Top 12 Fastest Muscle Cars
Top 12 Fastest Muscle Cars: Muscle cars are an American original. These are the fastest of the high-performance cars with powerful, big block engines and are a perennial favorite with classic car collectors. The late 1960s were the heyday of these cars and all of the top twelve fastest muscle cars came from this decade. While the greatest may be up for debate, no one can dispute the numbers put out by the fastest.
1966 427 Cobra. The fastest of all American muscle originally came from England, but Carroll Shelby quickly brought his design over to Ford.
1969 Roadrunner. With a name like that, how could this car not be fast?
1970 Hemi Cuda. The 425-horsepower Plymouth came in near the end of the classic muscle car era and competed with the best.
1970 Chevelle SS 454. The huge engine and top speeds of the ’70 Chevelle makes it one of the most popular and collectable muscle cars today and one of the top twelve fastest muscle cars.
1969 Camaro. With over 500 horses, this Camaro featured Chevy’s first lightweight, aluminum block engine.
1968 Corvette 427. The powerful and fast ’68 Corvette was also rare. Chevy made only 624 units of the original engine.
1970 Roadrunner. The fast bird makes a second appearance on the list of the top twelve fastest muscle cars for the “70 model with its 426 Hemi and light body weight.
1969 Charger 500. Made famous as the General Lee on TV, the ’69 Charger was an impressive and fast muscle car.
1968 Charger. Slightly less fast than its next generation model, the ’68 Charger was a redesign that launched this model into history.
1970 Plymouth Superbird. Just making the top twelve fastest muscle cars, the modified Road Runner was a follow up to the ’69 Charger and did not disappoint.