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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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1968 Buick GS 400

In 1968, GM's midsize lineup got new bodies, and two-door models got a shorter 112-inch wheelbase. That meant big styling changes for the muscle contingent, including the Buick GS 400. Learn about this muscle car.


10 Most Sought-after Classic Muscle Cars

10 Most Sought-after Classic Muscle Cars

Do you know what the most sought-after classic muscle cars are? Read about the 10 most-wanted classic muscle cars at HowStuffWorks Auto. See more »

Classic Muscle Cars 101

Classic Muscle Cars 101

Think you're an expert on collecting, refurbishing and enjoying classic muscle cars? Take this quiz about classic muscle cars to prove what you know! See more »

Classic Muscle Car Pictures

Classic Muscle Car Pictures

Classic muscle car pictures feature everyones favorite fast, powerful, gas guzzling cars from the 60's and 70's. Check out these classic muscle cars. See more »

Introduction to the 1960s Pontiac Firebird

Introduction to the 1960s Pontiac Firebird

Built off of a Chevy Camaro chassis, the Pontiac Firebird would go on to become a legendary muscle car. Discover the story of the Pontiac Firebird. See more »

1960 Chrysler 300F

1960 Chrysler 300F

The 1960 Chrysler 300F was one of Chrysler's first muscle cars. Here is a profile of the 1960 Chrysler 300F that includes photos and specifications. See more »

1961 Pontiac Ventura 389

1961 Pontiac Ventura 389

The 1961 Pontiac Ventura 389 was the ultimate blend of speed and style. Here's a profile of this classic muscle car, with photos and specifications. See more »

1963 Ford Galaxie 427

1963 Ford Galaxie 427

Two words sum up the 1963 Ford Galaxie 427: total performance. Here's a profile of this collectible muscle car that includes photos and specifications. See more »

1963 Plymouth 426 Wedge

1963 Plymouth 426 Wedge

The 1963 Plymouth 426 Wedge was a mighty muscle car engine that could be found in a number of Plymouth models. Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

1964 Dodge 426 Hemi

1964 Dodge 426 Hemi

Chrysler unleashed the modern version of its most famous engine as the 1964 Dodge 426 Hemi. Learn more about it, including photos and specifications. See more »

1964 Ford Thunderbolt

1964 Ford Thunderbolt

The 1964 Ford Thunderbolt stuffed a 427 V-8 in a midsize body to defend the blue oval's honor. Learn if it did, see photos, and scan specifications. See more »