1962 Pontiac Catalina Super Duty 421

The engine most identified with Pontiac’s proud Super Duty label was the 421-cid V-8. Hand-built in a special factory tool room, the first Super Duty 421s debuted late in 1961 as a race-only engines More »

1963 Plymouth 426 Wedge

Dodge’s one year flirtation with downsizing ended for 1963, and its big model returned to the 119-inch wheelbase More »

1964 Dodge 426 Hemi

At the center of Chrysler’s contribution to American high performance is a storied engine of remarkable archievement: the Hami. More »

1965 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

Chevelle’s climb to muscle car stardom began with a couple of mid-1965 maneuvers to recapture lost ground More »

 

1969 Buick GS 400

1969 Buick GS 400 red color

GM’s midsize cars entered the second year of their current styling cycle with each division maneuvering to increase its muscle profile. Chevy uncorked some special order super Chevelles; Olds headlined Hurst editions of the 4-4-4; and Pontiac’s big news was a pop culture inspired version of the GTO.

1969 AMC Hurst SC/ Rambler

1969 AMC Hurst SC Rambler on sale

Laugh if you will, but AMC Hurst SC/ Rambler could blow the doors off some pedigreed muscle cars. Too bad AMC had to compensate for its slim advertising budget by making a billboard of the car. Having dipped into performance with the ’68 AMX and Javalin pony cars, Detroit’s No. 4 automaker decided to expand into the budget muscle arena with don’t snicker a Rambler Rogue compact.

1968 Pontiac GTO

Red pontiac gto

When GM redesigned its intermediates for ’68, no division had a tougher act to follow than Pontiac. But talent rose to the challenge and the new GTO emerged as a brilliant brend of beaty and brawn. It sustained the mance remained competitive againts ever-tougher rivals. Best of all, its aura was intact.

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