There was a time when muscle cars ruled the road. During the late `60s and early `70s, car manufacturers scurried to create the ideal muscle car. But the lack of safety features in most muscle vehicles caused manufacturers to halt production of the high-performance vehicles. However there are several 2007 models that carry on the proud tradition. –adam shaw
2007 Chrysler 300
The Chrysler 300 has car enthusiasts salivating over its remarkable features. Equipped with a Hemi V8 that produces 425-hp, and 420 lb-feet of torque, the Chrysler 300 is one of the most powerful automobiles on the road today. The vehicle moves from 0 to 60 in 5.3 seconds and has a fuel efficiency rating of 25 mpg.
|Base price: $24,000|
2007 Cadillac CTS-V
Although the Cadillac CTS-V is marketed as a luxury sedan, it has the power to give any muscle car of its era a run for the money. The CTS is equipped with a 400-hp V8 engine that produces 395 feet of torque. It comfortably glides from 0 to 60 in 6.9 seconds.
|Base price: $30,000|
2007 BMW M5
The BMW M5 should be tested for performance-enhancing drugs. Its 5.0-liter, V10 engine produces 500-hp and 383 feet of torque which leaves competitors in the dust. Consumers looking for speed will relish its capabilities to accelerate from 0 to 60 in 4.8 seconds. But the most impressive feature is the Sequential Manual Gearbox that has 11 shift programs and allows the vehicle to hold its own during drag races.
|Base price: $75,900|