Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Top Ten The Coolest Muscle Cars In the World

Throughout time, people were attracted to the absolute power of muscle cars and here are the top 10 Coolest Muscle Cars in the world.

1. 1969 Camaro ZL1

Perhaps one of the rarest muscle cars, the 1969 ZL1 Camaro had a jaw-dropping 500 horsepower under the hood of an aluminum V-8 engine.

1969 Camaro ZL1 - Front Left View
The modern generation of the Camaro

2. 1969 427 Chevelle COPO
A special request by traffickers designated Central Office Production Order, the COPO 1969 427 Chevelle had a limited run of about 320 cars.

1969 427 Chevelle COPO - Front Left View

3. 1970 454 Chevelle SS
The 1970 Chevelle Super Sport package with the LS6 package came in a whopping 454 horses. The option is standard for the car buyer an average of one day making it the most powerful stock cars can never buy. With racing stripes and a smooth interior, this muscle was monger's dream lover average muscle.

1970 454 Chevelle SS - Front Right View
4. 1968 Corvette L88
Boasting a top speed of around 170 mph with a special order package of 1968 Corvette L88 is thought to be the end-all be-all in the Corvette world. The 550 hp engine was designed specifically for racing and GM did not want the L88 on the open road due to its power. More standard features of everyday cars, such as air conditioning and radio were not even offered to make this powerful car less attractive to the common man.

1968 Corvette L88 - Front Left View
 The next Generation is 1969 Corvette
5. 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 S / C
Thought to have too much power for its chassis, the 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 S / C showed an impressive 480 bhp. This number seemed a bit sporty European sports car, still had the muscle to prove he was American. Two versions of this twin turbo super car were made - one for Bill Cosby and a Shelby. Cosby sold because its owner had too much power and put it next to a lake, Shelby Super Snake was sold in 2007 to U.S. $ 5.5 million.

1966 Shelby Cobra 427 S / C - Front Left View
6. 1969 Camaro Z28
It is not the most powerful, the 1969 Z28 Camaro was built for the thrill of road racing and loved for his sense of style and handling capabilities.

1969 Camaro Z28 - Front Left View
7. 1970 Plymouth Hemi-Cuda
Baddest of the 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Hemi Cudas and featured a 425 bhp engine 426 hemi. This muscle car sported a 0-60 mph in 5.6 seconds and was known for burning rubber without much prompting. The gross on the road, the Hemi Cuda was made for lovers of muscle. The Hemi Cuda came in one engine size, 426, while the other four engine options for the Cuda "do not have the hemispherical head.

1970 Plymouth Hemi-Cuda - Front Right View
8. 'Boss 429' 1969 Ford Mustang
The "Boss 429" 1969 Ford Mustang was the most expensive non-Ford Shelby Mustang currently offered. The reason came down to the engine 429 engine that Ford wanted to get into NASCAR. While the car was not built for your starts screaming, he was known for long-distance capabilities of running and smooth handling.

'Boss 429' 1969 Ford Mustang - Left View
9. Stage 'GSX' a 1970 Buick
Buick beefy, the Stage 1 package 'GSX' performance boasted 360 bhp while testers said he was in close to 400 for the tube bigger, better and hotter car driven camshafted.
The supercar made the quarter mile in 13.38 seconds and came in just two colors - white Saturn Yellow or Apollo.

Stage 'GSX' a 1970 Buick - Front View
10. 1965 Pontiac GTO
Possibly the only American car to start the craze muscle, or the Goat 1965 Pontiac Tempest GTO option options featured racing car inspiration that remained long after he was driven off at speed and power. From 0-60 in 6.1 seconds was not spent, but not impressive considering the next 10 years of muscle cars. Regardless, this muscle car has the chops to make this list just starting the phenomenon that turned the car enthusiasts to weekend warriors under the hood.

1965 Pontiac GTO - Front Left View

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