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10 Muscle Cars That Are Incredibly Good Than Japanese Sports Cars

Overview

The term Muscle car came to use in 1966 when an American-made two-door sports car with a powerful engine designed for high-performance driving. Even before that General Motors introduced the first muscle car in 1949 the Oldsmobile 88, This vehicle came with a 303-cubic-inch Rocket V8 engine. Later Chrysler installed a 5.4 L Chrysler Hemi engine in the Chrysler Saratoga in 1951 and the competition among the American automakers began to produce better muscle cars. As a result, a peak muscle car era began in 1964 and continued till 1970. And now there are many muscle cars that are excellent to drive with high-powered engines and exceptional handling. Here is a list of 10 Muscle cars that are incredibly good than many Japanese sports cars. Source (hotcars.com)

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1. Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R

Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R
Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R (Via : caranddriver.com)

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R comes with a 5.2L DOHC 32-valve V-8 engine that can produce a power output of 526 hp at 7500 rpm and a torque of 429 lb-ft at 4750 rpm. Coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission the power is sent to the rear wheels. The vehicle can accelerate from 0-60mph in 3.8 sec and has a top speed of 173 mph.

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2. Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE (Via : topgear.com)

This vehicle equips a 6.2L supercharged V8 engine that is capable of producing a power output of 650 hp and 650lb-ft of torque. The top speed of this vehicle is 198 mph. This car comes with either a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission and can accelerate from 0-60mph in just 3.4 seconds.

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3. Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Jailbreak 

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Jailbreak
Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Jailbreak (Via : dodge.com)

This sedan gets a 6.2-liter V-8 that gives a power output of 807 horsepower which is insanely powerful in that price range. This vehicle can accelerate from 0-60mph in 3.5 seconds and can achieve a top speed of 203 mph. This will be a great purchase for a family that likes performance cars.

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4. Shelby Mustang GT500 Super Snake Speedster

Shelby Mustang GT500 Super Snake Speedster
Shelby Mustang GT500 Super Snake Speedster (Via : motorauthority.com)

Based on the Mustang GT the super snake speedster gets a 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 engine that can deliver a power output of 825hp. The vehicle offers a standard automatic transmission and also an optional manual transmission. And this vehicle takes 3.5 sec to accelerate from 0-60mph.

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5. Dodge Viper ACR

Dodge Viper ACR
Dodge Viper ACR (Via : caranddriver.com)

The 2017 Dodge Viper ACR comes with a massive 8.4-liter pushrod 20-valve V10 engine that is capable of making a power output of 645 hp at 6200 rpm and a torque of 600 lb-ft at 5000 rpm. Coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission this vehicle can accelerate from 0-60mph in just 3.3 sec and can cover a 1/4 mile distance in 11.5 sec at 126 mph. The top speed of this vehicle is 206mph.

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6. Equus Bass 770

Equus Bass 770 Muscle
The Equus Bass 770 (Via : equusautomotive.com)

Equus automotive started this luxury muscle car’s production in 2013. The vehicle has a 6.2 L LS9 supercharged V8 that can make a power output of 640 hp and torque of 605 lb-ft. The engine is mated to a 6-speed rear-mounted dual-clutch transmission. This rear-wheel drive car can accelerate from 0–60 mph in 3.4 seconds and can reach a top speed of 200 mph.

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7. Ford Mustang GT500

Muscle
Ford Mustang GT500 (Via : evoindia.com)

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 comes with a 5.2L supercharged and intercooled DOHC 32-valve V-8 engine that can produce a power of 760 hp at 7300 rpm and 625 lb-ft of torque at 5000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that transfers the power to the rear wheels. This two-door coupe can accelerate from 0-60mph in 3.3 seconds and has a top speed of 180 mph.

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8. Hennessey Performance Camaro ZL1 HPE850

Hennessey Performance Camaro ZL1 HPE850 Muscle
Hennessey Performance Camaro ZL1 HPE850 (Via : lsxmagazine.com)

This vehicle comes with a V8 engine that can produce 850 horsepower and 860 lb-ft of torque. This vehicle can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 2.7 seconds and can cover a 1/4 mile distance in 10.4-seconds at a speed of 135 mph.

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9. Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Muscle
Dodge Challenger SRT Demon (Via : usatoday.com)

This vehicle is packed with a  6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V8 engine making power of 808-hp and 840hp with the 100-plus-octane race fuel and an additional package. With the package equipped, the vehicle can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 2.3 seconds and can cover a 1/4 mile distance in 9.65seconds.

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10. Hennessey Performance Camaro Exorcist

Hennessey Performance Camaro Exorcist Muscle
Hennessey Performance Camaro Exorcist (Via : motorauthority.com)

The Hennessey Performance Camaro Exorcist is a special edition vehicle that is based on the Camaro ZL1. This vehicle gets a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine that is capable of making a power of 1,000hp and 883lb-ft of torque. It can accelerate from 0-60mph in an eye-blurring 2.1 seconds and achieve a top speed of 217mph. And there are only 30 units made of this limited special edition.

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