1960s Chrysler | Legendary Factory Race Warriors

This is the 2nd video in the 1960s Factory Race Car series. Watch the other 2 here:

1st video in the 1960s Factory Race Car series: 1960’s Ford Factory Race Cars that were Street Legal

3rd video in the 1960s Factory Race Car series: Forgotten 1960s Chevrolet & Pontiac Factory Race Cars

In this video, we take a look at some of the purpose-built Chrysler Legendary Factory Lightweight Drag Racing Warriors from the 1960s.

In the 1960s, US auto makers were in a horsepower and go-fast arms race to score drag racing victories at tracks across the country.

Back then, manufacturers were keen on getting their brands and cars in front of race spectators, tv viewers and featured in magazine articles as a form of marketing, especially if their cars won. They even coined an adage for it: Win on Sunday – Sell on Monday!

These cars were built in limited quantities, and most were not street legal and were discouraged for purchase by members of the general public not involved in drag racing. Even when new, these cars were rare, and today, all original examples are even more scare as many did not survive their drag racing glory days in their factory original form or were straight up scrapped.

We time travel back to the 60s to see what Chrysler’s need-for-speed wizards had cooked up to reign supreme on the drag strip and make history with their legendary creations.

Related Posts

The Legend Reborn: A Modified 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 6-Speed with an Unrivaled 45-Year Legacy

The 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 is an automotive icon revered for its timeless beauty, thrilling performance, and rich heritage. This brilliant white example, equipped with…

Experience the Timeless Allure of the Iconic 1957 Oldsmobile

The 1957 Oldsmobile is a automotive icon that exemplifies postwar American car design and embodies the essence of a true classic. With its dramatic styling, powerful…

The Legendary 1966 Pontiac GTO

The Pontiac GTO is an icon of American muscle cars. While muscle cars had existed before, the 1966 GTO really put them on the map and…

1963 Ford Galaxie: American Muscle Car Legend

The 1963 Ford Galaxie evokes a feeling of nostalgia and simpler times. This full-sized beauty defined the pinnacle of style and performance in the early 1960s,…

1955 Chevrolet Bel Air

In the heart of a forgotten barn, an automotive gem lay in pieces, waiting to be revived. The year was 1955 when the classic Chevrolet Bel…

1958 Chevrolet Nomad: A Classic Beauty Revived

In the realm of classic cars, few stand as tall and proud as the 1958 Chevrolet Nomad. With its captivating design, unparalleled charm, and a history…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *