The Fastest Muscle Cars Of The 1960s

With up to 400 horsepower, the Pontiac GTO kickstarted the muscle car era and became an American icon.

Pontiac GTO

Carroll Shelby transformed the Mustang into a true muscle car with the 428 Cobra Jet powered GT500. 

Shelby Mustang GT500

Chevrolet struck the right muscle car formula with the horsepower-stuffed Chevelle SS models.

Chevelle SS

Olds 442 combined speed and luxury with available big block V8s pushing out up to 400 horsepower.

Oldsmobile 442

The iconic Dodge Charger R/T defined the ultimate muscle car with Coronet-derived styling and street-dominating Hemi power.

Dodge Charger R/T  

Buick offered serious performance in its Skylark GS with options like the 300 horsepower 400 V8.

Buick Skylark GS

The Cyclone GT and Spoiler packed up to 335 horsepower to give Mercury its slice of muscle car glory.

Mercury Cyclone  

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