Custom muscle cars refer to American classic cars you may often see in the movies. Aside from muscle cars, there are also Pony cars that are also related to the same type of automotive. While both are in the category of classic cars, muscle cars tend to have bigger exteriors. They apply components like the Big Block V8 that include products like Dodge Charger, Ford Galaxy, and Chevrolet Impala. The design of muscle cars is also based on engine performance.
So far, there are some products of custom muscle cars that are considered prestigious with high demands. Of course, the prices are expensive as well. So, what are they? Here is the list.
- 1970-1971 Plymouth Barracuda
One of the most popular custom muscle cars is the series of 1970-1971 Plymouth Barracuda. The car is re-designed from the Valiant type. If the Valiant type previously used the Fastback Design, Plymouth Barracuda is a little bit different. It combines the models of coupe and convertible. The re-designing process is done by John E. Herlitz with a shorter but wider version with the B platform from Chrysler. The model is known also as E-body.
- 1967 Pontiac GTO
In some surveys, the 1967 Pontiac GTO is often included in the list of the best muscle cars all the time. It is reasonable. The car features an engine power of 255 horsepower. Uniquely, the engine is placed in a small box which is only 400 cubic. The car’s weight is also not too heavy compared with other muscle cars. Well, it is by remembering that the size of the 1967 Pontiac GTO is quite big.
- 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429
The Boss 429 is one of the custom cars to fulfill the homologating requirements from NASCAR. Therefore, if you are looking at it more carefully, the car tends to look longer with curvy areas on the sides. The design makes the car not only look powerful but also elegant at once. Ford also introduces some new elements of this muscle car. Some of them are the applications of the interior wooden panel, a quartz clock, and the 351 CID Windson engine.
- 1970 Hemi Cuda Convertible
There are not so many muscle cars with a convertible roof in the marker. Sure, the convertible roof itself is still a rare and weird thing in the era of the 1960’s and the 1970’s. That’s why; some products with this idea are considered special including the 1970 Hemi Cuda Convertible. There are actually two versions of the car; convertible and non-convertible. The convertible ones were produced limitedly. For the engine specifications, it uses the engine of Dual-Quad Hemi V8 Special for 426 horsepower.
- 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88
The 1967 Chevrolet Corvette is very popular until now for the iconic design and the strong performance it has. Additionally, the car is also very rare in which the brand only produced around 20 units. Even the engine specifications are secret. It is only known the power produced is up to 430 horsepower. Sure, this product of custom muscle cars is very expensive.