Golden years: Great cars of the '50s and '60s

James Baggott

The 1950s and 1960s can be described as a golden era for the motor car. It was a time when automobiles were cool and everyone wanted to own one.

After the war, austere Britain needed cheering up - and four wheels were the solution. Trips to the seaside and picnics in the forest were all made more enjoyable thanks to some internal combustion. To celebrate the glory years, Autoblog has drawn up a list of our favourite '50s and '60s cars.