They weren’t all that safe (most proved to fail crash tests), but these retro baby car seats from the 1960s, 70s and 80s were among the first on the market with child passenger safety in mind.
Classic cars & old trucks
Buckle up and have a scroll back to an era when driving with car bench seats was as cozy as a night in front of the TV.
These vintage truck campers were all people needed back in the 1960s, 70s & 80s to get away from it all for a few days.
The vintage ambulance has a history rooted in far simpler designs than we know today. Here’s a look back at how they’ve changed over time!
Too many people? Too little space? Starting in the sixties, Ford Motor Company engineers had a better idea: the Ford Club Wagon. Take a look!
If a sedan was too small, a big station wagon too expensive, and a van too uncomfortable, you could take a vintage VW Bus! Take a look at the old Volkswagen van that was popular during the 1960s and 1970s.
Classic Ford Torinos were produced between 1968 and 1976. Marketed as a mid-size car that was both sporty and family-friendly, it came in several body styles, including a 2-door hardtop, a 4-door sedan, and a 5-door station wagon.
Check out what 10 of Ford’s luxurious classic Lincoln Continental cars looked like back in the sixties!
Take a look back at some of the classic 60s Ford pickup trucks that were on – and off! – the roads during that decade, and see what features they offered drivers back then.
1960s Mercury Cougar cars came equipped with V-8 engines, deep-foam bucket seats, carpet, concealed headlamps, sequential rear turn signals among other luxury features. Check ’em out!
These old-school Ford Ranchero pickup trucks weren’t styled like all the other pickups, because they were meant to combine passenger-car comfort with driving ease.
Some car model names have been around for decades – like the Buick Skylark or the Ford Mustang. But not the Oldsmobile Delmont 88. It was produced for just two model years: 1967 and 1968.
Check out some of the most popular classic 1960s Chrysler station wagons – Plymouth Fury, Dodge Custom 880, Valiant V-200, Dodge Dart 440, Lancer 770, Chrysler Newport & more.
Check out how classic 60s Ford Thunderbird cars looked when they were brand new — plus find out the then-unique features they offered that were much in demand back then!
From the ground up, the ’69 Plymouth Fury was totally restyled. It was longer. Wider. And noticeably roomier inside. Flash back to the sixties here to see this classic car!
Take a look back at the 1968 Chrysler Imperial – a classic car that came in a four-door hardtop, coupe and LeBaron models, and offered a front seat that doubled as a 5-foot sofa.
Vintage bumper stickers have been a common sight for decades, and were more than just a decoration on the back of a car or truck – they were there to make a statement. Here’s a look back at a few!
In 1967, the first of the brand-new 1960s Camaro cars hit the streets. It was an immediate success, selling 220,906 cars in their first model year. Here’s a look at the ’67, ’68 and ’69 Chevy Camaros!
The 1960s Dodge Chargers really began with the 1966 model, after previewing in the big auto show the year before. The cars were hugely popular, and later became even more well-known thanks to a starring role in The Dukes of Hazzard.
Before pro football player OJ Simpson was arrested and tried for the murder of his wife, he was one of America’s top celebrities. Companies paid him to be the face of their brand… which didn’t work out well in the long run.
Here’s a look at the top classic cars from 1966 – all of the makes and models from the ‘Big Four’ that you could have expected to see on the road back in the mid-sixties.
Here, see 11 of the classic 1960s Dodge Darts that were new and popular back between 1960 and 1969.
Some of these classic 1960s Dodge Polara cars had aircraft-type instrument panels and switches – plus deep carpeting and a V8 that knows what get-up-and-go really means. Take a look!
While the car name Rambler dates back to 1914, the name was only used for modern cars from the late ’50s until 1969. Here’s a look at some of the top Rambler cars from the 1960s – the classic brand’s heyday.
See how these classic 1960s Dodge Coronet cars — both hardtops and convertibles — were big inside and out, but made to appeal to the people looking for down-to-earth prices.
