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What do you think is the coolest muscle car? tell me about it.

posted by  MOPAR

I would have to say the coolest muscle car that was stock (in my personal opinion) was the 1969 Mustang Boss 302 w/ the shaker hood. It was fast, it was good around the curves, and it was nice to look at it. Producing almost 1 hp for every cubic inch, it was quicker in the short run that it's bigger brethren, the Boss 429.

I would have said the Boss 429 was the best, but it just wasn't powerful enough for it's size. That is until someone got an aftermarket cam and heads to help it release it's pent up horsepower. Then it could compete with even the best Mopars in the day.

posted by  FastasSin

my sig, of course

posted by  Simo

Well, I am hard pressed to choose between a Shelby GT500, COBRA 427S/C, Dodge Viper, or a Hemi Challenger :banghead: . However, the decision was made cuz a 1992-2002 Dodge Viper RT/10, GTS, GTS-R, any hennessy venom, stryker viper, GT2, (had enuf alphabet soup yet? thought so :mrgreen: ) this is the one single car, if i could only have one car, I'd pick up a Viper. :smoke:

posted by  allroundcarguy2

Shelby Mustang GT500, absolutely gorgeous!!

p.s. yet, another great poll by MOPAR! :thumbs:

posted by  WeaponR

I think the coolest muscle car is the '68 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 KR. That is one hell of a car!

posted by  moostang104314

1970 Hemi Cuda

Or a '69 Camaro Z-28

posted by  jason213

Has to be the 1970 Buick GSX. 455, sleek looks, need I say more?

The camaro was never intended to be a muscle car, but rather a pony car like the Mustang.

Also forgot to mention the Viper is a sports roadster, not a muscle car.

posted by  thunderbird1100

I've got to put my vote down for the 1969 Dodge Charger RT/SE. That may not be the best choice for complete speed and handling but it is the car that I would prefer to drive around. :smoke:

posted by  theman352001

Go with 1967 Camaro Z28. Much better looking.

However, my favorite is the 1969 Camaro RS\SS with the LS-6 engine package. :drool:

posted by  Coffin Type R

ohh thats an eleanor. beautiful car :-)

posted by  Simo

i would rather have one of those than a Ferarri :drool: they sexier, look muscular lol and you can show off more aswell! damn i would die for one of those!!

posted by  WeaponR

Yea! That Car does it 4 me! Thank you :smoke: i think thats the car from gone in 60 seconds n its just beautyiful! everything on it is!

posted by  Lukaz

It's a little late, but here are the last of the 71' Hemi 'Cudas.
The green is an original, the yellow convertible is a clone based on a '69 Barracuda: 1971f.jpg

posted by  lutz

The Viper is up there but nothing beats the oldschool muscle cars like the Charger's, Cuda's, Fury's, etc. On this one I had to go with the Charger because thats the first actual muscle car I ever really learned anything about.

posted by  A-Poc

Well I find this quite the dilema. I am a MOPAR man, no doubting that. I love the 1968 Dodge Cherger 440 RT (Dukes of Hazzard Baby) That is always My fav. But for this poll I had to choose the 1967-1968 GTO, I mean the poll was about style and that car has it:


posted by  Voda48

Style wasn't mentioned. Coolest was.

Do you want to change your vote? :hi:

The GTO is nice, I must agree. However, I do have to correct the fact that the Dukes Charger was a 1969. This is the only year of Gen II that had a split grill. Plus, the '68 had round tail and side marker lights and the General Lee's were rectangular.

It actually pains me to bring this up because I have always loved the '69 and it had nothing to do with that show. I wish I had a nickle for every time somebody asked me if I was going to paint mine like the Dukes. :2cents:

Then I could probably get the restoration done. :laughing:

posted by  theman352001

You are right, I am sorry that was typo on my part. Yes the only diff in those years was the grill. But no I stand by my decision. GTO is still the coolest in my opinion :2cents:

posted by  Voda48

I might be a bit biased but I like the 71 dodge demon...hehe mbers/Demon71&img=1&tn=1

posted by  demon71

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posted by  20BRotaryTT

Id say either the Boss 302 or the Roadrunner. 0-60 in 5.4, in my opinion best hemi ever made.

posted by  Muffin

Well, the 1969 dodge charger did impress me in the movie Fast & Furious

posted by  Eclipse_2004

I think you mean the black killer what Diesel drove at the end of the movie :smoke:

For myself I like all the Dodge/Plymouth mopars. If I where the DaimlerChrysler boss then Plymouth would have an instant comeback. :smoke:

posted by  lutz

Dodge hemi chargers are Crazy :smoke: full of power! and torque real american muscle!!

