1960s Cars – Dodge

1960

Welcome to 1960s Cars – Dodge

1960 Dodge Dart
Dart was a welcome seller in Chrysler’s stormy year
coming in as a lower priced alternative to Plymouth
it came with the very popular slant six but larger engines were available

Cost: $2,350.00 (base)

Other Dodges had enlarged fins

1961


1961 Dodge Dart

Dart received an extensive restyle,
the front fenders got a pointed look with the rear fenders
getting a reverse fin effect starting higher at the rear window
and slanting downward and getting smaller as they went back

Cost: $2,490.00

1962

1962 Dodge Lancer
Dodge figured out what to do with the Valiant
restyle it, repower it and change it’s name
Lancer was born out of a desire to forget Valiant
unfortunately it didn’t sell much better

Cost: $2,275.00

1963

1963 Dodge “Dart”

Dart loses it’s name and is now simply called Dodge
three inches longer and nicely restyled
the new Dodge enjoys an overall increase in sales

Cost: $2,530.00

1964

1964 Dodge Polara

Dodge’s mid size car was the Polara
under the hood of this plain jane exterior was a 365hp V-8
the roof line was unusual with a slant back V shape to it

Cost: $2,860.00

Limited edition hemi factory street racer

1965

1965 Dodge Coronet 500

Dodge digs deep to revive the Coronet name
with bucket seats standard and a 180hp V-8
this was aimed directly at Chevy’s Chevelle and Ford’s Fairlane

Cost: $2,6750.00 (base)

1966

1966 Dodge Charger

Born from the Coronet to add a fastback to the lineup
it was a one model only series that came standard with a small 230hp engine
an optional Magnum 383 four barrel 325hp was the engine of choice however

Cost: $2,920.00

1967

1967 Dodge Coronet R/T

Dodge’s contribution to the muscle car market
was this souped up Coronet, with wide tires, a stiff suspension
deluxe bucket interior and a big block V-8
it actually hurt Charger sales by stealing market share

Cost: $3,325.00

1968

1968 Dodge Charger

Charger was back with a facelift that lifted sales
hidden front head lights, a new squared off tail and a
a R/T (Road & Track) model with a Magnum 440 big V-8
this Charger was a favorite with race enthusiasts and NASCAR

Cost: $3,050.00

1969

1969 Dodge Coronet “Superbee”

This Superbee has the Six Pack option
designed for weekend (and illegal) drag racers
it had a fiberglass lift off hood, plain black wheels
and a 390hp, 440 V-8 engine that had three 2 barrel carburetors

Cost: $3,340.00

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