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The 5 at 5 The 1960s gave birth to some iconic cars.

THE CARS OF the 1960s were a huge departure from anything that came before. The sixties saw transformational changes in design and technology in the motor industry.

Decent performance finally became available to the average car buyer and car design became more refined. Many designers today still pay homage to cars of that decade.

We’ve rounded up some of the sweetest cars from the sixties on DoneDeal right now.

Under €50k

1969 Jaguar E-Type, €43,500

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Enzo Ferrari called the Jaguar E-Type “the most beautiful car ever made”, and when it was first launched it was one of the fastest cars that you could buy – yet cost just a fraction of other performance cars.

It was this blend of  good looks, low price and high performance that made it one of the most iconic cars of the sixties. This particular 1969 model looks stunning in its Signal Red paint. The biscuit-coloured interior is in great shape and has some lovely patina.

Under €20k

1967 BMW 2000CS, €19,999

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This old school 1967 2000CS is an excellent representative of the Neue Klasse of BMWs. The 2000 coupe was built for BMW by Karmann in Osnabrück and was used as the base for the successor six cylinder E9s. These cars are a rare sight on the roads nowadays so here’s your chance to buy one of the cooler looking cars from the sixties.

Under €16k

1962 Mercedes-Benz 220S Fintail W111, €15,495

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The “fintail”, or heckflosse, range of Mercedes-Benz cars went into production in the autumn of 1959. The W111 cars were powered by a 2,185cc straight-six and this 220S model benefited from twin carburettors which gave the car an output of 110bhp.

This particular right-hand drive example is finished in cream with a red interior, and has the desirable column shift with manual gearbox. These saloons are very comfortable and there is plenty of space inside.

Under €10k

1966 Morris Minor 1000 Traveller, €7,500

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The Morris Minor is a Great British classic and the quirky Traveller estate is a triumph of post-war car design. The car is nicknamed the ‘woody wagon’ due to its now-distinctive ash wood frame at the rear – and this particular example is in excellent condition.

With its exceptional build quality and reliable engine, these cars were built to last.

Under €8k

1962 Rover P5, €7,250

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The Rover P5 has been described as a ‘a true bastion of Britishness’. It is a head-turning car especially in this blue over blue colour with red leather interior. It was designed by David Bache and engineered by Spen King and Gordon Bashford who went on to design the Range Rover.

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