Maybe you think that the most modern cars are always the fastest. Big mistake. Or at least, it is not a rule that is always followed. Do you want proof? Well, in this article we are going to reveal 10 muscle cars de los 60 which are faster than many current sports vehicles. Be careful, because we are talking about cars with approximately 60 years of life. Almost nothing.
Chevy Biscayne 427
Chevrolet has always been a lot of muscle cars from the 60s … and also from other times. This 1966 Biscayne has a 7.0-liter V8 and 425 hp with which it accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.7 seconds, ventilating the quarter mile in just 14 seconds.
Buick GS 455 Stage 1
6.5 seconds is what it takes this Buick GS 455 Stage 1 to reach 100 km / h from a standstill, and 13.8 seconds is what it takes to go the quarter mile. One of the fastest American cars of the 60s thanks to its 7.5-liter V8 engine.
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Pontiac Catalina 421
Perhaps the Catalina 421 does not have the luckiest name on the market when it comes to presence as a fast car. However, this Pontiac mounts a 6.9-liter V8 block with which it travels the quarter mile in 13.9 seconds and accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.4 seconds.
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
Chevrolet has always known how to make fast cars, and it has extensive experience in this regard. This is demonstrated by the 1969 Camaro ZL1, which reaches 100 km / h in 5.3 seconds and has a quarter mile in 13.2 thanks to its 7.0 V8 with 430 hp.
Dodge Dart 440
Dodge is another that usually registers heart attack accelerations with its cars. This Dart 440 from the year 1968 is accompanied by a 7.2 V8 with 375 HP of power. The result? Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in exactly 5 seconds and a quarter mile in just 13.3 seconds.
Mercury Comet 427
Mercury is a little known brand in the old continent, but it also has experience with the fastest 60’s muscle cars. This Comet has a 7.0-liter V8 engine and 425 hp with which it accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 6 seconds and completes the quarter mile in 14.3.
Plymouth Belvedere Hemi
The Plymouth Belvedere Hemi is another one that dances, and in its 1966 version it reaches 100 km / h starting from 0 in 5.3 seconds, doing the same with the quarter mile in 13.8 seconds. In fact, its block 7.0 V8 develops 425 hp of power.
Ford Galaxy 406
You might be familiar with the name Galaxy for a Ford. But this is the Galaxie, and it is not exactly a minivan, but a muscle car that can reach 100 km / h in 6.5 seconds and travel a quarter mile in 15.4 thanks to its 405 hp extracted from a V8 engine 6.7 liters.
Dodge Dart 413
Again a Dodge Dart on this list. In this case, one from 1962 that can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.8 seconds and take a quarter of a mile out of the way in 14.4 seconds. And it is not for less, with its 6.8-liter V8 engine, which delivers 410 hp of power.
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Plymouth Savoy 426
The Plymouth Savoy 426 dating from 1963 also has a 7.0 eight-cylinder engine in V arrangement. However, in this case it develops 415 hp of power to record 13.7 seconds in the quarter mile and 6.5 seconds. to get up to 100 km / h from a standstill.