American Muscle Car Season 2
S02 E01May 30, 2006
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am May 30, 2006 Pontiac's pony car went racing in 1969, and lives on today as one of the America's favorite street muscle cars. The most famous of all Trans Ams was the one with the 455 Super Duty engine!
S02 E02May 30, 2006
1959-1963 Pontiac Super Duty May 30, 2006 In the early sixties these two words meant the most powerful engines of any American car. This all-out assault on the speedways of America made Pontiac GM's "We build excitement" car company.
S02 E03May 30, 2006
Blue Oval Thunder! - Ford Fairlane GT Talladegada May 30, 2006 Ford's 427 Fairlanes and Torino Talladegas had one purpose - to sweep the Hemi Mopars off the high-banked NASCAR track. And they did, too!
S02 E04May 30, 2006
The Snake! - 427 Cobra May 30, 2006 Imagine a car that would do zero to one hundred miles per hour...and back to zero...in under ten seconds. The Cobras had it all - acceleration, braking, handling - and they look fantastic, too. Stand by for the ride of your life.
S02 E05May 30, 2006
Sting Ray! - '63-'67 Corvette Sting Ray May 30, 2006 Completely restyled for 1963, Corvette launched into its greatest popularity. Get inside, fire it up, and discover the true heart-pounding excitement of America's one true sports car!
S02 E06May 30, 2006
Z/28! - Camaro Z28 May 30, 2006 There's this road race, see, this SCCA Trans Am series? And the Camaro is perfect for it. All they needed was a 500-horsepower 302 cubic-inch engine!
S02 E07May 30, 2006
Mopar's Winged Wonders - Dodge Daytona & Plymouth Superbird May 30, 2006 Built for the superspeedways, but available at your local Mopar showroom, the 1969 and '70 Dodge Daytona and the 1970 Plymouth Superbird were the essence of what the Musclecar was (and is) all about.
S02 E07May 30, 2006
Dodge Daytona & Plymouth Superbird May 30, 2006 Built for the superspeedways, but available at your local Mopar showroom, the 1969 and '70 Dodge Daytona and the 1970 Plymouth Superbird were the essence of what the Musclecar was (and is) all about.
Classic Muscle! - Mopar Super Stockers The 426 Max Wedge and Hemi Plymouths and Dodges blew away everyone in the NHRA Super Stock classes, and gave Chrysler Corporation a head start over Ford and Chevy in the Musclecar wars.
S02 E09May 30, 2006
AMX! - American Motors AMX May 30, 2006 One of the greatest supercars ever built, for the street or the track, and the first two-seat sports car built since the Corvette and the early T-Bird. Close to ten thousand of these lightning-fast cars stuffed a lot of wisecracks about Ramblers being slow and boring!
Sporty Cars! - T/A Challenger - AAR 'Cuda Chrysler Corporation turned their 340 'Cudas and Challengers into world-class road racers, and musclecar fans line up at Chrysler's showrooms for a chance to take them to the streets!
S02 E11May 30, 2006
Grand National! - Buick GNX May 30, 2006 Buick quietly re-entered the supercar wars in the late eighties with a turbocharged 3.8-liter V-6 engine in an all-black Regal. The car was so outrageously fast that it's now among the most collectible cars of all time.
S02 E12May 30, 2006
Classic Muscle! - '55 - '57 Chevrolet Bel Air May 30, 2006 Many people say this is where the musclecar era began. The '55 Chevy was Chevrolet's opening into the world of auto performance. These cars changed America's automotive landscape, and today they're still the most popular collector cars in the world.