While every exterior element of this 1968 Dodge Dart GTS makes it completely worthy for the pages of Mopar Muscle magazine, it is the things which are largely hidden from view that put it over the top. No, we’re not talking about the mint interior. No, we’re not talking about the fully painted, detailed, and amazing undercarriage of the car. We’re talking about the engine. This is a 1968 Dart with a Hemi in it, and before you start to flip the page because you’ve seen plenty of them, this is a 1968 Dart with a first-generation Hemi. The little 331 has been poked out to 342 cubes, and it is nestled between the stock fenders and under the stock hood. That got your attention, didn’t it? It sure got ours. How does this happen, why does this happen? Stick with us and find out.
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The Oldsmobile Cutlass was available in seven body styles for the 1970 model year, beginning with the entry level F-85 two door sedan. Two door and four door hardtops are also on the options list and could be had with the convetional notch back or a little more sporty looking fastback design, There is also a convertible available and two station wagons, the Custom Cruiser and the Vista Cruiser are also listed. The 4-4-2 is now powered by the Rocket 455 as standard equipment,n with the older 400 engine dropped entirely. All SX models would also be equipped with the 455 and coupled to the TH-400 automatic. There are the same three and four speed manual transmissions offered and these are equipped with the floor mounted Hurst shifter. There is no longer a two speed automatic offered, leaving only the three speed turbo-Hydramatic. If you chose the strato bucket seats for your new Cutlass "S" coupe you could also have it equipped with an extra-cost center console. making the Hurst Dual Gate or the "his & her" shifter. The Dual Gate alows the operator to drive the car as an automatic or put in manual shift mode.
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The 1970s and 1960s were truly good days for the American automobile industry with popular brands such as Pontiac, Ford, and Chevy among others ruling the street and the race track. However, there is a new breed of super-fast muscle cars from the 2010s that are irresistible. Here they are;
2017 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat – 204 Mph
With a 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque, this four-door sedan is currently ruling the streets with an impressive 0-60 of 3.4. Thanks to its aerodynamic nature, this machine is both fuel efficient and very fast.
2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
Termed as the most powerful production muscle car of all time, this machine packs an impressive 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque. This allows it to sprint from 0 to 60 in 3.5 topping at 199 mph.
2014 Shelby GT500
This is a brutally fast car packing 662 horsepower and 631-pound feet of torque. This machine can do 0 – 60 in 3.5. Its sleek monster design is also impressive.
2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 – 195 Mph
As the baddest of the Camaro lineup, this beat looking machine packs 650 horsepower and 650-pound feet of torque.
2015 Equus Bass 770
This rare hand built machine is a blend of all that makes a muscle car great. It makes 0 to 60 in 3.4 packing 640 horsepower and 605-pound feet of torque. Only 250 have been made.