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Classic Muscle Cars

Classic Muscle Cars are typically defined as high-performance vehicles with powerful engines, most made between 1964 and 1975. Learn about more than 100 of our favorites, including Chevelles, Chargers, Mustangs, Road Runners and GTOs.

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1969 Chevrolet Chevelle COPO 427

The 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle COPO 427s were among the most feared muscle cars of any day. And they didn't need any badges. Learn more about the ’69 Chevelle COPO in this muscle car profile.


10 Most Sought-after Classic Muscle Cars

The sleek lines, powerful engines and machine strength of muscle cars have attracted us since the late 1960s, when performance and design filtered down into the realm of the attainable. So what are the most wanted classic muscle cars today? See more »

Classic Muscle Car Pictures

See pictures of everyone's favorite fast, powerful, gas guzzling cars from the '60s and '70s. They may not be eco-friendly, but they sure were fun while they lasted. See more »

Introduction to the 1960s Pontiac Firebird

Although Pontiac was known as a performance leader in the 1950s, it was the Pontiac Firebird that helped solidify that reputation. Learn more in this article about the 1960's Pontiac Firebirds. See more »

1960 Chrysler 300F

The 1960 Chrysler 300F was one of Chrysler's first muscle cars. It came with a big-inch V-8 engine and a dual-quad cross-ram setup that was a visual treat. Learn about this muscle car. See more »

1961 Pontiac Ventura 389

The 1961 Pontiac Ventura 389 is a true collector's car. This muscle car was race-ready with the trademark split-grille. The 389 was all business: combining beauty and function. Learn about the Ventura 389. See more »

1963 Ford Galaxie 427

The 1963 Ford Galaxie 427 captured NASCAR's 1963 manufacturer's title for stock car racing, mostly due to the car's high-speed aerodynamic advantage. Learn more about this classic muscle car. See more »

1963 Plymouth 426 Wedge

The 1963 Plymouth 426 Wedge muscle car engine could be found in a number of the carmaker's models. It was so powerful that it was ill-suited for everyday use. Learn about the Plymouth Wedge. See more »

1964 Dodge 426 Hemi

The 1964 Dodge 426 Hemi had a racing engine that brought this muscle car to the stock-car racing NASCAR winner's circle. The most popular Dodge Hemi was the midsize 330/440/Polara. Learn about the Dodge 426 Hemi. See more »

1964 Ford Thunderbolt

The 1964 Ford Thunderbolt had a racing engine, bringing this muscle car the stock-car racing 1964 NHRA's Manufacturer's Cup. Its lightweight design earned it the Top Stock crown. Learn about the Ford Thunderbolt. See more »

1965 OldS Cutlass 442

With fewer than 3,000 Oldsmobile Cutlass 4-4-2s sold in 1964, General Motors took the hint when it delivered the 1965 model. Learn more about the 1965 Cutlass 4-4-2 in this muscle car profile. See more »