Types of Muscle Cars?

Answer Muscle cars, called super cars until the 1970s, were high-powered, medium-sized cars with large V8 engines and low sticker prices. Mid-sized vehicles didn't emerge until 1964, so there are several ... Read More »

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When were muscle cars introduced?

According to the Muscle Car Club, muscle cars were first introduced in 1958. That year the Chevrolet Impala, Chrysler 300 and Ford Fairlane all featured powerful engines and sleek designs character... Read More »

Who invented muscle cars?

Pontiac is considered by many automotive experts to have invented the first muscle car. Introduced in 1964, the GTO, a mid-size car fitted with a big-block, high-horsepower engine, marked the begin... Read More »

What Are the Top 10 Muscle Cars in the 1970s?

True muscle cars are vintage 1960s and 1970s. They were usually mid-sized, two-doors with massive engines and rear-wheel drive and as assembly line vehicles, they were relatively inexpensive. Unlea... Read More »

Why Do Muscle Cars Get Bad Gas Mileage?

When the muscle car era began in the 1960s, manufacturers figured out that putting big engines in ordinary cars made for exciting, relatively inexpensive cars to market to young drivers looking for... Read More »