My mother claims cars were more recognizable 60 years ago. I analyze decades and disagree (Part 2 – the 1960s))

1960 Chevrolet Corvair and Impala sedans

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The new-for-1960 Chevrolet Corvair in the foreground is an example of how American automotive styling turned away from the excesses of the 1950s and took a sharp turn toward more conservative shapes. With crisper, cleaner styling, fins disappeared in lieu of tapered rear fenders and trunks.

Photo: General Motors

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