Opinion

10 Best Muscle Cars Of All Time

Before there were cars with sophisticated technology, it was just raw muscle that ran the streets. These cars had big engines that were powerful and would get you to your destination in a very short time. Even now muscle cars can still hold their own on the streets and through the years many of them have left a lasting legacy with their designs and power. Let us take a look at what in my opinion is the 10 best muscle cars of all time.

#10 1970 Plymouth Road Runner


Top Speed: 105 mph
0-60 mph: 5.3 seconds
Horsepower: 426
Engine: V8
Displacement: 7.0 Liter
425 ft-lb of Torque
It is believed that one of these cars could be worth at least $100,000 now in pristine condition.
 

#9 1969 Pontiac Firebird 400 Coupe


Top Speed: 120 mph
0-60 mph: 6.4 seconds
Horsepower: 265
Engine: V8
Displacement: 5.8 Liter
430 ft-lb of Torque
If you have $85,000, you may be able to afford one of these beauties.




 

#8 1969 Dodge Charger R/T-SE


Top Speed: 121 mph
0-60 mph: 6.2 seconds
Horsepower: 375
Engine: V8
Displacement: 7.2 Liter
490 ft-lb of Torque
$60,000 could be what it takes if you want to own an iconic Dodge Charger.

#7 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda


Top Speed: 128 mph
0-60 mph: 6.3 seconds
Horsepower: 425
Engine: V8
Displacement: 7.0 Liter
490 ft-lb of Torque
One of these powerhouses sold for over $390,000 recently which shows the value to others.
 

#6 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28


Top Speed: 129 mph
0-60 mph: 7.6 seconds
Horsepower: 290
Engine: V8
Displacement: 5.0 Liter
290 ft-lb of Torque
These cars could fetch a sweet $100,000 or more depending on condition and who wants it.
 

#5 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454


Top Speed: 131 mph
0-60 mph: 6.3 seconds
Horsepower: 350
Engine: V8
Displacement: 6.6 Liter
500 ft-lb of Torque
The Chevelle has been seeing owners dish out at least $120,000 to make one their own.

#4 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302


Top Speed: 131 mph
0-60 mph: 6.7 seconds
Horsepower: 294
Engine: V8
Displacement: 5.0 Liter
290 ft-lb of Torque
The Boss is known to be worth around $135,000 in this day and age.




 

#3 1971 Buick GSX with Stage-1 Performance Pack


Top Speed: 140 mph
0-60 mph: 6.3 seconds
Horsepower: 360
Engine: V8
Displacement: 7.5 Liter
510 ft-lb of Torque
These cars can catch a pretty penny due to their quality and only 44 being built.

#2 1964 Pontiac GTO Tri-Power


Top Speed: 99 mph
0-60 mph: 6.6 seconds
Horsepower: 348
Engine: V8
Displacement: 6.4 Liter
428 ft-lb of Torque
These cars are known to sell at close to $60,000 by classic car sellers.
 

#1 1968 Shelby Mustang GT500-KR


Top Speed: 140 mph
0-60 mph: 6.5 seconds
Horsepower: 360
Engine: V8
Displacement: 5.4 Liter
440 ft-lb of Torque
These cars can cost $200,000 – $300,000 based on condition and originality.