The golden age of classic muscle cars was from the 60s – 70s of the 20th century. With a series of big muscle car brands appearing in blockbuster movies, media publications.
The strong development of the automobile industry is reflected in the appearance of a series of increasingly modern car versions and fierce competition. However, the classic muscle cars still retains a certain position in the market thanks to its unique design, making a special impression on men. The biggest highlight of classic muscle cars is the variety of designs. The car models below are a good example of that.
The classic Dodge Charger is considered the symbol of American “muscle cars” (also known as muscle cars, referring to part of the midsize sports car line with large engine displacements), and has become the Famous for frequently appearing in a number of movies. , such as: Fast and Furious, Duke of Hazzard, …
The first generation Dodge Charger was officially launched in 1966. A special feature of this version is the interior, where the center console extends from the front seats to the rear seats. The design is inspired by the Chrysler 300 of the 1960s-1962s. Although the Dodge Charger was born, it was not intended to directly compete with the performance of Pony cars. However, the addition of Chrysler’s famous 426 Hemi V8 engine made the Dodge Charger a much-loved model.
Dodge Charger appeared in many Hollywood blockbusters
The classic Dodge Charger uses a three-speed manual transmission and four engine variants. With design and ownership characteristics, this version brought the manufacturer 37,344 units when it was introduced in 1966. Over the next few generations, the classic Dodge Charger received many new enhancements to suit more suitable user needs.
Mercedes-Benz 300SL version
The Mercedes-Benz 300SL was conceived from a race car called the W194 and has no plans for mass production. It is for this same purpose that in 1951, Daimler-Benz (founded in 1926 from the merger of two pioneering German car companies, Daimler-Automobile and Mercedes-Benz) decided to participate in a program competition and production. In 1952, the sedan set a record in major races with many impressive successes. After that, W194 continued to be upgraded to the new Mercedes-Benz 300SL version, adding a mechanical direct injection system, rear-wheel drive system and 16-inch wheels.
The body is made from Elektron magnesium alloy to reduce weight while supporting better movement and acceleration. The Mercedes-Benz 300SL was also introduced at the New York International Auto Show in February 1954 and received a lot of positive feedback.
Mercedes-Benz possesses dream specifications
Aston Martin DB5
Classic Aston Martin DB5 was produced in 1963 and is one of the British luxury cars. DB5 is the famous James Bond car in the movies, especially the James Bond movie Goldfinger. This version is based on the chassis of the previous DB4 series, but with many improvements in the chassis. Additionally, the DB5 expands to a 4L engine that produces a massive 282 hp and 288 lb-ft of torque.
The Porsche 356 appeared in the Porsche Konstruktionen range from 1948 to 1949. The sports car was originally designed by Ferry Porsche, son of the Austrian factory co-founder. This bespoke version is inspired by the open-top driving experiences of Alfa Romeo, BMW and Volkswagen. However, Ferry Porsche’s goal was to create a car that was lighter and more powerful than the cars of the time.
In 1948, the Porsche 356 finished the race in Innsbruck and took first place in the class. The first cars were sold mainly in Germany and Austria. In the early 1950s, the Porsche 356 conquered car enthusiasts with its good handling, aerodynamics and outstanding engine power.
The Jaguar E-Type was a sports car produced by Jaguar between 1961 and 1975. This version was inspired by the company’s D-Type race car, which won the championship three years in a row (1955-1958). In 2004, Sports Car International magazine named the E-Type the best sports car in its class of the 1960s. In March 2008, the classic model continued to be shortlisted in The Times and The Daily Telegraph. In addition, E-Type has appeared in several popular comics, including The Devil, Austin Powers movies, and other Mad Men TV series.
Jaguar E-Type is an icon in the world auto industry
This version is considered an icon in the automotive world. Top speed is 150 mph (241 km/h). In addition, its design is also very unique, with monolithic construction, disc brakes, rack and pinion, and independent front and rear suspension.