5 Of The Most Underrated Muscle Cars
There are certain muscle cars that have completely ran off with the show, like the Chevy Chevelle or Pontiac GTO, and for good reason. With looks to kill and power to back them up, who isn’t drooling when one of these cars rolls down the road? However, during the 1960s and 1970s peak of the American muscle car, several very worth cars never got the credit they deserve, here are a few.
Attention To Detail Was A Must For This Wood Model Mustang
Woodworking masterminds are some of the most intelligent craftsmen in our modern world of constant creative production. These incredible geniuses can take what looks like little more than a block of wood to most people and turn it into something that reflects the exact vision that the carver has for it. Of course, this means that there are a lot of genuinely exceptional wood cutting creators who have built some of the most incredible models ever to be seen. This particular statue is incredibly detailed as it is the product of years of practice and a long life dedicated to perfecting the art of woodworking.
December Marks The Anniversary Of The End Of The Plymouth Superbird
The 1970 Plymouth Superbird is possibly one of the most famous vehicles to ever hit the various tracks of the NASCAR circuit for their incredible performance, eye-catching style, and dominating presence on the racetrack. While these cars were not best sellers on the sales floor, they quickly became an icon of American speed and determination. Everyone from Ford to Chevy could do little more than stare in amazement as these ridiculous cars beat their best drivers into a pulp and take home the first-place prize. Unlike the ’69 Daytona, the Superbird’s sister car previously regulated to at least 500 units, 1,920 Superbirds had to be produced as NASCAR had changed the homologation rules to prevent manufacturers from building cars specifically for racing.
1967 Chevy Impala Rescued From A Rustic Grave
Classic Chevrolets are some of the most desirable vehicles within the American automotive community due to their intense engine options, high performance, and name recognition. Decades of creating some of the best performing and stylish muscle cars of their time carved the Chevy name into the hearts and minds of car enthusiasts across the nation, and that impression will live on for centuries to come. One of the most iconic muscle cars to ever bear the golden bowtie is the Impala, as it featured a mix of performance, style, and utility, having come in a coupe and sedan option. This means that there are thousands of car guys waiting for the chance to get their hands on a priceless Impala of their own.
Rocket 88: Where It All Began
The late 1960s and early 1970s were undeniably the most popular time for the American muscle car, before emissions standards effectively killed them, but it wasn’t the beginning. While most people will say the Pontiac GTO, or Chevy Chevelle kicked off the American muscle car, it was actually a humble Oldsmobile that started it all; the Rocket 88 is the true grandfather of the muscle car.