Top 7 American Muscle Cars ever made

The origin of the muscle car is sometimes traced to the 1949 Oldsmobile Rocket 88, but their heyday was from the 1960s to the 1970s, after which their popularity declined because of higher gas prices.

There is no clear definition of what a muscle car is, but it’s generally accepted to be a two-door car powered by a full-size sedan’s engine. What are the 7 best-performing muscle cars ever made?

1967 Pontiac GTO


Even though General Motors banned engines larger than 330 cubic inches from being placed into a smaller car, the execs made an exception for the Pontiac GTO – a variant of the Tempest with a 389 cubic inch V8.

The result was so successful that more muscle cars from Pontiac, Buick, Chevrolet and Oldsmobile followed