June 9, 2018 Carfix Compare
The muscle cars of 1970 and 1971 are said to be the best ever from the era of Detroit high-performance. Here we have enlisted the Top 10 Muscle Cars from the 1970s.
- 1970 Plymouth Hemi ’Cuda
Besides sibling Challenger, this 2 inch smaller wheelbase car Hemi Barracuda has been the top muscle car that wandered across the roads. In addition to this, Plymouth Barracudas were also available along with strong and powerful big-block V8s in 426, 383 and 440 Hemi’ Cuda configurations.
- 1970 Buick GSX
If there can be a sleeper from the class of 1970’s muscle cars, it would be the Buick GSX 1970 definitely. Only 678 cars were manufactured just as GSX option introduced an engine of 455-inch Stage I Buick V8 which supplied publicized 360 horses.
- 1970 Chevelle SS454
This has been one of the favorites in 1965. Now, one of the most appealing and impressive of the Chevelle SS models is the 1970 SS 454, that features Chevy’s new stroke of 4 inch big block that is under the cover. With about more than 50 cubic inches for working with, an LS6 454 with 450 horses combined with the 360 horse 454 LS5, just for happy and old clients to select from.
- 1970 GTO Judge
1970 Pontiac’s Judge was initially conceived as an uncovered GTO model with more controlling and strong engine i.e. 455-inch. Ram Air III, top line 370 horse, Ram Air HO and Ram Air IV were then introduced. In 1970, the Judge offered an Orbit Orange which was of orange-yellow color and only 3,797 Judges were supplied that year.
- 1970 Camaro Z/28 or SS
With all the innovative and latest design, the 2nd generation Camaro might still pack serious knock with a 396 big block under the cover with about 375 horses or Z28 350-inch small block having 360 horses.
- 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W-30
The Oldsmobile 442 in the style of 1970 could be the best looking and one of the most attractive muscle cars of that era. The W30 model was presented along ram air, and a 370-horse engine with some good Hurst shifters on ordering the four-speed.
- 1970 Challenger R/T 440 Six-Pack
The 1970 Challenger R/T 440 had an amazing greater body and much longer wheelbase as compared to the Plymouth Barracuda. Moreover, the R/T models started off with 383 Firearm V-8 through 440 wedges and lastly 426 Hemi.
- 1970 Plymouth Road Runner
I loved the overall looks of 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner because of V8 engine selections of 440,426,383 or 426 Hemi. Prominent is Roadrunner Superbird 1970, which has been built specifically for NASCAR racing on the speeding tracks and speedways.