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6 full-size alternatives to muscle cars
There are plenty of cars from the ‘60s and ‘70s that offer beautiful designs and gutsy power plants that don’t neatly fall into the muscle car category. We’ve even offered up some more affordable, mid-size alternatives to the typical muscle car. This time, let’s delve into some of my favorite full-size cars from the era that, while heavier than their drag-strip hero counterparts, brought some big V-8 power to bear.
How about a 1973 Suburban with a factory 454 and 3.73 posi rear end? Ok, ok it's a 'SUV', but back in the late 70's I smoked the disco-era Vettes, Z28s and Trans Ams that the 'rich kids' were driving around in High School. Loved the look on their faces when I shot by them, making the $300, 6 point drag racing ticket I ended up getting worth it!