The production of American Muscle cars period was undoubtedly one of the most inspiring times in the history of the Automobile industry. We have gathered for you five of the most popular muscle cars of all-time;
1964 Pontiac GTO
One of the most powerful muscle cars of its age and still a classic the Pontiac named this model GTO inspired by the Ferrari 250 GTO; which is a famous Italian acronym for racing in GT class. The Pontiac GTO range included a two-door sedan, hardtop coupe with convertible body styles. It was available in 325hp with 4800 rpm, dual exhausts and three-speed manual transmission with Hurst shifter. Optional four-speed manual transmission, two-speed automatic transmission and a more powerful “Tri-Power” engine with three two-barrel carburetor was also available.
1968 Shelby Mustang GT500 KR
Ford Mustang is still one of the most popular muscle car in the car enthusiasts. This special model was made by a collaboration between Ford and Carroll Shelby. The Shelby Mustang was a beefed-up version of the all-time favoriteMustang. It comes with a 428 Police Interceptor engine with improved breathing heads and larger exhaust manifolds. The later Shelby GT500 become the king of the road. The fifth-generation Mustang was motivated by this legendary uncle.
1969 Chevrolet Camaro
The 1969 Camaro with its arrival brought a whole new level of muscle power to the automotive industry. It was available in a wide range of engines 307-ci 200-horsepower small block to a 427-ci 525-horsepower car pace replica big block. Chevy Camaro 69 has been one of the most cherished muscle cars ever made. The 1969 Camaro was the last and most popular one from the first generation with an all-new aggressive look by the use of metal sheets and a revised grille. 69 Camaro had had a wider and flatter looking stance which was way different than the previous coke bottle shape. Camaro is definitely the type of car that can get upgraded and equipped with up-to-date apps like qustudio.
1970 Plymouth Barracuda
The Plymouth Barracuda was introduced in late1970. The body designing, transmission and engine were as powerful as that of Dodge Challenger. Hemi engine cars came with a large bonnet scoop unlike most American cars of that age. To keep the induction efficiency of the engine the additional air was routed directly to the carburetor via the bonnet scoop. The Barracuda was highly successful in both showrooms as well as on roads and it has been a showstopper whenever compared with the Ford Mustang. Barracuda gave an amazing 0-60 in just 5.2 seconds and has a top speed of 145 mph. it was equipped with a 340 cu(5.6L) six-pack engine.
1969 Dodge charger 500 426 Hemi:
This rare and very valuable Mopar muscle car, it was made to compete with the Ford cars on high banking tracks. Dodge build this car to handle the tracks. By making adjustments to the grille and rear window flush the charger 500 became more aerodynamic. It was equipped with a 440 Magnum and some had 426 Hemi engines. Only 68 Dodge Charger 500s were built with 426 Hemi from which 27 were equipped with a four-speed transmission and 40 with Torqueflites.