8 of the Coolest Classic Cars
After WWII, the American car industry came into the spotlight. Revitalized by the post-war economic boom and expansion out of the cities, our love affair with cars has only grown since then. Here are some of our favorite classic American cars.
1970s Pontiac Firebird
The second generation of the Firebird was more “swoopy” than its predecessor and came with a radio and “in glass” antenna.
1969 Chevy Camero
Released as Chevrolet’s answer to the Ford Mustang, there have been more than 5 million Cameros sold worldwide.
1964 Lincoln Continental
The model line was introduced following the construction of a personal vehicle for Edsel Ford as a vacation car and has remained a luxury car, even being used as a Presidential vehicle in the 60s.
1965 Ford Mustang
The Mustang is Ford’s longest produced car and one of the most recognizable American cars worldwide.
1962 Chevy Corvette
Created as a homage to the British sports cars of the mid 20th century, the Corvette has been selected as the pace car for the Indianapolis 500 15 times.
One of America’s earliest car companies, the Cadillac has been a status symbol since it’s conception.
1955 Ford Thunderbird
The Thunderbird is credited for creating the personal luxury car market. Before its final phaseout in 2005, Ford produced over 4.4 million Thunderbirds.
1953 Hudson Hornet
From the short-lived Hudson Motor Company, the Hornet gained fame in stock car racing through the 1950s, frequently topping the NASCAR Grand National races of the era.