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America’s 7 most iconic muscle cars including the legendary Charger, Mustang and Corvette

MUSCLE cars were icons of style and power in the ’60s and continue to capture the imagination of many American drivers.

Since classics and modern models are still very popular today, let’s dive in Americas most iconic muscle cars – and the celebrities who drive them.

Kendall Jenner's vintage 1957 Corvette sells for about $100,000 today

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Kendall Jenner’s vintage 1957 Corvette sells for about $100,000 today

Muscle cars are “American production two-door, rear-wheel-drive cars equipped with a big V8 engine, wide tires, flared fenders, and big hoods,” he shares fax.

Muscle cars were the dream of the ’60s, with their chic and stylish design coupled with a reasonable price.

Although muscle cars were produced for workers back then, they’re not as budget-friendly today.

The 962 Shelby Cobra CSX2000 sold for a whopping $13.75 million in 2016.

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Ford Mustang

The iconic ford The Mustang was launched in 1964, but it wasn’t really intended as a muscle car.

With rapid economic growth and baby boomers beginning their independence, Ford then decided to market the Mustang to meet the needs of those who want a cool yet affordable sports car.

The emblematic two-door started at $2,368 and Ford received 22,000 orders on the day of its launch, resulting in 1 million units sold after two years car expert.

Tom Cruise drives a Fastback Mustang while filming Vanilla Sky in New York City

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Tom Cruise drives a Fastback Mustang while filming Vanilla Sky in New York CityPhoto credit: Getty Images

Chevy Camaro

Coming a little later than the Mustang, the Camaro continues to be a firm favorite.

With numerous upgrades and special editions, the Camaro is known for its Z28 and SS models, per US News.

Camaros continue to be one of celebrity’s favorite muscle cars Sylvester Stallone, Lebron James, Jay Lenoand Matthew McConaughey everyone owns one.

Camaro includes “some unattractive materials, and some will call it claustrophobic, but its front seats are comfortable and supportive, and its well-equipped infotainment system is easy to use,” he reveals cars and drivers.

Dax Shepard and Michael Pena take a ride in a red Camaro in Los Angeles, California

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Dax Shepard and Michael Pena take a ride in a red Camaro in Los Angeles, CaliforniaPhoto credit: Splash News

Chevy Corvette

Another Chevy classic is the Corvette, which first appeared in the 1950s.

With its high-performance attributes, the Corvette remains “a 6.2-liter V8, albeit one with 490 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque,” reports cars and drivers.

“It puts out 495 horsepower with the dual-mode performance exhaust that’s part of the Z51 package. The Z51 option also adds an electronic limited-slip rear differential, more aggressive brakes and summer tires.”

Kendall Jenner's beautiful blue Corvette is one of the most iconic muscle cars out there

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Kendall Jenner’s beautiful blue Corvette is one of the most iconic muscle cars out therePhoto credit: Splash News

Buick GNX

The GNX was a collaboration between McLaren that only ran for one year.

Working with McLaren, Buick was able to “deliver 0-60 sprints in under five seconds en route to mid-13 second quarter mile times, making the GNX faster than supercars like the Ferrari Testarossa and embracing the doors.” blasted away from contemporaries like the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro,” reports street muscle.

The car made some headlines on the internet at the time Kourtney Kardashian she gifts fiance with the black GNX.

Kourtney Kardashian surprised her fiancé with a vintage Buick for his 46th birthday

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Kourtney Kardashian surprised her fiancé with a vintage Buick for his 46th birthdayPhoto credit: Instagram @kourtneykardash

Plymouth Roadrunner

Plymouth actually paid Warner Brothers to let them name their car Road Runner.

Since then, Plymouth’s sensational car has become a legend of the muscle car scene.

The Legendary Roadrunner can now range from $20,000 to $180,000 see-through autotrader.

Kevin Hart is the proud owner of his Salvaggio Design designed Plymouth Roadrunner

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Kevin Hart is the proud owner of his Salvaggio Design designed Plymouth RoadrunnerCredit: Instagram/Kevin Hart

Dodge Challenger

The challenger actually took a 25-year hiatus before making a comeback in 2008.

With its voluminous yet powerful design, “powered by a supercharged 6.2-liter high-performance Hemi SRT V8 engine, the Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock is the most powerful configuration of any production vehicle with a whopping 807 hp,” he shares Evade.

Ben Affleck drives his new Dodge Challenger SRT in Los Angeles, California

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Ben Affleck drives his new Dodge Challenger SRT in Los Angeles, CaliforniaPhoto credit: Splash News

Dodge Charger

Another Dodge product is the Charger, which also went on a nearly 20-year hiatus before returning in 2006.

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Dodge will also launch its first electric muscle car concept in 2022, per engine trend.

“These cars that you know today will be out of production by 2024,” said Dodge brand CEO Tim Kuniskis in 2021.

Brody Jenner drives a black Dodge Charger RT

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Brody Jenner drives a black Dodge Charger RTPhoto credit: Splash News

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