See why people loved GM’s classic ’60s Oldsmobile Toronados – rocket action cars that were marketed very differently to men and women. Have a look.
These classic 1960 Mercury cars played up one of the most successful automobile marketing angles: luxury options, but at a low price. Look back at these old cars from the sixties, made by a division of Ford!
The 1967 Mercury was said to be ‘for men who like their action big! You sense this the moment you take the wheel. It’s a Ford Mercury. This is the Man’s Car with a heritage of performance! Cyclone!’
Check out some of the sportiest, snappiest, best-looking, practical cars of the mid-century: 60s Mustangs. See several classic models here!
The 5 big Ford station wagons from 1960 featured such unique wonders like sun visors and arm rests – plus comfort, convenience and styling elegance in the wagon field. Here’s a look back!
Take a look at these classic Ford Fairlines from the sixties! Back then, standard equipment included bucket seats, sporty console, big 390 cubic-inch V-8, and more.
SelectShift, introduced by Ford in the 1960s, let people choose to drive using either an automatic or manual transmission. Their pitch was that couples wouldn’t have to choose between buying a stick shift car or not, because they could get both in one.
The Oldsmobile Jetfire was a turbo-charged sports coupe that was popular back in the sixties. Here’s a look!
Check out these Classic Chrysler Newport cars – American-made automobiles that were popular with drivers back in the sixties and seventies!
Look back at more than 200 vintage license plates issued through the 20th century – including ones for every American state & territory – plus some special plates, too.
Vintage Jeep Cherokees took up where Jeep CJ-5 left off. Youthful and sporty, with the extra room that lets you pack along what you used to leave behind.
Take a look back at some classic cars: 1965 Chevy models like the Impala, Corvair, Malibu, Chevelle, Chevy II and more.
The ’69 Chevelle – also known as the Malibu (originally the name of a Chevelle trim level) – was one of Chevrolet’s most successful nameplates, enjoying a production run from 1964 through 1977.
Any car this luxurious should have its price examined! This new 1964 Chevrolet brings you more pure luxury per dollar than anybody ever brought you before.
If you loved the look, feel or power of classic Pontiacs from the sixties, you’ll want to revisit those memories by way of this collection of vintage Pontiac car ads from the 1960s.
In the Vintage Jeep V6, you could cruise the highways as if you had wings — why they called this ’60s model the Flying ‘Jeep’ Universal.
The swinging sports fastback – the ’65 Marlin! The big, bold, brand-new ear for swingers who love fast lines, deep luxury, and man-size room for man-size comfort.
Check out the ’69 Chevy pickups like the Fleetside, CST (Custom Sport Truck) and long wheelbase Longhorn pickup made especially for king-size camper bodies.
See the classic ’68 Fords when they were new in this Ford Guide for car buyers – including vintage Thunderbird, Mustang, Galaxie 500, LTD, Ford XL full-sized, station wagons, Torino and more!
Cast an eye on a rare collector’s item: El Camino. Check out vintage ads for several Classic Chevrolet El Camino pickup trucks from the 1960s!
The ’68 Cadillacs were huge, lavish and oh so comfortable to ride in. Take a look back at these classic cars — the 1968 Caddy, in 2-door, 4-door and vintage convertible styles!
These classic ’65 Chevrolet station wagons were said to handle just as well as sedans – a high bar considering how big some of these Chevy cars were!
The 1970 Oldsmobile Toronado had impressive looks. Elegant interiors. And the incomparable handling of front-wheel drive.
The roof with a reason for every season SPRING: Rear window slants away from the weather, can be opened for ventilation even on rainy days.
For super-economy pickups all the way up to super-duty diesels, economy never came in such a choice as with the 1961 Ford Trucks.
New Galaxie 500/XL Start this one and you really start something. Available with a 405-hp. Thunderbird V-8, coupled to a 4-speed stick shift, the
These vintage Ford Econoline vans from the ’60s had eight doors and a flat floor that put every part of a load within arm’s length.