2017 Camaro ZL1
The Octane Lounge Dec 28, 2015


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The first wave of muscle cars in the late 1960s and 1970s was the casualty of high insurance rates and expensive gas, which at first neutered horsepower and then pretty much killed it all together. The muscle cars never came back, but the pony cars, the Mustang, Camaro and Challenger, squeaked by to became the new muscle cars of today. Dodge dealers are merrily selling every 707-horsepower Hellcat Challenger and Charger they can get their hands on and Ford dealers are doing likewise with the new Shelby GT350.

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