Top 10 Muscle CarsMay 22, 2012 - 8:03 am |
The top 10 muscle cars ever made, From a manly perspective. Check them out, drool, and start saving.
10.1970 Buick GSX
The 1970 Buick GSX was officially quoted as having a monumental 510 lb-ft of torque and 360 horsepower, although like many muscle cars, GSX was underrated. It was available only in white and yellow, both with the racing stripes.. Only 678 of GSX coupes were produced.
9. 1968 Pontiac Firebird Coupe
The 1968 Pontiac Firebird Coupe was one of the best muscle cars on the market. The 1968 model of Firebird offered a range of engines, including a 400-cubic-inch V8, which was capable of producing 335 horsepower.
8. 1969 Dodge Charger
1969 Dodge Charger was all over the TV in 1980s. it was the main star of "The Dukes of Hazzard”. its all-conquering 426 Hemi engine alone weighed nearly half a ton and cracked out an astounding 425 horsepower.
7. 1970 Boss 302 Mustang
The Boss 302 was a serious muscle car featuring the high-rev Boss 302 V8 engine, which was underrated at 290 horsepower to match its Camaro archrival. It was capable of going from 0-60 mph in less than seven seconds. Once the car hooks up and the revs climb above 3500, you better hang on for dear life.
6. 1965 Pontiac GTO
The Pontiac GTO had a 389-cubic-inch engine packed with 335 horsepower and was offered with a Tri-Power option good for an additional 25 horsepower, which was awesome for a 1965’s muscle car. It was capable of going from 0-60 mph in less than six seconds.
5. 1970 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda
The 1970 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda had a five high-powered V8 with a 425 horsepower engine. It’s not so good nose-heavy weight distributions made its handling a little questionable, other than that the car was as awesome as it could get keeping in mind the 1970 figure.
4. 1970 Chevelle 454 SS
1970 Chevelle 454 SS had a 454 cubic inches and roughly 7.4 liters engine, which is pretty massive to handle. Its base power was already 360 horsepower, but the LS6 upgrade made is jump to 450 horses. It is still the highest output production car to date.
3. 1969 Z28 Chevy Camaro
The '69 Camaro had a small-block 302-cubic-inch engine designed for Trans-Am racing. it was officially rated at 290 horsepower, which turned out to be a lot more than that Its other features were F41 sport suspension, standard front disc brakes and a Muncie 4-speed gearbox.
2. 1966 Shelby Cobra 427
1966 Shelby Cobra 427 is one of the best-known muscle cars ever made. It had a 427 cu in (7.0 L) V8 engine under the hood. It is the only muscle car that was also tremendously successful on the track.
1. 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500
Carroll Shelby basically created the GT500 as a factory-authorized tuner Mustang. The GT500 offered a 428-cubic-inch Police Interceptor engine with a 355 horsepower. It was cable of going from 0-60 in just only 4.8 seconds and had a top speed of 134 mph.