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Monday, August 8, 2011

Fastest Muscle Cars, Top Twenty Five

From mid to beginning 1970, a new generation of American cars ruled the streets. Most of these were intermediate sized automobiles with large block engines. Firstly of these cars were called "super cars" and then known as muscle cars. The quarter mile was the standard for performance and drag racing weekend has become very popular.

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With their proud owners of school and work, many of these cars pulled duty as commuter vehicles. But the guys behind the wheel of right "amateur" dragsters. For the first time in American automotive history, high performance vehicles were available to the masses. The average Joe, with a decent job could go to your local dealership and car with a ground pounding muscle car tire smoke. Even an average Joe could really working on his pride in a time before emission controls and complicated computer chips.

Most domesticated animals had roots,
as the list of the twenty fastest cars muscle points. The Chevelles, Chargers and Road Runners, were all basic family cruisers. Wonderfully powerful big block engines made them special. Even the Camaros and Cudas' transport were decent for the young man with a couple of small children. Only the Cobra and  the Corvettes was created to be  really sports car.
In early 1970, the muscle car was terminated as everyone knows about this generation.  Rising insurance premiums, new security issues and increased fuel costs marked the end of this era. The original cars are one of the hottest automotive collectables nowadays. For the car of their youthful dreams men of a certain age are aggressively bidding.

Then take a look at the list and see who actually owned the streets when muscle cars reigned supreme. 



No       Year & Model  ET / MPH  Engine  HP  Trans  Gear  Source
1 .    1997 Viper GTS  12.05@116  V10  450 S  3.07 MM 8/97
2 .    1966 427 Cobra  12.20@118  427 8V  425 S  3.54 CC 11/65
3 .    1990 ZR1 Corvette  12.8@113.8  LT5 350  375 S  3.45 MT 4/90
4 .    1966 Corvette 427  12.8@112  L72 427  425 S  3.36 CD 11/65
5 .    1969 Road Runner  12.91@111.8  440-6  390 S  4.1 SS 6/69
6 .    1997 Hurst/Firebird  12.99@103.11  350 350 A  3.42 MCR 4/5 97
7 .    1970 Hemi Cuda  13.10@107.12  426 Hemi  425 S  3.54 CC 11/69
8 .    1992 Viper RT/10  13.1@108  V10  400 S  3.07 CD 7/92
9 .    1970 Chevelle SS454  13.12@107.01  454 LS6  450 S  3.55 CC 11/69
10 . 1969 Camaro  13.16@110.21  427 ZL1  430 S  4.1 HC 6/69
11 . 1997 Corvette  13.20@109.3  350 LS-1  345 S  3.42 MT 5/97
12 . 1997 SLP Camaro SS  13.20@108.8  350 LT4  330 S  3.42 MT 2/97
13 . 1990 Pontiac Firehawk  13.20@107  350 350 S  3.54 CD 6/91
14 . 1968 Corvette  13.30@108  427 6V  435 S  3.7 HC 5/68
15 . 1970 Road Runner  13.34@107.5  426 Hemi  425 A  4.1 SS 12/69
16 . 1970 Buick GS Stage I  13.38@105.5  455 Stage I  360 A  3.64 MT 1/70
17 . 1996 Camaro Z28 SS  13.46@106.48  350 LT-1  310 S  3.42 MCR F/M 96
18 . 1969 Charger 500  13.48@109  426 Hemi  425 S  4.1 HR 2/69
19 . 1973 Trans Am  13.54@104.29  455 SD  310 A  3.42 HR 6/73
20 . 1969 Corvette  13.56@111.1  427 L88  430 A  3.36 HR 4/69
21 . 1969 Super Bee  13.56@105.6  440-6  390 A  4.1 HR 8/69
22 . 1969 Boss 429Mustang  13.60@106  Boss 429  375 S  3.91 HC 9/69
23 . 1970 Challenger R/T  13.62@104.3  440-6  390 A  3.23 CC 11/69
24 . 1970 Torino Cobra  13.63@105.9  429 SCJ  370 A  3.91 SS 3/70
25.  1968 Biscayne  13.65@105  427 L72  425 S  4.56 SS 4/68

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