:smoke: The 1969 hemi R/T charger stuffed with the awesome power of the 426 Hemi motor

posted by  Lukaz

For me, the 1968 Dodge Dart Hemi is my favorite muscle car ever. I love the looks of em, and such power in such a light car is devastating.

posted by  Vaspier

what can i say :thumbs:

posted by  Lukaz

I think monte carlos. but i also like camaros and such.

posted by  berniesbebie

I would have to the 1973 Chevy Nova SS. nice curves and awesome power when coupled with the 350 and a nice holley 4 barrel. but it isn't no mustang or charger or even big sis the Camaro.

posted by  redneck4x4

The ultimate muscle car is the 2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra.

posted by  PhillyKid1217

Hemi Cuda. Friend had one, that was some good stuff! :thumbs:

posted by  StiMan

Obviously people's definitions of "musclecar" vary widely.
I'll pick one (though it's hard to pick just one) that is strangely missing from your list;

- 1970 Chevelle SS454 LS-6. The LS-6 had four bolt mains, forged crank 11:1 compression, solid lifters, rectangular port big valve heads, aluminum intake, Holly 4 barrel and 450hp. Make mine Cranberry Red with an M-22 rockcrusher and 4.10 gears please.


posted by  DPelletier

I love Eleanor... or any variation of the Shelby GT500. I also love the 1st and 2nd Gen Trans Ams.

posted by  Flame Roller

1967 Chevelle anyone? Cant bust one with a 454, muncie m22 rock crusher. Most beatiful car ever made. after that i would say 1970 Elcamino, ive got one with stroked 350, and id put it up against any hemi any day.

posted by  durangoman

Well you could, but you'd lose.

'67 Chevelles are nice, but they never made one with a 454. Top engine would have been an L-78 396 (375hp rating) although there are conflicting reports about whether or not any were made in '67. The L-34 (350 hp rated) 396ci would have been the next most powerful engine available.


posted by  DPelletier

'78 Trans Am blk/blk
can't beat for head turns, chick drooling magnet, performance, looks, comfort, style, and just driving, punchin' around town.

posted by  TXHP

hahahahaha i read your post then looked down and your sig wasn't opened

for me, it was a really close race between the charger, camaro and corvette but since i love corvettes i had to choose it

posted by  Private Donkey

HemiCuda for me...such power and style...hotness!

posted by  NISSANSPDR

1. 1969 yenko 427 camaro
2. 1969 formula 400 anniversary trans am
3. 1969 Ford torino 428 talledagga dan guerny special
4. 1970 426 hemi cuda'
5. 1965 tri power GTO

These are the 5 cars in my opinion are the cars that scream MUSCLE CAR the most !! :2cents:

posted by  ode94

I gotta agree with WeaponR...his pic on page 1 says it all: Shelby Mustang GT500.

posted by  boothe

Ooooh i love the mopars, and i love the pony cars but i had to push the king of muscle cars into this one the 454 70 LS-6. I do see oddly there are some import people voting for muscle cars. looks like even the ricers have some effection for that deep tone melody :wink2:

posted by  Greaser1957

I vote for the '70 Nova L78 (396 ci/375 hp), black on black, buckets, 4-speed.
Oh wait... that's my car!
I love the 70 Chevelle LS6 and the Hemi Mopars too... :thumbs:

posted by  DragonRider69

Well... This is akward. I feel ripped off.

posted by  DodgeRida67

Mines not even on the list. Oh well. :doh:

posted by  fc7gtx

This was my buddy's car... looks kinda like the one you're doing! (attached)
See... I'm not prejudiced!

posted by  DragonRider69

:mrgreen: Not what I was refering too.... I ment your username. Compare mine and yours for a minute. :thumbs:

Beautiful attatchment...

posted by  DodgeRida67

Okay... I get it now... :banghead:

posted by  DragonRider69
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posted by  matt69scrambler

my signature says it all!

posted by  jdubya

the best muscle car ever created was the aussie ford xy falcon phase 3, with the 351 clevo!

posted by  Pro 351

Espousing any one car as the "best" is a stretch, and although I don't have any first hand knowledge of the car you're referring to, I will admit the 351 Cleveland was a decent LITTLE motor. Post some 1/4 mi stats for the aussie falcon and lets see where it sits compared to say, my 440 Six Pack. Unless its a factory racecar, then we'll have to compare it to an SS Hemi Dart or something.


posted by  DPelletier

Never mind, did a search and found some statistics for the aussie Falcon;
380hp and 14.4 sec 1/4mi. Not bad for a small block.


posted by  DPelletier

No Fords in the poll? The "coolest muscle car" in my opinion would have to be...

1973 Ford Falcon XB GT Coupe/Hardtop with 351C modified with blower, flaps on roof and trunk, and the 4 dual side exhausts(total of 8 pipes) :laughing: .

2nd choice would be 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429.

Edit reason: added pictures.

posted by  The_Wheelman

I personally like the look of the 1969 Dodge Superbee....i grew up with one (we still have it), and have had it for as long as i remember. They just look so mean from any angle....

