When Chevrolet the 1963 Corvette Sting Ray in the market car buyers applauded for its almost perfect handling. The design was also one of a kind during this time giving it more points in aesthetic appeal. The most impressive thing about the Sting Ray is that fact that its acceleration improved despite leaving the 360 horsepower fuel injected 327 V-8 engine unchanged. The status of this car got immortalized when it appeared in movies such as Less Than Zero (1987), Terms of Endearment (1983), and Mr. Deeds (2002).
1964 Ford Mustang
A list of iconic USA classic cars will never be complete without the 1964 Ford Mustang. This car is one of the vehicles which are permanently embedded in America’s history. The more popular Fastback version got released on August 1964. Ford equipped the Mustang a V-8 210 horsepower engine with a 2 barrel carburetor at its base to compete with the powerful cars in the market. Furthermore, the first people to drive this car enjoyed its fuel economy. This car is also known as the “Bond Car” due to it being the car of choice in movies such as Goldfinger and Diamonds Are Forever.
1964 Porsche 911
This car should always be a part of the list of the most beloved classic cars in the USA. Considered as one of the best cars that were ever manufactured in the 1960s, this car is a true embodiment of style and power. The rear-mounted FLAT SIX boxer engine in this car may not be as powerful as the other American muscles that came out during that sixties. Regardless, it did not stop the Porsche 911 from becoming one of the most sought after sports cars of all time. The value of this car has sky-rocketed recently.
Additionally, its appearance in shows such as Knight Rider and MacGyver might have contributed to that