Muscle Cars Of The '60s And '70s: That Big V8 Power And Beauty

By | September 21, 2017

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Chevelle SS. Source Wikimedia Commons

What comes to mind when you hear the term, ‘muscle car’? Vehicles associated with speed, big engines and the car everyone has to look at twice or more with envy and admiration.

In the early 60’s and 70’s what came to be known as muscle cars are now highly collectible. Some of the most well-known names of these cars are Chevy Chevelles and Impalas; Dodge Coronet's Chargers and Challengers; Plymouth Road Runners, and Ford Torinos.

Here are a few of the most sought-after muscle cars that ruled the 60’s and 70’s:

1964 Pontiac GTO

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The 1964 Pontiac GTO was considered to be the first of the muscle cars. With a big, powerful engine and a lightweight body, this car was created by Russell Gee, John DeLorean and Bill Collins.