Extreme Muscle Cars

Extreme Muscle Cars

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*Features the most mysterious and radical sector of muscle cars ever created*Explores the intense popularity of muscle cars - - many of the top 125 sales at Barrett-Jackson national auto auctions involve muscle cars This book redefines extreme with old-school super stock finesse and pure horsepower. Extreme Muscle Cars gives collectors, gearheads, and novice car enthusiasts a rare look at the fastest and most insane thoroughbred cars to come out of Detroit. Technical specifications including horsepower and torque, and production numbers allow readers to look under the hood of these radical super stock machines. Chapter, after exciting chapter features: *Legends of the drag strip including Ford Fairlane Thunderbolts, Mopar Max Wedge and Hemi cars*Masters of the stop light grand prix such as 454 Chevelles, 429 Boss Mustang and Shelby GT-500 Mustang*More than 200 stunning detailed photos that virtually put readers behind the wheel of many never-before-seen muscle carsIn August of 1961, Chevrolet introduced a retooled drag package with dual four- barrel carbs, heads with bigger ports, large 2.19-inch ... The Chevy Impala SS was the model of choice for the introduction of the potent new 409. ... On the competition trail, things kept getting better with NHRA suddenly allowing use of the so-called a€œ409 Service ... MacKenzie won the 2003 NMCA championship with the car.

Title:Extreme Muscle Cars
Author:Bill Holder, Phil Kunz, Dick Brannan
Publisher:Krause Publications - 2006-04-15


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