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The Top 10 Muscle Cars

November 1, 2012

Muscle cars are distinct from the two-seated sports cars which are intended for road racing or high-speed touring. Emerging from the American phenomenon muscle cars have also developed in their own fashions in South Africa, Australia, UK, etc. There are a number of muscle car models like the Buick Skylark Gran Sport, the Ford Thunderbird and the Chevrolet Malibu SS.

Muscles cars have more advanced features than the other conventional cars. They are more powerful and have high speed. Muscle cars enjoyed their first height of popularity in the year 1964 to 1972 in the United States. The car buyers were truly amazed by the muscle cars.

The most important fact about these cars is that they are affordable. Muscle cars can be divided into four different categories. They can be classified as the American, South African, British and Australian. The US car makers first popularized the concept of muscle cars.

The American Motors’ Rebel sedan was one of the earliest muscle car. Mopar and Thunderbolts were later brought up by the Ford. In South Africa, Chevrolet has been actively operating to raise the demand of the muscle cars. This company introduced the Z28 302 model which was later renamed as Firenza CanAm.

In Australia too the popularity of muscle cars escalated. The carmakers like Holden, Chrysler Australia and Ford Australia shared the popularity of the muscle automobiles. Some of the Australian muscle cars were even exported to the other countries.

The Ford Australia’s XR Falcon, Holden Monaro GTS 350, and Chrysler Australia’s R/T Valiant Charger are amongst the popular Australian muscle models ever built and marketed. Muscle cars are the biggest and most interesting innovations in the automobile industry.

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The top 10 Muscle cars are:

  1. 1955 Ford Thunderbird Convertiple
  2. 1970 Plymouth Superbird Custom
  3. 2009 Ford Mustang FR500CJ Cobra Jet
  4. 2010 Chevrolet Camaro
  5. 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1 COPO
  6. 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Yenko COPO
  7. 1989 Chevrolet Corvette
  8. 2008 Dodge Viper SRT
  9. 1967 Plymouth Barracuda
  10. 1966 SHELBY GT350 FASTBACK
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One Comment leave one →
  1. November 27, 2013 3:32 AM

    Hello there! This article could not be written much better!
    Reading through this post reminds me of my previous roommate!
    He constantly kept preaching about this. I am going to forward this article
    to him. Pretty sure he’ll have a great read. Many thanks for sharing!

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