Cool Vintage Cars That Were Goal Worthy Back In The Day
Andrew Parker - June 28, 2019

Have You Earned Your Tomorrow

By Edgar Guest

Is anybody happier because you passed his way? Does anyone remember that you spoke to him today? This day is almost over, and its toiling time is through; Is there anyone to utter now a kindly word of you?

Did you give a cheerful greeting to the friend who came along? Or a churlish sort of "Howdy" and then vanish in the throng? Were you selfish pure and simple as you rushed along the way, Or is someone mighty grateful for a deed you did today?

Can you say tonight, in parting with the day that's slipping fast, That you helped a single brother of the many that you passed? Is a single heart rejoicing over what you did or said; Does a man whose hopes were fading now with courage look ahead?

Did you waste the day, or lose it, was it well or sorely spent? Did you leave a trail of kindness or a scar of discontent? As you close your eyes in slumber do you think that God would say, You have earned one more tomorrow by the work you did today?

Over the last century, the rise of the automobile industry went from being an industry of cool to one of convenience and affordability. The growth of mass consumerism forced companies to rearrange their priorities. Instead of building cars rooted in design, beauty, aerodynamics, and style, cars are now built to cost less, get better mileage, and ultimately get people from point A to point B. Well, here’s a look back at some of the finer moments in automobile history.


Porsche 911 by Singer


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This German sports car was introduced in 1963. Although it has gone through a series of design modifications and revamps, there’s nothing quite like the original mode. Its unique style and durable design made this the ultimate luxury sports car of its time.



Jaguar E-Type


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This incredible British sports car was manufactured between the years 1961 and 1975. Topping out at 150 mph (241 km/h) and accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in under seven seconds makes it a legend of its time. Upon its release, it was dubbed “the most beautiful car ever made”.


Ferrari 365 GTB/4 “Daytona”


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Known unofficially as the Ferrari Daytona, this stunning two-seater was introduced in 1968 as a symbol of class, sophistication, and above all else, wealth. It distinguishes itself from other Ferraris with a sharp-edged design, as opposed to the traditional rounded design that had been on the market previously.



Aston Martin DB5


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This incredible feat of design was popularized by the one and only Bond, James Bond. After appearing in the 1964 Bond film Goldfinger, the Aston Martin DB5 became the epitome of cool. The all-aluminum engine separates the DB5 from previous models and set the bar for every luxury sports car that followed.


1966 Shelby Cobra Roadster


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As an all-American sports car, the Shelby Cobra reigns supreme. It was also produced and popularized in the 60s at the peak of luxury sports car hype. In the standard model, this sleek speedster tops out around 164 mph (262 km/h) for a thrilling and stylish drive from A to B.



1967 Toyota 2000GT


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Known for itsĀ front-engine, rear-wheel drive, this limited edition car revolutionized the automobile industry for Japan. One of its most unique features is its pop-up headlights, and its sleek design means it sits relatively low to the ground, making this the ultimate luxury vehicle for any car enthusiast.


Datsun 240Z


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You might also know this car by its other name, Nissan S30. This trend-setting Sportster was thought up by Japanese automobile makers to compete with those ever-so-stylish European sports cars. As one of the first relatively low priced sports cars available on the market, its regarded as one of the most successful sports car lines ever produced.