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Mass Appeal of Muscle Cars

Mass Appeal of Muscle Cars

William Jason
January 17, 2011

William Jason

What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about muscle cars? For most people, they think of a vehicle that not only looks tough, but also delivers tough performance when on the road. These cars are also associated with very masculine activities such as drag racing. Of course, there are some girls who are also into these things, but typically, there are more guys who are interested in these types of cars. However both sexes can really enjoy these classic cars because they are so incredible.

The classic American muscle cars are stunning products that were made from the combination of high power and luxurious appearance. Such facts made these cars a hit among enthusiasts and collectors. The engines of these cars were bigger than the more common kinds of automobiles. When it came to the frame, it was also bigger than a sports cars. The most popular models were done between the years of 1964 to 1973. There are various models that have captured the hearts of those who are keen about muscles cars. Some of the most popular models include the Chevrolet El Camino, Dodge Charger, Ford Mustang, Plymouth Road Runner, Mercury Montego, Ford Fairlane 500, Chevrolet Camaro, Firebird, Dodge Challenger, Pontiac GTO, Ford Torino and a lot more.

It is also possible to create your own custom models by hiring the services of a car company that will modify it to your specifications. You just have to speak with their engineers about what you intend to be done. You can dictate what you want to be used on the engine, the frame, the interiors and paint. Keep in mind however, that this can get quite costly.

Muscle cars continue to enjoy great popularity all around the world. This may be due to the fact that there are more people, especially teens, who are just learning about these cars. Ironically enough, this was the exact target market that the car manufacturers had in mind all those decades ago. Now today, people who grew up with these cars are usually the ones you will see buying them at auction houses and other high end venues, trying to relive their pasts. This is why I believe these cars will contiune to be revered well into the future, becasue they seem to transcend generations and are so appealing to a wealth of people, regardless of where and when you grew up.

William Jason has admired classic cars ever since he was a young child and you can read his blog at: http://musclecarmonster.com/

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