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Green Standards and the Death of the Modern Muscle Car?

Green Standards and the Death of the Modern Muscle Car?

1969 Chevrolet ChevelleAlthough to most classic car enthusiasts they will never compare with the originals, modern muscle cars, which are inspired by the originals, of course, have much to recommend them. The Shelby Mustang 1000, the Mustang GT500, the Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee, Dodge’s Challenger R/T, and the Chevy Camaro ZL1, all harken back to the late ‘60s and early ‘70s when American muscle was at its peak. They have retro styling along with modern touches, and big, powerful engines.

Pontiac Torpedo: Art Deco at Its Finest

Pontiac Torpedo: Art Deco at Its Finest

41 Pontiac TorpedoLuxurious. Modern. Streamlined. Exuberant. The Art Deco movement of the 1930s through 1940s was the world’s way of saying that design was just as important as function. This design style was used in the visual arts and affected everything bridges and dams to jewelry, home appliances, and architecture. The design movement even made its way to automobiles and was evident in the luxurious lines, ornate hood ornaments, and modern tail lights.

Art Deco in Architecture: Visit Hoover Dam