Automotive Industry in the 60sLouis Jalaber @ 2019-11-26 10:49:15 +0100
The car industry in the 1960s took a turn for the best. Cars with more than decent performances were available for almost everyone and the design of cars developed tremendously. The influence the decade had towards car design can still be seen today, even in the most modern models. It was a time of change as cars which had been viewed as ways of transportation started to gain meaning past that point, they became an extension of one’s personality.
American muscle cars
Luxury race in Europe
The European car industry also started to build more accessible cars with different objectives in mind, such as the Renault 4L which was a simple and practical car for small families.
Yet for european cars, this decade is probably the one that saw the emergence of some of the most iconic sport and luxury cars from their creators.
We couldn’t write a piece on the 1960s cars without mentioning the Aston Martin DB5, one of the most iconic model of the brand. In production between 1963 and 1965 this car is a great association of simple elegance and mechanical prowess, to top that it became a movie star thanks to being the first car of James Bond...