the mass production of high-performance coupes. The term ‘drag racing’ became popularized, and many people partook in the activity in these mass-produced coupes. Here are some of the best cars from this time that are likely to cause you to reminisce about drive-ins and the good old days.
Chevrolet Camaro, 1967
The first generation of the Chevy’s famous Camaro is the 1967 Chevrolet Camaro. It was scheduled for the model year of 1967 and production started in the fall of 1966. The reason for this Chevy Camaro was to outperform the Ford Mustang.
Chevrolet Camaro, 1967, Continued
The Camaro was produced because the Chevy Corvair didn’t have enough muscle to compete with Ford’s Mustang. It was featured in the book called “Unsafe at Any Speed.” However, the danger element did anything but hinder Chevy’s sales. Vast amounts of people wanted this car more than ever because of the book feature.