Motor City muscle: the high-powered history of the American by Mike Mueller

By Mike Mueller

This can be the high-performance story of what used to be certainly the quickest, loosest period in car background. during the Nineteen Sixties and into the Seventies, America’s carmakers fought an unbridled battle for highway supremacy. the soldiers ranged from gentle and agile Z/28 Camaros and Boss 302 Mustangs to big-block brutes just like the 440 highway Runner and level I 455 Buick GS. some of these side road brawlers have been final on 500 horsepower prior to the coverage foyer, Ralph Nader, OPEC, and numerous governmental enterprises conspired to prevent the madness.
Muscle vehicles all yet disappeared via 1974, with just a couple of anemic types soldiering during the Nineteen Eighties. yet by way of the Nineties, because of tremendously stronger engine expertise, muscle vehicles have been again with a vengeance. Motor urban Muscle lines the complete background correct as much as today’s new Mustang, Camaro, and Challenger.

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Motor City muscle: the high-powered history of the American musclecar

This is often the high-performance story of what was once certainly the quickest, loosest period in automobile heritage. during the Sixties and into the Seventies, America’s carmakers fought an unbridled struggle for highway supremacy. the soldiers ranged from mild and agile Z/28 Camaros and Boss 302 Mustangs to big-block brutes just like the 440 street Runner and degree I 455 Buick GS.

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