Muscle Cars

Here we observe the fastest American muscle cars of all time, we will review two types of lists, first one will be the classic cars and second one will be fresh – an up to date list of muscle cars.

Fastest Classic Muscle Cars

Rating of the fastest classic muscle cars of all times and the list is made from numbers using most popular 1/4 mile drag (402 meters)! Figures are taken from the most authoritative sources of America.

1 1966 427 Cobra 12.20@118 425
2 1966 Corvette 427 12.8@112 425
3 1969 Road Runner 12.91@111.8 390
4 1970 Hemi Cuda 13.10@107.12 425
5 1970 Chevelle SS454 13.12@107.01 450
6 1969 Camaro 13.16@110.21 430
7 1968 Corvette 13.30@108 435
8 1970 Road Runner 13.34@107.5 425
9 1970 Buick GS Stage I 13.38@105.5 360
10 1968 Corvette 427 13.41@109.5 425
11 1969 Charger 500 13.48@109 425
12 1968 Charger 13.50@105 425
12 1970 Plymouth Superbird 13.50@105 425
14 1968 Road Runner 13.54@105.1 425
15 1973 Trans Am 13.54@104.29 310
16 1969 Corvette 13.56@111.1 430
17 1969 Super Bee 13.56@105.6 390
18 1969 Boss 429 Mustang 13.60@106 375
19 1970 Challenger R/T 13.62@104.3 390
20 1970 Torino Cobra 13.63@105.9 370
21 1968 Biscayne 13.65@105 425
22 1964 Polara 500 13.70@107.37 365
23 1969 GTX 13.70@102.8 375
24 1969 Dart 440 13.71@105 375
25 1971 Road Runner 13.71@101.2 390
26 1971 Cuda 13.72@106 390
27 1971 Corvette 13.72@102.04 450
28 1971 Super Bee 13.73@104 425
29 1968 Hurst/Olds 13.77@103.91 390
30 1970 Hemi ‘Cuda 13.78@101.2 425
31 1968 Firebird 13.79@106 335
32 1967 Corvette 13.80@108 435
33 1965 Catalina 13.80@106 unknown
34 1969 Super Bee Six Pack 13.80@104.2 390
35 1971 Boss 351 Mustang 13.80@104 330
36 1966 Satellite 13.81@104 425
37 1969 Coronet R/T 13.83@102.27 375
38 1968 Cyclone GT 13.86@101.69 335
39 1969 Nova SS 396 13.87@105.1 375
40 1969 Shelby GT-500 13.87@104.52 335

Fastest Modern Muscle Cars Of America

This list contains fastest modern muscle cars according the most authoritative sources.

1. 2013 Shelby 1000 – Top Speed: 200 mph


Company Shelby American informed on creation of the most powerful Ford Mustang GT500. The name to it will be Ford Mustang Shelby 1000 S/C and on capacity will be comparable from Bugatti Veyron Super Sport in this connection model receives a rank of the fastest serial car. The car will have engine V8 in displacement volume of 5.8 liters which are giving out capacity of 1200 horsepower’s. Developers could achieve such mad characteristics thanks to a new mechanical supercharger, replacement of connecting rods, buckets, change of system of cooling and new system of injection. Besides, Ford Mustang Shelby 1000 S/C will have a suspender with possibility of regulation and the most powerful braking system. The company declared that the car will be relased in number of 100 units a year. Also, it is known that completion GT500 to 1000 S/C will cost 155000$. By the way, each owner of new Ford Mustang Shelby 1000 S/C receives own number and will be officially registered in the database of Shelby.

2. Dodge Charger R/T 2013 – 200 mph


3. Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 – 184 mph


The American automobile concern of Chevrolet officially opened all characteristics of Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 2012 and declared the prices for all possible complete sets.
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 2012 engine will have 580 horsepower’s, volume of 6,2 liters and a twisting moment of 754 Nanometers. Electronic control of a starting engine operation and pull-rod supplement it for qualitative work. The electric booster of a wheel, control of stability of the car and system of adjustment of a suspender supplement a car and show the highest characteristics. Also the cooling system is finished to cool such monster under a cowl and the braking system that it is reliable to stop. According to the specification Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 2012 characteristic will be, will make dispersal to 100 km to make 3,9 seconds. The maximum speed of the car will be limited by a mark of 100 km/h. The price for Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 basic set will make 55.000 dollars. The leather interior, heating up of all seats and sound system from ten speakers included into a standard complete set.