383 MagnumV8
Metallic green
black Power Bulge hood
black bee stripe
black vinyl/grey cloth int.
American Racing rims...

i love that car so much.

posted by  Clayton

in my opinion the the absolute coolest american muscle car

posted by  04subwrx

In my opinion i dont think there is just one car that really dominates or comes out on top of all the others. There are many great, nice looking muscle cars and i think most of them have already been named here. I do however like the 1969 Dodge Charger R/T w/426 Hemi (black on black). If i HAD to choose one that car would be my choice. Or even the 1969 Dodge Daytona or 1970 Plymouth SUperbird w/440 sixpack (of course). Cant go wrong with the big and powerful cars.

posted by  car_crazy89

Ford Mustang GT500 , or the Ford GT40 (origional) would get my vote above any car you can think of :mrgreen: just look at them!!!!

i do realise this may be classed as a "supercar".... but with a noise like this beast makes it belongs with the top muscle cars..

posted by  Richymartin

AGREED :clap:

posted by  SubaruCorsi

the shelby GT500 is the nearest thing to perfection... without baby-oil being involved in the equasion.. :laughing:

posted by  Richymartin

Dodge Demon by far is the coolest muscle car, especially when its roaring down my streey.

posted by  MoparMan

I have to agree with you thouhg to weapon, that mustang is a nice car.

posted by  MoparMan

I am partial to the 71 roadrunner, double the leafs and extra heavy front suspension and it made for an incredible road car, not bad on the longrun either, topped at 145 mph before the curves slowed me down and the new mustang took an exit.

posted by  jackslap

undesputed :smoke: georg car and its got the muscle to bac up the looks

posted by  Richymartin

wtf is a fury???????? who makes what year or era it was in????????????

posted by

Plymouth made the Fury and it was made in the later 60's and i think earlier 70's. They also had a Fury II and Fury III if i remember correctly. Not bad cars really.

posted by  car_crazy89

I hav a question... what car does triple X drive (vin dieisel)? the purple muscle car?


posted by  Richymartin

fury's were around in some form or another from '56 to '89.

'56 to '58, they were just "Fury"s available only in "buckskin beige" w/ gold trim and were a HP 2dr fullsize car meant to be a counterpart to the chrysler 300 and dodge d500's. christine was a belvedere in the movie.

'59 to '74 they were just plymouth's full size car, 2 or 4 doors available as well as wagons... they had fury I, fury II, fury III, sport fury, VIP, fury gran, and suburban wagons, depending on year (fury I-III '65 to '73, VIP '66 to 70?, fury gran '74, SF '59 to '71?)

'75-'78 gran fury was the fullsize and fury was the midsize (for '75, the roadrunner package could be had on the midsize fury)

'79 fury took a break

'80-'89 gran fury's were plymouth's fullsize once again. look for them as police cars on some 80's movies & tv shows...

just in case you really wanted to know...

posted by  dodger65

'68 GTO :thumbs: A sweet ride

posted by  Voda48

I'm surprised that no one said the 1970 454 LS6 Chevelle. I like all musclecars all the same but this one really sticks out to me because it is the strongest base stock RAW car to ever come out of Detoit. Sure the Z-L1 Camaro would beat it by a little bit in the quarter mile but it had aluminum block and heads. The LS6 was a 4000 pound car that can run low 13's like 13.3, 13.2, now thats real "balls". New cars just don't have it, they may be fast, light, good handling, but they don't have the grunt that musclecars do. The Chevelle had 450 underrated horsepower which means it really put out just over 500 and that big bock, the MK IV, could run up to 6500 rpm and still stay cool. The LS6's quartermile times would be 13 flat or in the high 12's if the tires actually hooked up i mean with 500 lb. ft./torque, its hard to get them to hook up unless you have slicks, but i'm talking factory wide ovals. With a 4:10 4spd trans. and someone who knows how to launch a car and shift at 6100, then awesome.

Happy Motoring!

posted by  454LS6 997gto1

'67 :wink2:

posted by  dodger65

Ford Falcon GT (pick your own year, but esp the XT)

posted by  windsonian

1 1969 Super Camaro Yenko

you cant beat it the shelby is close but the yenko is beauty and the ebast. Beauty on the outside and the beast under the hood. Next though if i was going for a spefic one it'd either be the concept shelby in gone in 60 or the charger from fast adn the furious both sold for like over a million i believe(like ill ever really get those)

posted by  66shelby

1966 427 Cobra...some might say its not a muscle car because it only has 2 seats...118 mph 427 8V is quite beastly

posted by  M3er

Sticking with the 'Cuda. Hemi 'Cuda= amazing. :thumbs:

posted by  StiMan

I concur

posted by  M3er

it has 2 stupid seats? :doh:

posted by  dodger65

omg...u know what i meant

posted by  M3er

Now THAT is what i call, Mans Best Friend. :hi:

posted by  car_crazy89

Well, seats are not known for their smarts----LOL :laughing:

posted by  corbett_auto

Besides my own car I would enjoy owning any of the following:

1969 427 Yenko Camaro
1969 RS Z-28 Camaro
1969 440-6 Super Bee
1970 Boss 429
Any Hemi car 1966-1971
1973 SD 455 Trans AM
1970 Plymouth Superbird (Hemi)
1969 Dodge Daytona (Hemi)

Chris :thumbs:

posted by  fc7gtx

I got a deep love for the Charger. General Lee anyone?

posted by  Oomba


posted by  mustangmann

'69 z28 or 67 stingray

posted by  TurboLag

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