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1966 Plymouth Valiant Signet Hardtop

1966 Plymouth Valiant Signet Hardtop

1966 Plymouth Valiant The Plymouth Valiant brought the Chrysler car company great success in the 1960s and 1970s. Chrysler intended for the Valiant to be part of the growing compact segment, and it sold well in the U.S. as well as in foreign markets. The 1966 Plymouth Valiant Signet hardtop was one of the models in the second generation that ran from 1963 to 1966.

1966 Plymouth Valiant The 1966 Plymouth Valiant Signet hardtop originated at the start of the second generation of Valiants with the 1963 Signet hardtop coupe. This little compact was sporty and stylish, and a major competitor for the Ford Falcon and Chevy Corvair. While the latter received only mild face lifts for 1963, Chrysler remade the Valiant and created the well-received Signet.

1967 Dodge Dart Convertible

  1967 Dodge Dart Convertible

1967 Dodge Dart Most well-known as a compact car, the Dart actually began as a full-sized car for the Dodge brand in 1960. By 1962, it shrank to mid-sized, and was fully part of the compact niche by 1963. The 1967 Dodge Dart convertible kicked off the fourth generation of this popular model. The Dart went through a lot of changes in its early years and moved through generations one through three pretty quickly. As well as a reduction in size over those years, it slowly evolved from an affordable, safe family car to a genuine muscle car.

1964 Buick Wildcat

1964 Buick Wildcat

1964 Buick Wildcat Beginning its life as a 1953 concept car the Wildcat from Buick was a full-sized sedan, hardtop, and convertible built from 1962 to 1070. The 1964 Buick Wildcat ended up being a huge success and doubled Wildcat sales for Buick compared to the previous year. Although it was little changed, the 1964 Buick Wildcat did include an extra body style, a few engine options, some styling tweaks, and a new four-speed manual transmission.