Classic Muscle Car Enthusiast on A Budget; Here Are the Most Affordable Options for You!

As a classic muscle car enthusiast, it can be frustrating trying to own your dream car while on a tight budget. However, maybe the problem is that you are looking for in the wrong places. Here are some of the best drivable, interesting and more importantly, affordable classic muscle cars.

1970-1971 Ford Torino GT and Mercury Cyclone GT

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The redesigning of Ford’s mid-size cars in 1970 did not get the response they were hoping. Experts claim that maybe they spent more time in NASCAR promoting the 69 model thus neglecting the newer model. However, the ’70 and ’71 models clearly had better interior and power; packing an impressive 250-hp, 351-cubic-inch (5.8 Litre) V-8 Engine.

1969 Pontiac GTO and 1973-76 Pontiac Trans Am

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Featuring a colonnade style body, these mid-size cars were the last traditional mid-size GTO. Most of the builds packed a 230-hp, 400-cubic inch 6.6L V-8 with an optional 7.5L. However the squishy-nosed Grand Am became more popular, offering a sedan and coupe variation at a fair price.

1978 Pontiac Firebird Formula 400 WS6

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Late 70’s saw the influx of Trans Am prices though the less flashy Formula lagged behind. However, in 1978, the Formula introduced a 220-hp true Pontiac 400 6.6L V-8 model. Additionally, the WS6 handling package with four-wheel disc brakes and the stunning snowflake along wheels set it apart as a flashy yet affordable option.

10 thoughts on “Classic Muscle Car Enthusiast on A Budget; Here Are the Most Affordable Options for You!”

  1. To bad every car you just listed are some of the more expensive models out there for sale…

  2. and then there are those of us who are lucky. in 1983, my dad asked me if i wanted to do something with my mother’s 67 camaro since i was in the parts business. the rest is history; i still have it.

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1931 Ford Model A for sale $11,200 almost perfect survivor ...

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Why do people keep putting mopars down the best of the best

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Why didn't the guy drive it up there for him since the hauler could NOT and save a clutch and battery

Come on people send somebody that can drive a stick hard to watch

I would have but then that puts the liability on me I could’ve drove it up there in 30 seconds. We didn’t hire the car hauler. And I stated several times even to the dispatcher send me someone that can drive a clutch three on the tree. And of course they didn’t

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Early 60’s molars? DeSotos were wider, Dodge maybe

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60’s Corvair Monza

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