Audi 100 (1968-1994)
The Audi 100 was an E-segment / executive car. There were four generations, known internally as C1 to C4. in 1994 the Audi 100 was renamed the A6.
Audi F103 (1965-1972)
The first modern era Audis were derived from the old 2-stroke DKW F103. The 4-stroke four-cylinder engine fitted to the new Audi was developed while the company was still owned by Daimler-Benz. The models were named after their power output in PS.
Chevrolet Chevy II (1962-1969)
In the United States the Chevy II is regarded as a ‘small car’, and indeed it was much smaller than ‘conventional’ American cars, like the Impala. It was available with a four-cylinder 2.5litre engine or a 3.2 liter 6-cylinder unit. In 1964 Chevrolet offered a 4.6 litre V8.
After 1969 the Chevy II name was dropped entirely in favour of ‘Nova’.
Chevrolet Corvair (1960-1969)
The Corvair had an air-cooled, rear-mounted flat-six 2.3 litre engine. It was available in various body styles and configurations.: 4-door sedan, 2-door coupé, convertible, 4-door station wagon, passenger van, commercial van, and a pickup truck. About 1.8 million were built over the nine year period.
In his book, ‘Unsafe at Any Speed’, Ralph Nader claimed that the Corvair’s handling was potentially dangerous, due mostly to the swing axle construction and the weight of the engine at the rear.
1967 Dodge Dart
Jaguar E-Type [XK-E in North America] (1961-1975)
When it was launched, The E-Type Jaguar was immediately regarded as a thing of beauty. Indeed, Enzo Ferrari famously called it “the most beautiful car ever made”. It soon became an icon. With its unitary construction, disc brakes, rack-and-pinion steering, and independent front and rear suspension it was a thoroughly modern sports car. It was based on the XKSS and D-Type sports racing cars.
Jaguar XK 150 (1957-1961)
The XK 150 was the successor to the XK 140. It featured a one-piece windscreen and offered more space for the passengers.
Jaguar S-Type (1963-1968)
The S-Type was an important update of the Mark 2. It gained independent rear suspension, recently introduced on the Mark 10. The body was longer than that of the Mark 2. Interestingly, the Mark 2 remained popular and continued to sell well.