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Muscle Car 20 stories

Muscle Car 20 stories


A Modern Car Magazine


The type of car we are talking about is a Muscle Car or a sports coupe that
originated in the United States. It had its heyday in the 1960s to 1970s,
especially in 1969 when the scene of Muscle Cars flourished in America, with
dozens of models coming out on the track and on the road.
What is Muscle Car? So what about the muscles (Muscle)? The most probable
of this name Probably from the fact that this type of car has a strong point.
But not all cars will always be in the muscle car category. The criteria for
considering a muscle car at that time were as follows
Equipped with the strongest V8 engine of each camp.
rear wheel drive
Made in the USA in the 1960s or early 1970s (some sources say 1964-1973).
It is a small to large two-door vehicle. with light body weight (Some sources
state that only medium-sized cars are eligible.)
affordable price
It is designed for drag races or 402 meters straight races, while being legally
usable on the road.

Table of Contents

Introduction A
Table of Contents B
1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302. 2
1970 Oldsmobile 442.. 3
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 4
1971 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda Convertible. 5
1974 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am SD-455. 6
1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am SE 7
1978 Dodge Lil' Red Express. 8
Modified 1969 Dodge Charger 440 9
1965 Ford Mustang Fastback 10
Factory Five Racing Mk4 Roadster 11
1957 Chevrolet Bel alr 12
1969 Heml Road Runner 13
1962 Chevrolet Chevy II Nova 400 convertible 14
1962 Cadillac Mad Men car 15
Bwm 2002 Custom 16
1958 Plymouth Belvedere 2-door hardtop 17
1983 DeLorean 18
2002 Porsche 911 carrera 19
1971 Chevrolet c10 20
1951 Shoebox Ford Custom 21
Bibliography 22
Organizer's history

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302.


The Camaro/Mustang rivalry had begun in 1967 with the
introduction of the Chevrolet Camaro by General Motors. The
Camaro was the largest threat to the lead Ford had in the
"pony car" field, a market segment largely created by Ford
with the introduction of the Mustang in mid-year 1964. The
performance of the Mustang with 289 and 390 engines was not
up to the Camaro, with its small block and big block V8. In an
effort to improve the Mustang's image, Ford made a 428 Cobra
Jet V8, and a Ford Boss 302 engine optional for the 1968 mid-
year and 1969 models, respectively.

1970 OLDSMOBILE 442.

The Oldsmobile 4-4-2 (also known as the 442) is a muscle car produced by
Oldsmobile between the 1964 and 1987 model years. Introduced as an option
package for US-sold F-85 and Cutlass models, it became a model in its own right
from 1968 to 1971, spawned the Hurst/Olds in 1968, then reverted to an option
through the mid-1970s. The name was revived in the 1980s on the rear-wheel
drive Cutlass Supreme and early 1990s as an option package for the new front-
wheel drive Cutlass Calais.

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454.

The LS6-powered 1970 Chevelle SS 454 had none of the conveniences that 21st
century muscle car enthusiasts have come to expect. It's 450-hp rating even falls
five short of the current SS Camaro's 6.2-liter V-8.
But, for legions of Chevrolet fans, this car has it all: limited production, the
baddest engine available, and enduring styling.
In 1970, if you had to pick a regular-production, steel-bodied car from the Bowtie
camp to go heads-up against a Street Hemi, it would've been this one. Which is
exactly why most of these cars were ordered--to go rounds at the track or on the
street. As mass-produced cars like Chevrolets go

1971 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda

Assembled in Hamtramck, Michigan, and destined for France, this 1971
Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda Convertible was one of the last of its kind, built as
the muscle car era neared its end. It is one of 12 built for the 1971 model
year and among the five examples earmarked for non-U.S. destinations.
Designed by John E. Herlitz and built on the new E-body platform, the
1971 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda featured a wider body and a lower stance
than its second-generation predecessor.
The immaculate 'Cuda is heading to auction at Mecum in Indianapolis,
Indiana, the week of May 14-22, where it is estimated to bring in between
$5,750,000 and $6,500,000. The original owner, Jean Teyssier, owned
the 'Cuda until 1993 and then listed it for sale in a regional American car
club newsletter. After a buyer in America acquired the car, he later sold it
to the present owner, who kept the 'Cuda in his car collection for 20

1974 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am SD-455.

