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Muscle car is a term used to refer to a variety of high performance automobiles. The term refers to American 2-door rear wheel drive mid-size cars equipped with large, powerful, V8s.

DefinitionEdit

The term of muscle car can be described as a car with large body size and oversized engine. One good example is the Chevrolet Chevelle SS, the body size is huge compared to average sportscars.Most known muscle cars are American cars. All muscle cars are rear wheel drive and most of them are coupes and convertibles, rather than four door.

HistoryEdit

Some automotive historians trace the origins of the muscle car all the way back to when Oldsmobile stuffed a 303 cubic inch overhead-valve V8 into the 1949 Rocket 88. The car produced a whopping 135 horse power. Amazingly, that’s all it took to be king of the performance hill in 1949.

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