Tag - Muscle Cars

The High-Performance Exceptions for 1971

For the 1972 model year, the federal government of the United States of America mandated for all cars sold in the home market to lower the compression of engines to reduce NOx, a major contributor of smog and acid rain. Additionally, these revamped engines were to be capable of using...

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Pick of the Day: 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS

Fifty-five years ago, the muscle car wars were raging. Many enthusiasts feel like the movement peaked in the mid-to-late 1960s when automakers placed an emphasis on elevated performance. Among the innovations that emerged were bigger engines, better-handling suspensions, and sportier design attributes. Chevrolet’s popular midsized Chevelle was a key player...

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Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale Auction to Offer the Frank Tiegs Collection Featuring 28 Examples of Vintage American Muscle Cars

Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, will offer the Frank Tiegs Collection, which includes some of the most significant 1960s and 1970s American muscle cars, at the 2024 Scottsdale Auction held January 20-28 at WestWorld of Scottsdale. Twenty-eight vehicles from the collection will cross the auction block with No...

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1969 COPO Camaro – A Rare Beast

Enthusiasts tend to agree that the late 60s and early 70s were the golden era for the American muscle car. Roughly half a century ago, Chevrolet built a truly special Camaro.  This, now legendary muscle machine, boasted an astounding amount of power and was ready to embarrass anyone mindless enough...

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