Category: Muscle Cars


101 GM Muscle Car Performance Projects (Motorbooks Workshop)

Product Description: It’s nearly 40 years since the peak of the muscle car era, but the passion for building high performance into American cars of the 1960–1980s has not ebbed. No clan of muscle cars is more popular than those produced by General Motors, especially models such as the Camaro, Chevelle, GTO, Cutlass, Skylark, Tempest, Impala, Monte Carlo, and El Camino. They remain popular, in demand, and are …

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2010 Collector Car Price Guide

Product Description: Buy sell or trade vintage and used automobiles with confidence! The 2010 Collector Car Price Guide gives you over 250,000 values for 146 car and truck makers from 1899 to 2002. It\'s compact, comprehensive and uses the trusted Old Cars Weekly 1-6 vehicle rating scale to provide accurate, up-to-the minute values.

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2011 Collector Car Price Guide

Product Description: The most comprehensive book of its kind, with approximately 270,000 price listings for all models made by 109 car and truck builders between 1899 and 2003. The exclusive 1-to-6 condition grading system gives values for cars in every condition, from junkyard parts car to show winner. Established, comprehensive, easy-to-use price guide that appeals to any car enthusiast, at an attractive price. The …

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AMC Muscle Cars (Muscle Car Color History)

Product Description: Anybody who wanted to duke it out with the Big Three in the 1960s had to build credible muscle cars. American Motors did just that with models like the SC Rambler and the incredibly fast AMX. Some argue, however, that AMC's insistence on pouring resources into the muscle wars ultimately led to its downfall. Illustrated throughout with modern and archival photography, concept drawings, and cutaway …

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American Muscle Cars Volume 1

Product Description: Volume 2 from PowerBlockTV's award winning MuscleCar series, this 1 hour and 18 minute DVD is packed with history, production facts, specifications, power & torque stats, interviews and driving action on 23 different muscle cars that ruled the streets and tracks in the 60's and 70's.

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American Muscle Cars Volume 2

Product Description: Volume 2 from PowerBlockTV's award winning MuscleCar series, this 1 hour and 18 minute DVD is packed with history, production facts, specifications, power & torque stats, interviews and driving action on 23 different muscle cars that ruled the streets and tracks in the 60's and 70's.

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American Muscle Cars Volume 3

Product Description: Volume 3 from PowerBlockTV's award winning MuscleCar series, this 1 hour and 18 minute DVD is packed with history, production facts, specifications, power & torque stats, interviews and driving action on 23 different muscle cars that ruled the streets and tracks in the 60's and 70's.

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American Muscle Supercars: Ultimate Street Performance from Shelby, Baldwin-Motion, Mr. Norm and Other Legendary Tuners

Product Description: The American muscle car began, not in the factories of the Big Three automakers, but in the garages and dealerships of a Detroit subculture bent on making the hottest, highest-performance cars on the street.  American Muscle Supercars tells the story of these tuner/builders and the supercars they unleashed on the American scene. It all begins with Michigan’s Royal Pontiac dealership, and the …

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American MuscleCar: Pontiac Firebird Trans Am/Pontiac Super Duty Cars

Product Description: Pontiac Firebird Trans Am: TRANS AM – A bundle of Herb Adams engineering, a little help from Penske, and SCCA’s trademark name (which to this day, still costs Pontiac $5 a car for every one they make!). The most famous of all Trans Ams is not the one they raced... it was the T/A with the behemoth 455 Super Duty engine, which was about 150 cubic inches over the displacement limit for Trans Am …

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Automotive Bodywork & Rust Repair

Product Description: There comes a time when just about every car on the road will need some form of rust or body repair. Quite often, if the car is a daily driver for running errands, repairs are never made, and the car eventually ends up in junkyard heaven. For our beloved collector cars, hot rods, and muscle cars, dents, dings, and rust are not an option, and neither is the scrap heap. And for just about any …

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Buick Muscle Cars 1963-1973

Product Description: Amongst the wide range of Buick cars built in this period there were some muscle cars for the enthusiast. These were the cars that added glamour to the Buick name. From being front-runners in the late 1960s emissions controls and tightening safety regulations gradually emasculated these cars in the early 1970s. The oil crisis of 1973-4 finally killed off the muscle car genre altogether. This book …

