BangShift Question of The Day: What’s Your Aspirational Muscle Car?


BangShift Question of The Day: What’s Your Aspirational Muscle Car?

Everyone’s got their dream car, cars, trucks, and other equipment. That’s all well and good but we’re guessing that almost every BangShifter has an aspirational muscle car. Something from that lionized era that started in the early 1960s and closed in the early 1970s. Ten years of awesome marketing, horsepower, and neat styling. While the vast majority of today’s performance cars would completely destroy stock muscle cars in any sort of competition, they cannot hold a candle to them in terms of their aura of coolness. Today’s question is one about those cool STOCK muscle cars of yesteryear. We want to know what your aspirational muscle car is.

For me it is an early 1970s Pontiac Firebird Super Duty. We all know the story of these big horsepower, limited edition cars that were the last gasps of true performance during the muscle car era. They are worth big money these days and I think that they are boss. The story of the factory engineers who toiled on the project and the story of the cars themselves beating up on the competition may be even cooler than the cars themselves.

So there’s my answer. What’s your aspirational muscle car?

BangShift Question of The Day: What’s Your Aspirational Muscle Car?


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23 thoughts on “BangShift Question of The Day: What’s Your Aspirational Muscle Car?

  1. Jeepster

    good try fellas, but

    1972 Kawasaki H2 ( widowmaker )

    it will dust anything listed above 0 to 125
    and back to stop ….. I win

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  2. old guy

    ’70 Hemi Charger the blew by me @ 140 + in Indiana summer of ’71
    was driving a Spitfire @ about 75 ..heard it comin’ , saw the tail lights disappear

    Reply
  3. Bill Greenwood

    I’d have to say it would be a 1969 Hemi Charger RT/SE. Make it a stick, in dark forest green metalic, with a tan interior and a black vinyl roof. Give it power windows and power seats, and 15″ Magnum wheels.

    Reply
  4. BRAKTRCR

    66 Chevelle ragtop. Small block 327, 4 speed. Solid lifters, headers, …. Aztec Bronze, tan too. Sold it in 72, have wanted it back since 73

    Reply

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