Muscle cars

Muscle Cars

They are tough. They are male. They are high-performance. Those words frequently are evoked when one speaks of the classic muscle car. These automobiles are considered some of the finest examples of the time when Yankee automobile production had reached its zenith. The classic muscle vehicle, with its trim design, convertible top down and surprising suitability for drag racing, has achieved a fame that has earned it a place as one of the signature vehicle design movements of modern vehicle history.
The classic muscle car design is one that does not emphasize power over appearance. Instead, the design embraces both the power of the machine and the aesthetics of the design. These cars have larger engines than traditional autos, are bigger than the average sports auto, and have a toughness of frame that other sorts of cars do not have. The typical definition of what a muscle car is has a tendency to exclude any cars made outside Australia and the US, and even then, only cars made in the years between 1964 to 1973. Among some of the more popular models are the Dodge Charger, the Chevrolet El Camino, and the Plymouth Road Runner.
These machines loved the peak of their popularity in the car market almost immediately after being introduced. They cashed in on the expansion of the racing trend among the youth market, which was only an emergent market vis spending power at the time. Benefiting from that trend, the manufacturing corporations began to design tougher vehicles that appealed to the sense of aesthetics the youth market had and mixed it with technical and performance statistical data that made them suited for street racing. While, initially, the execution of the new designs and technical upgrades nearly doubled the expenses of the auto, many firms ultimately developed “budget muscle” models that compromised some of the performance and design aspects in favor of reducing costs. In time, both the classic muscle car and budget muscle vehicle designs were accepted into the market and began to drive their way into the Yankee driver’s psyche.
Sadly , politicians caught on to the trend and effectively killed the classic muscle car by indicating the basic risks of such powerful engines in cars being focused to the youth. Some opponents indicated the proven fact that the muscle vehicles didn’t have the same braking and turning capacity as other autos and said that it was a major safety risk. Insurance firms also increased their rates and charges on all high-powered models of vehicles, effectively making any prospective buyers turn away because the muscle cars were out of their budget. For the most part, the models were retired, though some were reinvented as top end cars instead. Environmental concerns also began to wear away at the power of the muscle car time as control over engine emissions was placed before power and performance as the concern for engine design. Muscle Cars
However, there were some attempts at reviving the original classic muscle automobile. The Mercury Marauder, the Ford Crown Victoria, and even the Pontiac GTO are considered models intended to recapture the magic of the classic muscle automobile years. While they haven’t yet come back with the same force they once had when they originally appeared, reports show there is still a market for them. Despite sharing the same attacks over ecological concerns the modern SUVs are getting, makers are still manufacturing limited quantities of the modern muscle cars.

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