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Speaking of the 390, this one looks complete and is said to be the original. I have to admit, the combination of Shaker Hood and air conditioning is rather odd. Whoever ordered it wanted a fast car, but clearly didn’t want to be uncomfortable on hot summer days. If the seller is correct that it was parked 47 years ago, it means someone put 51k miles on it in 2 years or less. With 320 horsepower being routed through that close ratio 4-speed, it has to be fun to drive, so it really isn’t a surprise that someone put that many miles on it in such a short time period. What is surprising is that they then parked it and forgot about it.

That’s not to say that you can’t have an OEM color specially mixed. The price point can even get up near a custom color. If you take an OEM hue with a pearl base, and add in a bunch more pearl, you’ll see the price go up accordingly, since pearl is a very expensive part of paint. Nonetheless, if you stick with the OEM formula, you will end up with a stunning ride and a few bucks to put toward something useful, like more power.

Examples of production cars that included sporty and youthful appeal were the 1960 Chevrolet Corvair . Initially positioned as an economy car, the Corvair's plusher-trimmed and sportier Monza model sold around 144,000 units by 1961. The Monza's bucket seats and floor-mounted transmission shifter started a trend toward sportier cars equipped with both in all sizes from compacts to full-size cars . Ford initially responded with Futura and Futura Sprint versions of its Ford Falcon , Chrysler with the Plymouth Valiant Signet and Dodge Dart GT , American Motors with the 440-H and Rogue versions of the Rambler American , [9] and Studebaker with the sporty Daytona version of its compact Lark . Other sporty bucket-seat compact cars that appeared during the early 1960s included the Mercury Comet S-22, Oldsmobile F-85 Cutlass , Buick Special Skylark , and Pontiac Tempest LeMans . Most of these sporty compacts came with the same economical six-cylinder engines as their more mundane counterparts, but in some cases more powerful V8 engines were at least optional along with four-speed manual transmissions and center consoles between the front bucket seats.

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