An appreciation for fast muscle cars has created a specialized niche for collectors. These vintage vehicles appeared between the s and the s. Many possessed V-8 engines.
If you love speed, then the s and s was a great time to be alive. This era of power created some of the rarest muscle cars packing giant torque-rich V-8s. Emissions and other regulations would tame muscle cars in the s, but these aging beasts of the road still come with some surprising stories as well as some surprising horsepower.
Muscle cars: powerful, high performance cars! Muscle cars have been in production since the late 40s. The first muscle car ever created was the Oldsmobile Rocket
No disappointments from this classic hot rod truck. Runs and drives better than it looks. Sporting a Engine "" Casting, Square Port Heads, and Hydraulic Camshaft- this car is a mixture of pretty and powerful perfection.
Practically everyone these days owns a crossover or an SUV—that doesn't necessarily make them uncool, just very common. Want to stand out from the crowd? Go for a classic 4x4 from a time when most Americans were driving cars, not trucks and SUVs.
SVRA hosts thousands of race cars at our events. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, or trade a race car, no doubt we can put you in touch with the right buyers, sellers, or collectors. Check out our current listing of race cars for sale below.
Updated February 5, There's only one fastest car in the world at any given time, and the car that holds that title has captured the public's imagination since the first flurry of speed record attempts in the early s. Here's a detailed look at the last seven decades of the world's fastest production cars — from until now. We elected to use WW2 as the break in the history because not enough reliable data is available prior to WW2 to make definitive statements about performance.
Iconic yet accessible, they are museum-quality cars that you really just want to take for a spin. These automotive legends have weathered the decades, but with some ingenuity, you can still get behind the wheel of most of them. Here's our list of the ones worth the hunt. Once called "the most beautiful car ever made" by Enzo Ferrari, the s Jaguar E-Type is a classic sports car mainstay.
The s are known for muscle cars, and this decade saw zero-tomph acceleration times plummet greatly from those of the previous decade. The quickest car from this time period was a full 1. Carroll Shelby would be very proud.
As a result, automakers responded with all kinds of performance options for just about everything that came off the assembly line back then, but there were also a few offerings that are best described as unconventional. More on that later. General Motors officially stepped away from all motorsports involvement ina move which would later contribute to the infamous COPO Central Office Production Order cars that were clandestinely ordered. The package also included a beefed-up four-speed transmission with 4.