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1965 Buick Skylark

1965 Buick Skylark

'65 Buick SkylarkThe 1965 Buick Skylark was just one of the many models of the Skylark badge to be produced by Buick from 1953 to 1998. The long run of this successful model can be attributed to the fact that it changed with the times. Over the years, the Skylark went from convertible to compact to mid-sized back to compact, and finally grew again in size. As tastes and technology changed, so did the Skylark.

1965 Buick Riviera

1965 Buick Riviera

1965 Buick RivieraBuick designed its now classic Riviera to be a forward-looking, futuristic type of car that could compete with other luxury nameplates being made in the U.S. First created by GM’s chief stylist Bill Mitchell, the Riviera made its first appearance in 1963 and finally ended its run by 1999. The 1965 Buick Riviera is considered by many to be one of the best models with the finest styling features.

1965 Chevelle SS

1965 Chevelle SS

316521-0-lgThe Chevelle, introduced first in 1964, was Chevy’s answer to the Ford Fairlane. A mid-sized, mid-priced car, the Chevelle proved to be popular for its entire run. One thing that made it such a good seller for the company is the fact that it came in so many different varieties. In the ‘60s, buyers could get nearly any body style, and could choose from low-end to high-end trim levels. And, of course, the Chevelle also included a performance package, the Super Sport.

Mustang, Mustang

Mustang, Mustang

Ford MustangWith the Ford Mustang, Mustang created a new class of cars, the pony car. Less performance-oriented and a little easier on the wallet than a muscle car, the pony car represents the best of both worlds. With the production of the Mustang, and subsequent competitors such as the Chevy Camaro and Dodge Challenger, the automotive industry offered consumers sporty cars with some performance characteristics at a price that many could afford.