World Fastest Classic Muscle Cars: Top 10 List

November 28, 2011 in World Top 10 Cars List by admin

There is nothing compared to the roar of a muscle car zooming down a straightaway. These American made cars are high performance vehicles that are introduced as medium-sized two door coupes having engines with a bunch of HP during the 1960s. She had designed for “linear” speed.

A classic American muscle cars, they were listed here as some of the fastest available in the 1960s through the 1970s.

1.    1966 Shelby 427 Cobra – 12.2 seconds

12.2 seconds on a quarter mile at 118 mph fast track. In Shelby 427 V8 engine with 425 horsepower. In 2007, a 1966 Shelby Cobra was sold at auction for a whole $ 5.5 million dollars, it had, of course, an eight hundred horse power engine speed. Cosby sold his car because it had too much power and the next owner put it in a Lake, Shelby’s Super Snake was sold in 2007 for 5.5 million USD.

1966 Shelby 427 Cobra – 12.2 seconds

2.    1966 Corvette 427 – 12.8 seconds

12.8 seconds over Quarter a mile at 112 mph. 1966 Corvette 427 L72 engine V8 with 425 horsepower. Corvettes have been driven by people who are well known in racing circuit. Easily recognizable name, such as Roger Penske, A.J.Foyt, Dick Guldstrand and Jim Hall just to name a few.

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1966 Corvette 427 – 12.8 seconds

3.    1969 Plymouth Road Runner – 12.9 seconds

12.9 seconds at quarter mile in 12.9 seconds, Plymouth Road Runner 440-6 engine with 390 powers. Plymouth negotiated with Warner Brothers the right to use the character Road Runner in the naming of the muscle car. The negotiation included the use of horn “beep, beep”.

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1969 Plymouth Road Runner – 12.9 seconds

4.    1970 Plymouth Hemi Barracuda – 13.1 seconds

13.1 seconds on a quarter mile track at just 107 mph.  Plymouth Hemi Barracuda 426 Hemi engine powered with 425hp using a 4 speed transmission. The Barracuda has participated in factory sponsored races, one of whom was the Trans-Am series in 1970. The tail was not successful; however, they collected several pole positions during qualifying.

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1970 Plymouth Hemi Barracuda – 13.1 seconds

5.    1970 Chevelle SS454 – 13.12 seconds

13.12 Seconds on a quarter mile in 107 km / h. came 454 big blocks V8 with 450hp. Chevrolet with the Chevelle to compete with the Ford Fairland.

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1970 Chevelle SS454

6.    1969 Camaro – 13.16 seconds

13.16 seconds in quarter mile stretch at 110 miles per hour. 427 ZL1 engine with 430hp was originally designed for drag racing. Each of the ZL1 engine took sixteen hours to build in a sanitized environment. These engines were used on both the Camaro and Corvette.

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1969 Camaro – 13.16 seconds

7.    1968 Chevrolet Corvette. 13.3 seconds

13.3 seconds at quarter mile passing on 108 miles per hour. The engine was 427 V6 with a 435 HP using the four speed transmission. Corvettes are given or shall we say, with great names such as the stamp of the LT-1, FR =-1, Stingray, the ZL-1 and even Collector’s Edition moniker.

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1968 Chevrolet Corvette. 13.3 seconds

8.   1970 Plymouth Road Runner. 13.34 seconds

13.34 seconds at quarter mile run at 107.5 mph.  Plymouth Road Runner engine was a Chrysler Hemi 426 425 horsepower. Plymouth also offered color Roadrunner, the customer may need. They were designed as “high impact” colors with such names as the Vitamin-C (orange), violet (purple) and Moulin Rouge.

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1970 Plymouth Road Runner. 13.34 seconds

9.    1970 Buick Grand Sport Stage 1. 13.38 seconds

1-13.38 seconds to quarter mile away at 105.5 miles per hour. View Buick Grand Sport Stage 455 cu in V8 engine with 360 horsepower. This car Weiss in the 1980s when it was reported that this 455 stage 1 GS for 1970 was faster than any car produced by the Chrysler Hemi.

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1970 Buick Grand Sport Stage

10.    1968 Chevrolet Corvette. 13.41 seconds

Chevrolet Corvette has 13.41 seconds in a quarter mile at 109.5 miles per hour. A Chevrolet Corvette 427 cu in, 425 horsepower engine used the less horsepower than previous model mentioned above categories models. The color of Corvettes cars varied from models, ten more different colors are available if wanted the least amount produced was color black with 708 shaped and British green with 4,779 shaped.

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1968 Chevrolet Corvette. 13.41 seconds