4. Dodge Challenger SRT8 – 182 mph


Dodge Challenger SRT8 ― this reminder on the Golden Age of the American automotive industry which has had for the sixtieth years of last century. Many cars-legends sank into oblivion, but Dodge, by a lucky chance, is an exception. Flagman Challenger is well and until now, and it means, the Golden Age still continues as the car is in our list of fastest muscle cars.

5. Dodge Charger SRT8 – 175 mph


Dodge company presented new Dodge Charger SRT8. Now at a car even more an aggressive look in a combination to hardware and outstanding systems of active and passive safety.

6. 2014 Equus Bass 770 – some sources say it’s top speed is 200 mph, but since there is no proof we will leave this beast on 6th place


The modern beast hidden under body panels of the old or classical car, – a tendency in tuning and customization, actively growing recently. Smart car Equus Bass 770 in which are combined design of muscle car Ford Mustang of the end of the sixtieth became the new player on this field With the modern powerful motor. Completely the aluminum body hides in the bowels mighty 6,2-litre motor LS9 V8 from Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 which gives out 640 horsepower’s and 819 Nanometers of the moment. The engine works together with a six-speed transmission with two clutches. The maximum speed Bass 770 makes 320 kilometers per hour, and dispersal from zero to “hundred” occupies only 3,4 seconds. Stop all this power carbon-ceramic brakes Brembo. Outside Bass 770 really it is very similar on old “Mustang”. The front both rear optics and a radiator enclosure differ only. The interior is finished by a skin with metal inserts. “New old” a muscle car it is possible to consider as a unique minus of it its serious cost. The cheapest version manages in 250 000 dollars and is equipped with the air conditioner, navigation, multimedia system and cruise-control. Wishing receive unique model can to individualize completely the car at an assembly stage. However, for the right to interfere with work of masters it is necessary to lay out 50 000 dollars more from above: individual versions Bass 770 will cost a minimum of 300 000 dollars.

7. Ford Mustang Boss 302 – 161 mph


The boss comes back! The American concern of Ford declared that since 2012 manufacture of known model Mustang Boss 302, obtained a world recognition in the late sixties begins the last century. Keeping classical lines of muscle cars, the new car is equipped by modern units and knots thanks to what it can apply for a fitting place in world car industry. The given model will be issued in two variants: the road version and racing – Boss 302 Laguna Seca. New American Ford Mustang Boss 302 muscle car was engaged in working out of design SVT, being in structural division of concern Ford. Changes the Mustang the Boss were brought in design is thin, but is faultless. Considering the historical heritage, each component of design which potentially in a condition to improve aerodynamics has been developed with special carefulness and accuracy. In a front part the car received the unique form the body cover, a new radiator enclosure, a powerful bumper with a volume air intake divided by two racks, an aggressive splitter and the integrated fog lights. The front splitter is intended for functioning on high speeds at the expense of efficient control an air flow under and round the car. These innovations help to improve its aerodynamics, to increase influence of clamping force by a front axle and during too time more effectively to cool a motor compartment. Lateral parts Ford Mustang Boss are equipped carbon plastic by a skirt which is a component of the bottom of the car and prevents air flow hit under the car. Thereby creating as much as possible rarefied area between the bottom and a line that promotes the pressing effect influencing all car. In the rear the powerful choke tube in a combination to a small spoiler improve aerodynamics and a road-holding ability. Working out of an aero dynamics package used in front, rear parts and the bottom of a body for equation and its stability on high speeds was the end result of design of the new car.

8. 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 – 155 mph with limiter


9. 2014 Saleen George Follmer Edition Mustang – 150 mph


10. Ford Mustang GT 2013 – 109 mph