1960s Cars – Ford

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1960s cars

1960 Ford Thunderbird
The Thunderbird hasn’t changed much since ’58
with only a minor grille revision
its sales continued to improve but still only a fraction of Falcon’s

Cost: $3,755.00 (hardtop)

1960s Cars - FordsFord’s best selling car was the Falcon


1960s Autos
1961 Ford Galaxie Town Victoria

Full sized Ford’s get a restyle this year
showing off a new grill and a squared off roofline
with rounded “after burner” taillights and a over the bumper grill
a new large stroke V-8 completed the facelift

Cost: $2,650.00

1960s automobiles

1961 Ford Thunderbird

No facelift for T-Bird
this was a top to bottom redo which emphasized the sport / luxury design
weighing in at 2 tons the only thing heavier was a Country Squire Wagon
unique to Thunderbird was a novel swing away steering wheel
which accommodated easier entry and exit from the drivers seat

Cost: $4,175.00


1960s Cars - Ford Motors

1962 Ford Galaxie 500

The lower priced Galaxie line were Ford’s best sellers
and the Galaxie 500 four door sedan (shown) was the best selling Galaxie
also introduced was a Galaxie 500XL with front bucket seats and center counsel shifter

Cost: $2,660.00


1960s vintage cars

1963 Ford Thunderbird Sports Roadster

This modified Thunderbird convertible
was originally introduced in ’62 to lackluster sales because of it’s hefty price tag
basically it was a manufactured piece that fit over the back seat area
to give the appearance of a two-seater, equipped with real wire wheels

Cost: $5,450.00


60s cars

1964 Ford Mustang

This was the year of the Mustang
high styled, low priced with a bucket full of options
the Mustang, both hard top and convertible became the car of the decade
it’s first full season Ford sold over a million Mustangs
a record which has never been broken and probably won’t be

Cost: $2,615.00 (convertible)

1964 Ford Mustang

1964 Mustang Convertible


60s autos

1965 Ford Galaxie 500

While Mustang and Thunderbird were getting the attention
the big Ford’s like Galaxie 500 (shown)
and Custom 500 were the bread and butter of the company

Cost: $2,675.00


60s Fords

1966 Ford Mustang

Although fastbacks were the rage,
this one didn’t sell well compared to other Mustang’s
the 2+2 GT package (shown) got even fewer takers
the hard top with the 289 V-8 was the sales leader for Ford

Cost: $2,885.00


60s classic cars

1967 Ford Galaxie 500

Redesigned to give a more flowing look
Galaxie came with a big block V-8 but the real surprise
was the smaller Fairlane with the same V-8

Thunderbird gets a four door model for the first time this year

Cost: $2,750.00

60s vintage cars

1968 Ford Thunderbird

Showing off it’s new egg crate grill
this Thunderbird was impressive but not a big seller
it’s price kept it under Lincoln and Cadillac
but higher than other makers top line sedans

Cost: $4,920.00


60s classic Ford Mustang

1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

Mustangs got another facelift this year
they were now longer, lower, wider and a little heavier
the Mach 1 was now the only fastback offered
it came with those rear window shades and upsized wheels
the big 428 Cobra Jet engine and the hood scoop were options

Cost: $3,218.00