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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However you define muscle car, Old Cars has a package that covers America’s greatest highway hellions of every concoction. Whether it has big and bold stripes, a clever name and outrageous color, or the quiet covertness of a Stealth fighter–as long as its engine will rattle the glass panes off a skyscraper, you can find it in the exclusive Muscle Cars – Inside & Out package.


Deceptively Hot: Buick’s beautiful 1960s Gran Sports

By Angelo Van Bogart When General Motors introduced its new line of intermediate-sized cars for 1964, Pontiac and Chevrolet were quick to include hotter versions with hot-sounding names, and the reception was more than lukewarm. Pontiac’s hot LeMans was the GTO, and Chevrolet’s hot new Chevelle Malibu borrowed the hallowed  Super Sport designation. Oldsmobile...

The Forge Classic ready to flex some muscle

Hundreds of Classic and muscle cars,  and many major collectors, restorers and vendors will be present at The Forge Classic on Sept. 9-10 in Sevierville, Tenn. The event, now held at Sevierville Bridgemont Events Center, will feature the Mustang Extravaganza, the Talladega Cyclone reunion, a Gran Torino gathering and a heavier Ford contingency this...

Car of the Week: 1971 Plymouth Road Runner

Wayne Bradley is pretty sure he’s going to have the best of all worlds with his 1971 Plymouth Road Runner. Not only is his Plymouth a wonderfully restored show machine that will no doubt rack up its share of trophies, it eventually figures to be really cool driver.

Will first LS6 Chevelle coupe fly off the block?

Russo and Steele will offer a very special 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 — the first production LS6 coupe built — at its Monterey sale this August. Cars of this caliber are the norm on the Monterey Peninsula during mid-August when several concours events and auctions converge there to make the central California coast a...

MUSCLE CAR SHOW

At the First National Bank of New York Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals, we pride ourselves in showcasing the country’s finest restored and original Muscle Cars and Corvettes. In addition to these original beauties, we also have some prime modified cars in the mix. For our 2011 show November 19-20, we are proud to...