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Car and Driver's American Road Warriors: Classic Muscle Cars

Product Description: From America's most popular automotive magazine, the editors at Car and Driver present a one of a kind look at classic American muscle cars. With engines made for speed and power and a body to match, these are some of the coolest cars ever made. This tour of the best of these classic cars contains original articles from the cars' first releases, detailed road test entries that review each car …

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Chrysler Muscle Cars (Enthusiast Color)

Product Description: Road Runner, Hemi 'Cuda, Challenger, Chrysler 300 - all of Chrysler's fabulous muscle cars are featured in full-color photos that capture the speed, power and performance of America's favorite street warriors. From the Belvederes, Super Bees, and Chargers in America's back yards to their famous supercharged namesakes on the drag strips, they're all here in clear color shots.

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Collector's Originality Guide Chevrolet Camaro 1970-1981

Product Description: In 1970, after three years of growth in the muscle car sector, Chevrolet introduced its revamped Camaro. And despite dire predictions of the imminent collapse of the pony car market, the Camaro only became more and more popular, finally outselling the Mustang in 1977 and ’78. Redesigned and reworked again and again to meet changing emission regulations, safety standards, and manufacturing …

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Dodge & Plymouth Muscle Car Red Book, 2nd Ed.

Product Description: The complete collectors reference to Mopar muscle cars just got even better with updated information covering the Dart and Demon as well as recent sensations like the Dodge Viper. This information-packed pocketbook also features production numbers, factory colours, options, specifications, serial numbers, and much more.

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Dodge Daytona & Chrysler Laser: The Definitive History 1984-1993

Product Description: This unique reference guide traces the history and development of the Dodge Daytona and Chrysler Laser performance coupes from their introduction in 1984 through their final vow in 1993. The cars' complete year-by-year progressions are recounted, from XE and Turbo Z, to XT and ES, all the way to Shelby and IROC R/T. Using turbocharged 4-cylinder engines, high performance 5-speed transmissions, …

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Firebird Trans Am (Muscle Car Color History)

Product Description: The Pontiac Firebird was originally overshadowed by the popular Chevrolet Camaro, but the Firebird developed a loyal following and a reputation for true high-performance to earn a high-profile spot in muscle car history. It also had a role in pop culture as Burt Reynolds drove a Trans Am in Smokey and the Bandit and young David Hasselhoff took direction from his talking Trans Am in Knight Rider. …

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Hemi Muscle (Gallery)

Product Description: In this value-priced celebration of Hemi muscle cars, author and photographer Robert Genat celebrates the word that has been synonymous with speed, power, and muscle. Named for its hemispherically shaped combustion chambers, Chrysler's iconic engine has powered some of the most powerful automobiles down America's highways, drag strips, and race tracks. This book on Hemi muscle cars profiles all …

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Hemi Muscle Cars

Product Description: Since the early years of the internal combustion engine, engineers recognized that the hemispherical head design, which utilized dome-shaped combustion chambers, generated phenomenal horsepower. During World War II, Chrysler developed this extremely powerful engine design for tanks and other military vehicles.  After the war the company applied this technology to a 330-cubic-inch V-8 destined …

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Hemi Muscle Cars (Enthusiast Color)

Product Description: Chrysler's Hemi-powered muscle cars were quite arguably the most coveted and outrageous vehicles ever unleashed on American streets. During the height of the muscle car era, firebreathing Hemi V-8 engines set performance standards that all other manufacturers deperately attempted, but miserably failed, to attain. Featuring a gallery of all-new color photography by veteran MBI author Robert Genat, …

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Hemi: The Ultimate American V-8

Product Description: Muscle car mania abounds in this fabulous coffee table collection! Take this high-octane tour through the design, development and research involved in producing the greatest V-8 in Detroit history. Firebreathing Mopars race to life in Robert Genats stunning color photographs. From the 1951 Chrysler Saratoga to the muscle cars of 1971, up through the new-for-2003 engine, the Hemis greatest …

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How to Build Max-performance Mopar Big Blocks (S-A Design)

Product Description: Starting in the early 1960s, Mopar Wedge engines powered a wide range of Chrysler muscle cars, such as the Dodge Charger, Daytona Charger, Super Bee, Challenger, as well as Plymouth Barracuda, Superbird, Road Runner, GTX, and others. Many times these high-powered muscle cars were pursued by equally high-powered Dodge and Plymouth police cars that were also packing Mopar big-block power under the …

