10 greatest muscle cars of all time
Muscle cars are those automobiles which had been manufactured for high performance driving. In 1960s and 70s, the demand of muscle car was high in the American automobiles industry. Actually, these cars are two seated and supposed to be engineered for racing purpose. After thorough research and polled votes on various sites, we come to know that the following automobiles are the greatest muscle cars of all time.
1. 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500
GT500 had been manufactured by Carroll Shelby. This vehicle offered 428-cubic-inch police interceptor engine with 355 officially rated horsepower. It was supposed to be road going vehicle. This vehicle had a larger engine and it was a really nice muscle car.
2. 1966 Shelby Cobra 427
Though, this car was not purely American, yet it was one of the best muscle cars ever manufactured. Actually, this car was the brainchild of Carroll Shelby. Cobra is one of those cars which have still demand in the market.
3. 1969 Z28 Chevy Camaro
This car was officially rated at 290 horsepower. Actually, the 69 Camaro had a small-block 302-cubic-inch engine specially engineered for Trans-Am racing. Besides, this muscle car had the features of muncie 4-speed gearbox, front brakes, and F41 sport suspension.
4. 1970 Chevelle 454 SS
This car is considered to be one of those muscle cars which ignited the muscle-car power wars in the 1970s. Though, Chevelle 454 SS had 360 horsepower, yet it was better than other cars.
5. 1970 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda
This muscle had the tendency to cross quarter-mile just in 13 seconds. It was fully redefined and coming in high powered V8 engines.
6. 1965 Pontiac GTO
Pontiac GTO was more powerful than the Boss 302. It was crossing 60 Mph sprint just in 6 seconds and supposed to have 335 horsepower. This car was really easy to control. Actually, GTO’s sub bar steering and sketchy brakes made this powerful vehicle easy to handle. This car was famously known as “Goat”.
7. 1970 Boss 302 Mustang
Boss 302 was one of the best muscle cars of 1970s. The engine power of Boss was such that it was crossing 60 Mph sprint just in 7 seconds. The horsepower of this car was 290 and it was coming in the V8 engine.
8. 1969 Dodge Charger
If you do not know about the “69 Charger” then you must not be watching your TV in the 1980s. This car had an engine of half ton and it was of 425 horsepower.
9. 1968 Pontiac Firebird Coupe
Now days the name of Pontiac Firebird Coupe may not be having the same influence that was seen in the first generation models. Actually the model came in the year of 1968 offered a range of engines, including a roaring 400-cubic-inch V8 good for 335 horsepower.
10. 1970 Buick GSX
This muscle car had 360 horsepower and a monumental 510 lb-ft of torque that was supposed to be underrated. This car was only available in white and yellow colors and had very low market value.
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