Top five 1960s motoring milestones

James Batchelor
Jaguar E-Type
Jaguar E-Type


The Swinging Sixties was one of the most memorable decades for cars. The pretty MGB; the glam Ford Cortina; the dependable Morris 1100 and 1300 models; the manly Ford Capri and the glorious Jaguar E-Type were all launched – and the Mini became the coolest set of wheels.


But it was also an era of great change in terms of attitude towards motoring. Cars became cheaper, consequently there more cars were on the roads.