For 10 glorious years, from 1964 to 1974, there existed but one measure of a car's worth; horsepower. How many valves it had and where its cam resided - no one care. Your say your car handles well? That's nice. Fuel economy? You can't convince me that matters - 30 cents'll buy me a gallon of premium! Ah, under the hood, there's where we get down to business. Whatcha got? 396? 428? 454? Hemi? Hmm. Muncie rock crusher, tri-power, and 4.11 gears is what you need for speed, my friend. groovy. Through the 1960s and 1070s, American's carmakers fought an unchecked war for street supremacy during times that were as fast and loose as the incredible machines they produced. The warriors ranged from light and agile Z/28 Camaros and Boss 302 Mustangs to big-block brutes like the 440 Road Runner and Stage 1 455 Buick GS. A few of these boulevard brawlers were closing in on 500 horsepower before the insurance lobby, Ralph Nadar, OPEC, and others conspired to stop the madness. Filled with 175 color and 50 black and white historical photos. Musclecars is the definitive history of a legendary era in automotive history.
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Book Description Lowe & B. Hould Publishers, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand new never read softback book,very clean. Bookseller Inventory # MR10B484
Book Description Lowe & B. Hould Publishers, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110681607165