To many car fans, the muscle car era of the 1960s was the pinnacle of the automotive industry. To this day, enthusiasts are still in love with the cars of this period. The performance and the style of that era may never be replicated again, and many of these cars have aged quite well. But there are others that look downright awful in current times, and the lack of performance matched their shoddy styling.
Many of these cars have gone on to become high-priced classics, such as the Chevrolet Chevelle SS and the El Camino. We’re going to browse through several of the models from both sides of the coin. Join us as we delve into the ‘60s muscle cars that have aged incredibly well, as well as five that are downright hideous.
30: 1960 Ford Galaxie Sunliner Interceptor 360 Package
The Galaxie Sunliner Interceptor was the quintessential large sedan to come out from Ford. But this car wasn’t marketed as a muscle car. Nevertheless, the high-performance output and the swooping styling attracted the attention of baby boomers. The fun driving characteristics of the car made it an appealing sport sedan. With a new exhaust and intake system mated to the standard 352 V8 engine, the Galaxie Sunliner drove like a jetliner.
To this day, the styling of the Galaxie Sunliner has survived the test of time. The car isn’t a common classic that you’d see at every swap meet. Instead, this is a one-of-a-kind car that blends style with performance.It stands the test of time with a tried-and-true style Ford pioneered at the time.