The term “muscle cars” is used by car enthusiasts to describe high-performance cars that are intended for the roads and occasionally drag racing. It is a term that has been used since the late 1940s and this type of car grew in popularity in the 1960s. These are highly desirable cars as people consider them as superior to other models of cars and think of them as status symbols. One era that produced a large number of muscle cars was the 1970s as during this decade the car manufacturers became involved in a horsepower battle. Here are ten of the best muscle cars from the 1970s.
1970 Buick GSX Stage 1
In terms of its engine power, some experts consider the 1970 Buick GSX Stage 1 the greatest muscle car of all time. During the 1970s, it had the most powerful engine of all the muscle cars as it produced 510 lbs/ft of torque.