Nothing screams American muscle more than a huge Roots-style blower on top of a big-block engine. This Camaro has been given the full quarter-mile treatment, with all the right parts for either show cruising or high-level weekend drag races. If you want to go fast, this is your car.
There is no doubt HEMI is king of the hill for Mopar lovers. No word inspires more awe and reverence. Aerodynamics weren’t necessarily a priority for making Chrysler’s muscle cars into racing legends. But the HEMI V8 produced enough power to get flying bricks like this Coronet down the quarter mile faster than most other [...]
Pontiac was all about performance in the ’60s and ’70s, but speed costs money, and not every buyer had a GTO budget. Pontiac had them covered with the GT-37. “There’s a little GTO in every new GT-37, and you don’t have to be over 30 to afford it,” claimed Pontiac’s TV ad.
Muscle cars’ glory days started to fade in the early ’70s, but a few model lines kept up the performance in spite of oncoming emission regulations. The 1971 Buick GS 455 did an admirable job — it was a banker’s hot rod with an edge, like an upscale LS5 Chevelle SS.