Depending on who you ask, the first muscle car was the Oldsmobile Rocket 88, the Pontiac GTO, or the ChryslerContinue reading
Let’s go back to the Muscle Cars of the 60s, not all of them should be on our list, nor is our word is definitive on the topic…
Obviously, many models are missing such as some Dodge Dart, Super Bee or Coronet, the Impala SS, nor the Plymouth Cuda are not on our list and we also leave out some Ford, Mercury, Oldsmobile such as the 4-4-2, -which is It was called that because it had: 4 throats on the carburetor, a 4-gear manual gearbox, and 2 exhausts.
The term MUSCLE CAR is completely ambiguous, but there are certain concordances between them, you also have to comply with many rules – not written – for a vehicle to have been invested with that noble title born in Warren Michigan at the beginning of the 60s.
Did you know that the person responsible for coining that term Muscle Car was – without knowing it – John Z. DeLorean -?