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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Carpe ‘Cuda

In the Jan. 20 issue of OCW, we called the 1970 Hemi ‘Cuda convertible offered at Russo & Steele‘s Scottsdale auction an “ultimate opportunity.” Well, someone “seized the day” Jan. 22 and spent $1.7 million to buy the ultra-rare, ultra-desirable … More »

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Chip Miller Foundation offers Corvette for the heart

Charitable 1973 Stingay to cross auction block at Barrett-Jackson on Jan. 19, 2011
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Russo and Steele offers ultra-rare 1970 ‘Cuda

Convertible headlines the Russo and Steele 11th annual Scottsdale Auction Jan. 19-23. More »

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Car of the Week: 1970 Ford Torino GT SCJ 429

Nick Heiser chuckles at the thought of his mean, green 1970 429 Cobra-Jet Torino GT being considered somewhat of an overlooked “sleeper” in the muscle car universe. “You either love ’em or you hate ’em,” he says with a hearty laugh.” More »

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Car of the Week: 1969 Plymouth ‘Cuda ‘Mod Top’

Gary Casagranda admits that if anyone was going to love and preserve his rare and ultra-unique 1969 Plymouth Barracuda “Mod Top,” he was probably the right man for the job. He almost felt a sense of duty in keeping the car in once piece after his childhood friend, who owned the car, died many years ago. More »

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Car of the Week: 1968 Mustang GT-350

In spite of all its machismo, fearsome looks and tire-smoking reputation, one of the things Mark Spaude likes most about his sweet 1968 Shelby GT-350 Mustang is it’s simply a nice car to drive. It’s pretty reliable, it runs good, and it drives like a dream, especially for a muscle car. More »

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A Betty White Cadillac and 21 Muscle Cars

What do Betty White and muscle cars have in common?
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Vintage Muscle: 1968 Hurst/Olds

One of the greatest muscle cars of its generation More »

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Those Z-licious Z-Cars

First-generation Z/28s take no back seats among vintage muscle machines. More »

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More Muscle on the Beach

The new Muscle Car City Museum in Punta Gorda, Fla., that opened March 1, 2009 features the 200-car collection of Rick Treworgy. More »

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