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How to Keep Your Muscle Car Alive (Motorbooks Workshop)

Product Description: Muscle cars were made to be driven, not entombed in a museum or show garage. The trouble is, classic muscle cars--those built between 1964 and 1974--are nearly half a century old and need a bit more maintenance and care than last year’s model.  That’s where this book comes in.  Drawing on decades of experience, Harvey White lays out the steps for keeping a muscle car alive, day after day,  …

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How to Swap GM LS-Series Engines into Almost Anything (S-A Design)

Product Description: In 1997, the LS1-powered Corvette hit the streets. At the time, the new LS1 garnered much fanfare, but in reality, its release marked a seismic advance in V-8 engine technology that ushered in a new era of performance. The LS1, featuring ground-breaking architecture, was the first of the third generation of LS engines, which delivered towering performance and efficiency from its compact design. …

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Legendary Muscle Cars

Product Description: Recapture the golden days of the Age of Horsepower with this fully-loaded six-volume set, now available in sleeker, more stylish space-saving packaging. From the 1950s through the early `70s, nothing satisfied America's love of speed, style and tire-burning fun more than Big Block V-8 Muscle Cars. Host Dennis Gage travels the country to discover truly awesome cars, visit cool car shows, and meet …

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Million-Dollar Muscle Cars: The Rarest and Most Collectible Cars of the Performance Era

Product Description: About the book: In the 1960s and 1970s American automakers produced millions of muscle cars: high-performance cars more adept at competition than transportation. The baby boom generation snapped up these cars and proceeded to use them as intended, drag and street racing the cars until there was nothing left of them. No longer minimum-wage high schoolers, today’s boomers enjoy more disposable …

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Mopar Muscle: Fifty Years

Product Description: Now in paperback, this book covers Chrysler's incredible series of muscle cars. In 1955 Chrysler introduced the first of its famed 300 "letter series" cars. The company designed a stylish, sporty car, stuffed in one of its potent Hemi engines, and gave birth to the American muscle car. The C-300's combination of style and performance put the Mopar brand ahead of its competitors in the postwar …

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Mopar: The Performance Years

Product Description: From the early 1960s through the mid-1970s, Dodge and Plymouth supercars and ponycars defined "ultimate performance" on the street, drag strips, and NASCAR's high-speed tracks. Mopar: The Performance Years provides detailed specs, driving impressions, technical data, and fantastic period photos of the Chrysler Corporation's greatest muscle cars. The books were published originally as …

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Motor City Muscle: High-Powered History of the American Muscle Car

Product Description: The high-performance tale of what was undoubtedly the fastest, loosest era in automotive history. Specially commissioned photos plus dozens of archival "behind the scenes" shots offer an inside look at the technical development of each of Detroit's greatest muscle cars. Packed with posters, ads and memorabilia that capture the flavor of raw horsepower.

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Muscle Car Milestones

Product Description: Colorful package distills the essence of the 27 most influential muscle cars from the 1960s and 70s.

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Muscle Cars (First Gear)

Product Description: The 1960s and early 1970s were the age of raw American automotive power. Whether it was a classic Hemi ‘Cuda, Pontiac GTO, Charger, or Boss Mustang, big engines were king at local drag strips and cruises. Muscle Cars explores this era and the current models with a broad survey of classic muscle and today’s new machines. Each chapter is organized around a theme (milestones, factory …

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Muscle Cars Field Guide: American Supercars 1960-2000 (Warman's Field Guides)

Product Description: Muscle car enthusiasts can take this fact-filled reference with them anywhere! Featuring more than 300 American muscle cars produced during the last 40 years, this is the ultimate guide for high-performance enthusiasts. This full-color reference features more than four decades of the most powerful American cars ever produced. Listings include a historical background, original factory …

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Muscle: America's Legendary Performance Cars

Product Description: In the 1960s three incendiary ingredients--V-8 engine technology, a culture consumed by the need for speed, and 75 million baby boomers entering the auto market--exploded in the form of the factory muscle car. The resulting vehicles, brutal machines unlike any the world had seen before or will likely ever see again, defined the sex-drugs-and-rock-and-roll generation. A chronicle of this …

