In a world of $70,000 Chevrolet Camaros that slice through road courses, we think it’s a good time to reflect what was so great about the muscle car segment. None of us on staff were around for the sixties, or seventies, but those who were won’t cease bringing up the enchanting scenario of driving off the lot with 350 cubic inches under the hood for a couple grand. And then street racing it on Woodward Avenue. Today, people are still doing the same thing. Although using a road-course-intent Camaro that costs more than a Corvette Grand Sport to run light-to-lights seems rather misappropriated. While true that the Camaro has been officially involved in SCCA/Trans-Am road racing since its first generation, it’s also true that the relative performance:dollar ratio was more affordable.
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