American Cars of the 1960s: A Decade of Diversity

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Krause Publications, Oct 25, 2005 - Transportation - 224 pages
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'American Cars of the 1960s' explores the most distinctive decade of automotive history with the birth of economy, muscle and pony cars in unmatched detail and imagery! With more than 250 striking color photos, this pictorial reference will have restorers, researchers and enthusiasts longing for the days of cruising in a muscle car or the family station wagon. Complete specifications, option lists and performance and production figures for the longest and most luxurious cars ever made are included in this resource. From executive models and family cars to Mustangs and Road Runners, collectors will discover every impressive make of this innovative era in this must-have guide! 300+ color photos offer easy identification. Technical data for 1960s manufactured cars provides an unmatched reference for collectors. A resource for restorers, dealers, historians and enthusiasts.
 

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Its a great time line in this book but you should focus more on the beginning of some new type of car for example for the GTO have a lot of info on the first one that was made which is the 1964 pontiac gto

Contents

MidSize Muscle Cars
18
Pony Cars
45
SportsPersonal Cars
80
Luxury Cars
118
Compact Cars
154
Station Wagons
190
Trucks
205
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John Gunnell is the author of over 70 automotive titles and the former editor of "Old Cars Weekly". Some of his books include "Illustrated Buyer's Guide: Firebird", "Illustrated Chevrolet Buyer's Guide", and much more. He lives near Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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