Assembled in Hamtramck, Michigan, and destined for France, this 1971
Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda Convertible was one of the last of its kind, built as
the muscle car era neared its end. It is one of 12 built for the 1971 model
year and among the five examples earmarked for non-U.S. destinations.
Designed by John E. Herlitz and built on the new E-body platform, the
1971 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda featured a wider body and a lower stance
than its second-generation predecessor.
The immaculate 'Cuda is heading to auction at Mecum in Indianapolis,
Indiana, the week of May 14-22, where it is estimated to bring in between
$5,750,000 and $6,500,000. The original owner, Jean Teyssier, owned
the 'Cuda until 1993 and then listed it for sale in a regional American car
club newsletter. After a buyer in America acquired the car, he later sold it
to the present owner, who kept the 'Cuda in his car collection for 20

1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am SE.

Burt Reynolds and the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am are two American icons
that have been inextricably linked since the ’70s. The late actor famously
drove the muscle car in the sleeper hit Smokey and the Bandit, before he
added one to his own collection. Now, that very Trans Am is heading to
The car in question is a pristine 1977 Trans Am Special Edition that sports
a striking black-and-gold finish. The promotional vehicle was gifted to
Reynolds as a thank you for his top-notch turn in the famed 1977 flick. To
be clear, this is not the Pontiac that appeared on screen, but it’s certainly a
star in its own right. It’s also the only ‘77 Trans Am that Reynolds ever
owned. The retro gem will go under the gavel without reserve at Barrett-
Jackson’s Scottsdale auction this coming Saturday.

1978 Dodge Lil' Red Express.

The performance market had changed by the mid-1970s. The 426 Hemi, 4-
speed Pistol Grip shifter, 6-barrel induction, Air Grabber hood, HIP colors,
and most of the performance models (e.g., 'Cuda and Super Bee) were
gone from the scene. The first oil embargo, an overzealous insurance
industry, and officials from the federal government basically conspired to
bring the muscle-car movement to an emphatic end. At the same time, an
increasing number of import models built with 4-cylinder engines and front-
wheel-drive transaxles were overwhelming domestic auto production. As a
result, the attention of many motoring enthusiasts turned toward the hot
trend of the era: light-duty pickups and vans.

Modified 1969 Dodge Charger 440

This 1969 Dodge Charger was acquired by the seller in 2014 and is
powered by a non-original 440ci V8 paired with a factory three-speed
automatic transmission, the latter of which was rebuilt in 2015. Modifications
include a Hotchkis Total Vehicle Suspension (TVS) kit and braking system,
staggered 17″ Magnum wheels, redone upholstery, a modern stereo
system, and more as described below. This black over black Charger is
now offered with records from current ownership, the broadcast sheet, an
operator’s manual, and a clean California title in the seller’s name.

1965 Ford Mustang Fastback

The first-generation Ford Mustang was manufactured by Ford from March
1964 until 1973. The introduction of the Mustang created a new class of
automobiles known as the pony cars. The Mustang’s styling, with its long
hood and short deck, proved wildly popular and inspired a host of
It was initially introduced on April 17, 1964, as a hardtop and convertible with
the fastback version put on sale in August 1964. At the time of its
introduction, the Mustang, sharing its platform with the Falcon, was slotted
into a compact car segment.
With each revision, the Mustang saw an increase in overall dimensions and
in engine power. The 1971 model saw a drastic redesign to its
predecessors. After an initial surge, sales were steadily declining, as Ford
began working on a new generation Mustang. With the onset of the 1973 oil
crisis, Ford was prepared, having already designed the smaller Mustang II
for the 1974 model year. This new car had no common components with
preceding models.

Factory Five Racing Mk4 Roadster.

