Muscle Cars

Muscle Cars: While Uncle Sam had his eye turned to Southeast Asia, the “Big Three” plus AMC and Studebaker had their eyes turned to the race track. Plugging big engines in mid-sized cars and marketing them in bright colors with racy names such as “GTO” and “GTX” and “The Machine” electrified a generation of gear heads that could now buy a fast car out of the box. Find news and feature stories on the hottest big- and small-block-packing muscle machines of the 1960s.


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Car of the Week: 1966 Ford Mustang

When Scott Meadows brought his 1966 Mustang coupe into Jeff Lilly Restorations in Helote, Texas, the little black 289 V-8-powered “pony” looked like a good “20 footer.” But Jeff Lilly knew better.

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Chevelle puzzle solved: Race car comes full circle

Heinke Trapp was just 7 years old when his father purchased a pair of 1970 Chevrolet LS-6 Chevelles to help promote Quality Chevrolet (now Trapp Chevrolet), his dealership in Houma, La. After a few years of racing, this white one was sold and thought gone forever. But then, to Trapp's amazement, it resurfaced a...

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Boss 302 Buyer’s Guide

The Boss 302 made a return appearance for 1970 after making big waves with its debut in ’69, and its splash is still being felt. The 1970 Boss 302 remains one of the most popular muscle cars, especially among Ford loyalists. Boss 302 prices tend to be volatile, and are inching their way up....

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Cacklefest, Camaros at GM Nationals

CARLISLE, Pa. – Blues, BBQ, cash awards, giveaways and more than 1,500 of the best from General Motors dating back to the turn of the 20th century will be part of the Carlisle GM Nationals on June 22-24 at the Carlisle Fairgrounds. The weekend starts on Friday at 7 a.m. with throngs of enthusiasts...

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RK Motors to restore last Hemi

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – RK Motors — restorers, sellers and builders of classic, muscle and high-performance cars — has begun a significant restoration of the last 426-cid Hemi V-8 car to roll off any Chrysler production line during the original muscle car era. The legendary Hemi-equipped 1971 Dodge Charger R/T will undergo a nut-and-bolt restoration...

Camaro voted ‘Best Chevy of All Time’

DETROIT – Nearly 125,000 Chevrolet fans have spoken, naming the 1969 Camaro the “Best Chevy of All Time.” As part of Chevrolet’s Centennial celebration, fans were asked to vote for their favorite vehicle from Chevrolet’s 100-year history. During the four-round, elimination bracket, the 1969 Camaro garnered 25,058 of the 124,368 votes cast, edging out...