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Can't believe that the best decade for Detroit iron has been overlooked here.

I have a couple to contribute:


1966 Oldsmobile Toronado

And I like just about everything Pontiac did in 1969.


And of course, who can forget this?


I think I prefer the 1960 model to the 1959 model.

I'm not a fan of Cadillacs from 1961-62, or 1969-70. I do like 1963-68.
 

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1969 Jaguar E-Type Series I
1969 Jaguar XJ6 Series I
196X Jaguar MKX
1967 Jaguar MKII
1969 Rover P5 Coupe
1969 Mercedes Pullman
1960 Austin Mini
1966 MGB
1966 MGB GT
1969 MGA
1969 Volvo P1800S
1964 Mustang (any model)
1964 Cadillac Fleetwood
1966 Cadillac Convertible Deville
1963 Buick Wildcat
1963 BMW 3200CS Bertone
 

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OK guys, this will be a long list:

64 Chevrolet Impala (I own one and love it)
65 Buick Riviera GS (Bill Mitchell's masterpiece)
65 Corvette Sting Ray (first year for four-wheel disc brakes)
64 Cadillac Sedan de Ville
67 Cadillac Eldorado
66 Ford Mustang 2+2
61 Lincoln Continental
67 Pontiac GTO
68 Pontiac GTO
68 Dodge Charger R/T (black, like the bad guy's car in Bullitt)
65 Chevrolet Impala SS
69 Chevrolet Impala SS 427
65 Chevrolet Corvair
66 Oldsmobile Toronado
68 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS
69 Pontiac Firebird
64 Chrysler 300
67 Mercury Cougar
65 Ford Thunderbird

My idea of heaven is a giant garage with all the cars I like and gas tanks that are always full.
 

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Any charger or 'cuda from the 60's. Hell, any DODGE BROS. vehicle in general from the sixties.
My old '60 D-100 pickup I wish I still had.
Would REALLY like to have an old 413 or 426 Max Wedge car
'67 Camaro w/ a big block.
'69 Firebird w/ 400 small block.
Pontiac Tempest, any year, or a wildcat or really anything pontiac.
L88 Corvette
Boattail Rivera
Ford 427 Thunderbolt
427 Shelby Cobra
'62 Impala 409
'64 Dart GT
'60 Fury
wow...there's SOOOOO many more, but I have to get out to the range and make sure my rifle's sighted in, fine tuning...heading to Oregon for a week, or else I'd keep listing more and more and more and more and more...
 

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1960 Chevy Impala (droptop or hardtop)

1961 Chevy Impala ("")

1962 Chevy Impala ("")

1963 Chevy Impala ("")

1964 Chevy Impala ("")

1964 Cadillac Coupe Deville

1964 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham

1960 Cadillac Coupe Deville

1960 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham

1960 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham

ah, life dont get no better.
 

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Probably the '67 Eldo, with the fold in headlights:thumbsup:

But I like so many cars from that era, its hard to name them all:D
 

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1960 DeSoto Convertible
1960 Edsel Convertible
1962 Impala SS Convertible
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
1960 Imperial LeBaron 4- Door Hardtop
1962 Imperial LeBaron 4-Door Hardtop
1967/68 Imperial LeBaron 4-Door Hardtop
1967/1968 Imperial CROWN Convertible
1969 Imperial LeBaron 4-Door Hardtop
1961-1963 Lincoln 4-Door Convertible
1960 Thunderbird Convertible
1964-1966 Thunderbird Convertible
1962 Mercury Park Lane Convertible
1963/64 Avanti
1964 Studebaker Golden Hawk
1964 Studebaker Lark R-4 Convertible
and
others...........
 

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Elvis said:
I think I prefer the 1960 model to the 1959 model.

I'm not a fan of Cadillacs from 1961-62, or 1969-70. I do like 1963-68.
I'm with you on all the above.

But a Lamborghini 350GT is at the top of my favorites list;


I also like the Bizzarrini 5300 GT Strada;
 

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1960-69 Bel Air/Impala SS / Caprice
1966 Malibu / Chevelle SS
1966 Pontiac GTO
1960-69 Cadillacs
1960-69 Olsdmobiles
1969 Pontic GTO
1967-69 Camaro/ Trans Am
1960-69 Suburban
1965-69 Riviera
1965 Wildcat Evicta
1969 Skylark
1964 Electra 225
1960-69 Bonneville esp. 66
and several others.
 

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Good call on the Impalas. I had forgotten about them, and they're ALL mega-classics today. My father had a '59 and a '61.
 

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Elvis said:
Good call on the Impalas. I had forgotten about them, and they're ALL mega-classics today. My father had a '59 and a '61.
My parents bought a 64 Impala sedan when I was six months old, and I eventually learned to drive in that car. 15 years after my dad sold it, I bought my 64 Impala sport sedan. It's the same Meadow Green as the car I grew up with, and I love it.

My Web site is down at the moment, but I posted some pictures on the Chevy Talk Web site (http://www.chevytalk.org/threads/showflat.php?Cat=0&Board=UBB13&Number=1295582&page=0&fpart=4)
 

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1966 thru 1969 GTO
1969 GTO "Judge" (had one of them)
1966 Satellite "Street Hemi"
1968 Olds 4-4-2
1965 Impala S/S 409
1969 Yenko 427 Camaro
1969 S/S 396 Camaro (had one of them, too..midnight blue metallic and black)
1969 Impala S/S 427
1969 S/S 396 Nova (brother had one)
1969 Road Runner
1969 Boss 302 Mustang
1968 Shelby GT 350 Mustang
1969 Shelby GT 500 Mustang
1965 Corvette w/327 (had one of them, too..factory sidepipes, two tops, and knock-offs...should have kept that one!!!!)

That should do for now!!!
 

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My dad's ol' 1969 Pontiac GTO "The Judge".

The seats were lumpy, the steering sucked, what is suspension, and who ever heard of SEATBELTS ..........BUT DAMN IT WAS FAST!!
 

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Wow, there are so many great cars to choose from! If I have to choose one it would be the 1968 Corvette L88



In this color with the chrome trimmed side pipes.
 

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See?

I think it's clear now that the 60's were the best decade for cars, particularly American muscle!
 

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Elvis said:
See?

I think it's clear now that the 60's were the best decade for cars, particularly American muscle!
Yes and no Elvis, the 60s pruduced a lot of cars that were spectacular to some degree and stood out in a crowded parking lot but what we may be forgetting here is the lack of refinement that many of those cars had compared to what is available today or in the last 15 years even.

Suspension geometry has improved tremendously, engines and control systems are also much more efficient. They are capable of comparable performance in some cases with greater economy and longevity.

Take, for instance, my favorite 60s choice, the '68 L88. It had a 10 or 12 gallon gas tank and fuel economy which forced you to fill up on the hour, every hour if you were to take a road trip in it. The clutch was so stiff you had to be able to do multiple reps on a leg press with your own weight if you expected to be able the shift the beast. The suspension was murder on your kidneys and yet it didn't handle as well as you would expect from a sports car.

Driving that beast was a lot of hard work! But it looked bad! It sounded bad! It got rubber in all four gears!
 

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Kev said:
Driving that beast was a lot of hard work! But it looked bad! It sounded bad! It got rubber in all four gears!
Get your priorities straight. :hitstick:
 
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