This Factory Five MK4 Roadster is a Shelby Cobra replica that is
said to have been acquired partially assembled by the seller in 2021
and subsequently completed in 2022. The car is finished in black
over color-coordinated upholstery and is powered by a 306ci V8
mated to a T5 five-speed manual transmission and an 8.8″ rear
differential with a 3.55:1 gear. Additional equipment includes
Halibrand-style 17″ wheels, polished side-exit exhaust pipes, front
disc brakes, a coilover suspension, a chrome roll hoop, a heater, and
Simpson racing harnesses. This Cobra replica is offered with
uninstalled seat heating elements and a clean Ohio title listing it as a
2022 Assembled Vehicle Cobra Replica.

1957 Chevrolet Bel alr

The 1957 Chevrolet is a car that was introduced by Chevrolet in
September 1956 for the 1957 model year. It was available in
three series models: the upscale Bel Air, the mid-range Two-
Ten, and the One-Fifty. A two-door station wagon, the Nomad,
was produced as a Bel Air model. An upscale trim option called
the Delray was available for Two-Ten 2-door sedans. It is a
popular and sought after classic car. These vehicles are often
restored to their original condition and sometimes modified. The
car's image has been frequently used in toys, graphics, music,
movies, and television. The '57 Chevy, as it is often known, is
an auto icon.

1969 Heml Road Runner

Introduced in 1968 to bridge the gap between the entry-level
Belvedere and the upscale GTX, the Plymouth Road Runner
was seen, for many years, as a lower-priced muscle car. Come
2022 and it's a full-fledged collectible that doesn't come cheap,
especially in unrestored and unmolested form.
Add the desirable 426-cubic-inch (7.0-liter) Hemi under the
hood, and any 1968-to-1971 Road Runner in Excellent condition
will change hands for more than $100,000. This 1968 Road
Runner is one of those cars. But it also comes with a few extras
that turn it into one of the most expensive Road Runners out

1962 Chevrolet Chevy II Nova 400 convertible

The Chevrolet Chevy II/Nova is a small automobile manufactured by
Chevrolet, and produced in five generations for the 1962 through 1979,
and 1985 through 1988 model years. Nova was the top model in the
Chevy II lineup through 1968. The Chevy II nameplate was dropped
after 1968, with Nova becoming the nameplate for all of the 1969
through 1979 models. Built on the X-body platform, the Nova was
replaced by the 1980 Chevrolet Citation introduced in the spring of
1979. The Nova nameplate returned in 1985, produced through 1988
as a S-car based, NUMMI manufactured, subcompact based on the
front wheel drive, Japan home-based Toyota Sprinter.

1962 Cadillac Mad Men car

This phenomenon was not unique to the U.S. In Germany, a top-range 300
SEL Mercedes could be outpaced by an Opel Diplomat. In Italy, a
prestigious Lancia Flamina or Alfa 2600 Berlina would likewise both be left
behind by the more prosaic Alfa Giulia TI Super. In the U.K., the Rover 95,
110 and P5 and Humber Super Snipe were all quite sedate. Only Jaguars
could hustle, and thus became favorites of the underworld (à la Peter the
Dutchman in the classic 1971 Michael Caine film Get Carter.)

Bwm 2002 Custom

Despite changing hands and being forgotten for a time, the BMW 2002 is a
finished project now. Having undergone a total restoration, the 2002 was still
in need of an engine. For that requisite, the team put in an E36 318iS 1.8L
four-cylinder engine topped off with a custom turbocharger kit and manifold.
A programmable engine management system was added as well as a bigger
flywheel. The team also decided to build a six-speed gearbox with a reinforced
clutch and a self-locking differential into the project. Brakes from a Ferrari
F355 were cannibalized for the 2002 and custom-built shocks were added.
The 2002 was equipped with Phase 1 lip kits in the front and back as well as
flared out wheel arches. The front grille was blacked out to match the black
aftermarket wheels, custom mirrors, and Turbo badging. Finishing off the
exterior is a coat of gloss orange paint.
Inside, the 2002 was treated to aftermarket steering wheel and sets. Orange
accent stitching was added throughout. Not bad for a project that was started
and forgotten multiple times.

