The 1970s' Sweetest Rides

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Super Sport

The 1970 Chevy Chevelle SS revolutionized muscle cars. The Chevelle, dubbed "The King of the Streets," sported Chevy's LS6 454 cubic inch engine, which produced 450 horsepower and 500 foot-pounds of torque.

1971 Chevrolet Camaro

The 1971 Chevy Camaro introduced high-back seats and shortened the trunk lid insignia to "Camaro." The Camaro came in Rally Sport, Super Sport, Z28, and coupe models.

1971 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda Convertible

Only 12 1971 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda Convertibles were produced, with five going overseas. The large, low-slung automobile was designed on a new E-body chassis.

1973 De Tomaso Pantera

The 1973 De Tomaso Pantera was an Italian-American supercar with a Ford V-8 and manual transmission. The automobile represented race car basics in numerous touring classifications.

1971 Chevrolet Vega

The 1971 Chevy Vega, a four-cylinder subcompact, replaced the Corvair with four two-door models: panel express truck, sedan, Kammback station wagon, and hatchback coupe. The first Chevy with conventional front wheel disc brakes. 

1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

Oldsmobile's top intermediate was the Cutlass Supreme. 1972 models were sedans or coupes. The 350 V-8-powered automobile offered cloth or vinyl interiors. 

1972 Chevrolet Nova

The 1972 Chevy Nova was a coupe or sedan with numerous engine options. This model sold approximately 350,000 Novas in its greatest year. 140,000 V-6s were sold. The automobile boasted a soft, foldable Skyroof in six colors.

1970 Dodge Challenger

Even though the 1970 Dodge Challenger wasn't popular, it's now a collector's car. The Challenger's chiseled shape was striking, but it wasn't just for appearances. The Hemi V-8-powered 1970 Challenger was powerful. 

1978 Ford Mustang Mach 1

Ford Mustang Mach 1's final year. The Mustang had a brushed aluminum dashboard panel, styled wheels with raised white lettered tires, and a full instruments set. Its two-barrel six-cylinder engine produced 104 horsepower.

1973 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

The 1973 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am had a Super Duty 455 engine and a second-generation body. Its reinforced cylinder block and four-bolt main bearing caps were novel. 

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