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CARS IN THE 60S By: David Pirog
Cars in The Outsiders In The Outsiders, cars are an interesting subject. Cars seem to be a big part of life and most of the greasers, like Steve and Sodapop, love cars. In this story, only the Socs seem to have tuff cars. This shows the contrast between the Greasers and Socs and how only the Socs are fortunate enough to have cool cars of their own.
Corvairs and Mustangs In The Outsiders, two very prominent cars are the Mustang and the Corvairs. In the book, these cars are used by the Socs to ride around and jump greasers. They are also used to get girls.
Corvairs The Chevrolet Corvairs was a compact car produced by there Chevrolet division of GMC. It was the only American made car to have a rear mounted, air cooled engine. It was built from 1959 to The name originated from the Corvette. The were 3 generation of the Corvairs to 1964, 1965 to 1969 and a third generation that was a rehash of the second. After that, they stopped production.
Mustangs The Mustang is a muscle(pony) car produced by the Ford Motor Company. It was based off of the 2 nd generation Ford Falcon The Mustang has been built from 1964 and it still being built today. The Mustang is the only pony car to have stayed in production for 5 decades. The Mustang has been through 5 generations
Mustangs cont. These generations were from 1964 to 1973, 1974 to 1978, 1979 to 1993, 1994 to 2004 and 2005 to present. The Mustang has been used in races and has received numerous awards like Canadian car of the year.