1958 Plymouth Belvedere 2-door hardtop

The Belvedere name was first used for a new hardtop body style in the Plymouth
Cranbrook line for the 1951 model year. In 1954 the Belvedere replaced the
Cranbrook as the top trim and became a full model line with sedans, station
wagons, and convertible body styles. The Belvedere continued as Plymouth's full-
sized car until 1965, when it became an intermediate, and was replaced after the
1970 model year by the Satellite, a name originally used for the top-trim level
The nameplate "belvedere" is Italian for "beautiful sight" or “fair view”. Chrysler
also had the Belvidere Assembly Plant in Belvidere, Illinois which began production
in 1965.


They started by wedge-sectioning the 1951 Ford 2.5-inches in the rear to 5-inches at
the front. They eliminated the bumpers and replaced them with new one-off roll pans.
The custom-machined billet grille was chrome plated and fitted with a center bar, mesh
screen and amber fog lights.
The roof skin was pancaked an inch and a half to lower the profile and a rear-facing
roof scoop was added. Next, the wheel wells were deeply opened up to make room for
the 16-inch genuine magnesium Novi style wheels and yellow-letter Goodyear tires.
With the body dialed in the chassis was built around a set of frame rails from Art
Morrison Enterprises. They also used AME front suspension with Koni coilovers and air
cylinders from Umbrella Manufacturing. Out back, Wicked Fab crafted an IRS around a
Speedway Engineering quick change. All suspension components were then nickel
plated and accented with gold PPG paint.

1983 DeLorean

The DMC DeLorean is a rear-engine two-passenger sports car manufactured
and marketed by John DeLorean's DeLorean Motor Company (DMC) for the
American market from 1981 until 1983—ultimately the only car brought to
market by the fledgling company. The DeLorean is sometimes referred to by its
internal DMC pre-production designation, DMC-12. However, the DMC-12
name was never used in sales or marketing materials for the production model.
Designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro and noted for its gull-wing doors and brushed
stainless-steel outer body panels, the sports car was also noted for a lack of
power and performance incongruous with its looks and price. Though its
production was short-lived, it became widely known after a DeLorean was the
time machine in the Back to the Future films.

2002 Porsche 911 carrera

The model line for 2002 includes the Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe and
Cabriolet and the all-wheel drive Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet. A new
version of the 911 Carrera 4 Coupe will be released later in the model year. In
the Coupes, the rear seatbacks fold down to create a flat cargo floor. The fully
automatic power soft-top on the Cabriolet models folds compactly into a
compartment behind the rear seats. A solid tonneau cover fits flush against the
body with the roof lowered, preserving the sleek, uncluttered appearance. In
the Cabriolet models, a glass rear window with integral defroster replaces the
polycarbonate window for 2002

1971 Chevrolet c10

The Chevrolet truck division had a great year in 1971 with calendar year
production totaling 739,478 units, an all-time record for the brand at the time.
The most popular Chevrolet truck offered that year was the C-10 pickup, with
over 260,000 built. Driving that popularity was the C-10's new Cheyenne
interior trim package, which brought a new level of comfort, convenience and
style to pickup trucks. An optional 6 cylinder (292 cid) combined with three
optional small block V8s (307, 350 and 400 cid) gave C-10 buyers the widest
range of choices in the industry.


Later, many American car camps gradually gave birth to muscle car to challenge
each other continuously. Until it became a prosperous era between the 1960s-
1970s when both the popularity of this type of car and the popularity of drag
racing in America was at its peak. But by the early 1970s, the muscle car was hit
by a xylophone
At that time the United States Getting serious about pollution control therefore
drafting a pollution control law to enforce causing the automotive industry to be
directly affected And of course, all the powerful muscle cars don't meet the official
emission standards. The car camp had to reduce the engine power in order to
have the amount of exhaust emissions within the specified criteria. Plus, at that
time (1973) there was another high oil crisis in the United StatesBoth fans and
those interested in Muscle Car began to give up on playing. Many companies
have stopped producing them altogether, while brands that are good at muscle
cars have started to focus on comfort and beauty instead. The original began to
disappear. Make Real Muscle Cars traditional gradually It has become a classic
car for collectors rather than general useHowever, the spirit of the American
muscle car doesn't fade away easily, with a few brands from the Uncle Sam land
coming back since 2000, inheriting the spirit of the 1960s by merging both

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