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My Classic Car: Legendary Muscle Cars

Product Description: Recapture the golden days of the Age of Horsepower with this fully-loaded six-volume set. Host Dennis Gage travels the country to discover truly awesome cars, visit cool car shows, and meet great car people in original segments from Speed Channel's top-rated series, My Classic Car. More than 70 hot (and way cool!) muscle cars are featured. Volumes include: Chevy Muscle Cars, Mopar Muscle Cars, …

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Plymouth 1964-1971: Muscle Portfolio

Product Description: This story of Plymouth's muscle cars told through road tests and contemporary articles. Fully reported on are the Barracuda with the formidable Formula S package plus the Belvedere Satellite, GTX and Road Runner. Also covered are the Duster and Sport Fury and the legendary V8 Hemi and Magnum Power plants. Included are full specifications and performance data.

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Shelby Mustang (Muscle Car Color History)

Product Description: A sensational history of the mighty Shelby Mustangs, from the raw 65s to the muscular 70s. All the inside details of development, production and special features - plus over 70 color shots of the best Shelby Mustangs around. Street and strip, stock and high-performance, the Hertz cars, and more. The complete history of the Shelby Mustangs by the editor of Mustang Monthly.

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Standard Catalog of American Muscle Cars 1960-1972 (Gunner's Guide)

Product Description: "Hot Rod and Car and Driver magazines -- combined circulation of 2 million - tout today's muscle car revolution Vintage muscle cars in mint condition fetch record-setting prices ($300,000+) at major auctions Written by the ""everyman voice"" for car buffs - expert automotive author John Gunnell Short of a personal showroom with every model of muscle car ever built, this is a true …

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Standard Guide to American Muscle Cars: A Supercar Source Book 1952-2005

Product Description: The world's most popular book on the mighty American cars of the 1960s and 70s is back and better than ever. Updated with more specs, more information and more color than ever before. This edition showcases more than 300 of Detroit's tire-twisting cars from Ford, Chevy, Dodge, AMC, Pontiac, Oldsmobile and more. Listings include a historical background, original factory specifications, …

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The Chrysler 300 Anthology

Product Description: This photographic encyclopedia of the legendary Chrysler 300 muscle cars contains hundreds of photos, graphics, TV Commercials, videos and much more. The tour starts with the first 300 optioned C car of 1955 continuing through the last of the 'letter car' breed in 1965 and then introduces the re-birth of the 'M' series in 1999 followed by the sensational 2004 rear-wheel drive V-8 300 C. Browse …

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The Complete Book of Classic GM Muscle (Complete Book Series)

Product Description: General Motors has produced some of the greatest muscle cars of all time, from the Pontiac GTO to the Chevrolet Camaro. This lavishly illustrated work documents every muscle car to emerge from Detroit wearing a Chevrolet, Pontiac, Buick, or Oldsmobile badge. The Complete Book of Classic GM Muscle covers over 40 years of high performance with an in-depth look at prototypes and experimental …

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The Complete Book of Dodge and Plymouth Muscle (Complete Book Series)

Product Description: Dodge and Plymouth have produced some of the most iconic muscle cars ever built in America.  This lavishly illustrated work conducts readers through the fifty-plus-year history of Mopar performance, from the first Hemi V-8 offered to the public in 1951 through today's fire-breathing, world-beating Chargers, Challengers, and Vipers.  The Complete Book of Dodge and Plymouth Muscle offers an …

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The Essential Muscle Car

Product Description: Essential Muscle Cars pays tribute to the legend and is lavishly illustrated with large format, full-color photographs of all the major models, along with a comprehensive technical specification of each. It is the perfect reference book for everyone interested in America's most interesting performance cars.

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The Mopar Six-Pack Engine Handbook HP1528: How to Rebuild and Modify the 440 6-Barrel and 340 6-Barrel or Convert Your LA Small-Block (318-360 c.i.), Mopar Big Block (383-440 c.i.) or Magnum (5

Product Description: A step-by-step guide to rebuilding, restoring, and modifying the famous Mopar “Six-Pack” engines that appeared in all of Chrysler’s muscle cars from 1969 through 1971, as well as the late- model small-blocks and crate performance motors currently offered by Chrysler.

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