Know About 10 Best American Muscle Cars

Know About 10 Best American Muscle Cars
31 Mar 2012

The younger generation today loves to rock in modern cars with high speed and pretty fancy look. To be called as American muscle car, vehicle should be very fast, have a huge engine located in the front end with about 400 horsepower, Very less sound, should look awesome and give a wonderful driving experience. To meet these needs of drivers, big companies such as Ford, Chevrolet are making their efforts to introduce new models. Here is an overview of 10 best American muscle cars that you would definitely love to drive.

1.    Chevrolet Camaro SS

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On a great road you can drive at a speed of 60mph time of 4.6 seconds with this vehicle. It has engine of 400 horse power.

2.    Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

Many of the drivers do not accept to consider Corvette ZR1 as muscle car. But, it is no less than other cars included in the list of muscle cars. An expert driver can ride it at a speed of 60mph in less than 3.5 seconds. In fact, it is hard to get similar performance with other cars that are available at Corvette price. It does not have a very pretty look like other muscle cars but the performance it offers outweighs the appearance. It has a very powerful engine of 638 horsepower.

3.    Dodge Challenger SRT8

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Dodge challenger like its ancestors shows good performance and resembles them. However, it has exaggerating shape. You can ride it at 0 to 60mph within just 4.9 seconds. It offers unique 6 speed manual transmission facility. Riding on this upgraded Challenger is far better than the Challenger of 70’s. Though it does not ride in high speed or does not have very special looking interiors it has become one of the best American muscle cars because of quick start and the light roar that pleases ears.

4.    2010 Dodge Charger SRT8

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This can be said as a combination of Dodge Challenger and Chrysler 300C SRT8. It rides faster than Chrysler and offers better grip. It has a very cool appearance but drives at a low speed of 0 to 60mph in 5.7 seconds. It has engine of 425 horsepower.

5.    Ford Mustang 5.0

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This great looking vehicle rides at great speed of 0 to 60 mph time of 4.6 seconds. It includes both auto and manual six speeds. It rides better than its counterparts the Challenger and the Camaro.

6.    Cadillac CTS-V

This car drives fast at a speed of 0to 60mph in just 3.8 seconds. The wire mesh grill gives it an aggressive look. The 19-inch tires and huge hood bulge make it look even more aggressive. It has got a powerful engine of 556 horsepower.

7.    Chrysler 300C SRT8

It is similar to that of Dodge Charger SRT 8 except its stylish exterior as well interior look. It is comfortable compared to Charger. It rides at a speed of 0 to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds. The comfortable interiors make it one of the most comfortable American muscle cars.

8.    Ford Microstang

This car of 2012 has got pretty cool interiors. It contains attractive gadgets such as Xbox360 with Kinect, Windows Azure, Ford Sync and also a rear windshield projector screen. It has got an attractive feature that enables the user to start the car using the Windows phone.

9.    2012 Dodge Charger SRT8

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It has better performance than the 2010 Charger version. The 2012 Charger has got professional dampers and springs that make it give awesome performance. The 22 inch wheels and the improvements made to the engine enable it to ride at high speed.

10.    2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

To meet the challenges put forth by Chevrolet with its new releases, Ford has come up with new plans to upgrade the existing GT500. The new 2013 version will be having powerful V8 engine capable of producing up to 650 Horsepower making it the most powerful Mustang.

Each of these best American muscle cars has got their unique features making them the preferred cars by everyone between 20’s and 60.


Jyotsna Ramani

Passionate writer and avid traveler. Been writing web content for past 4 years. It’s no longer a hobby but a full time job :)

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