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his book follows the evolution of the fastest, most powerful, and exciting vehicles of the era, in both drag racing and NASCAR. From early Hudson Hornets, to the birth of the Hemi, to aluminum and fiber glass panel sedans, to lightweight special-order muscle cars ready to race from the factory. The book focuses on the cars that are the top performers of each year - the best of the best. It explains how cars performed on the race track, and how that influenced the cars sold to the public. You'll find out about racing performance in NHRA, NASCAR, Supers Stock, USAC, FX, SS/A, funny cars, and drag racing. You'll also learn about cars with the fastest engines year by year through the 1960s. Includes 457 color photos. This large, hardcover book is in new condition. Buy now for this sweeping history of the muscle car at its most muscular!


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Author: Charles Morris
Exact Title: "Detroit Muscle Factory Lightweights and Purpose-Built Muscle Cars"
Page Count: 192
Dimensions: 10.25 x 10.25 x 0.60

Model-Years Application

Find out about special race cars, such as factory lightweights like Catalina, Galaxie, Fairlane Thunderbolt, Dodge and Plymouth. You'll also learn about cars that were fast on the race track and on the street because of their engines, such as Hemis and COPOs.
1969 American Motors AMX
1963 Dodge 440
1965 Mercury Cyclone
1969 American Motors Rambler Hurst SC/Rambler
1965-1967 Dodge Coronet
1969 Mercury Cougar Boss 302
1962-1963 Chevrolet Bel Air
1960 Ford Starliner
1960-1963 Plymouth Fury
1962-1963 Chevrolet Biscayne
1961-1964 Ford Galaxie
1962-1967 Plymouth Belvedere
1962-1963 Chevrolet Impala
1962 Ford Galaxie 500
1963 Plymouth Savoy
1967-1969 Chevrolet Camaro
1963 Ford Ford 300
1968 Plymouth Barracuda
1970 Chevrolet Nova
1963 Ford Galaxie 500 XL
1960-1963 Pontiac Catalina
1962 Dodge Custom
1964 Ford Fairlane
1964 Pontiac GTO
1962 Dodge Lancer
1965-1970 Ford Mustang
1963 Studebaker Avanti
1962 Dodge Polara
1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429
1963 Studebaker Hawk
1962-1968 Dodge Dart
1965 Mercury Comet
1963 Studebaker Lark
1963 Dodge 330


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