muscle car

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Etymology[edit]

From muscle +‎ car.

Noun[edit]

muscle car (plural muscle cars)

  1. Any of a variety of high-performance automobiles, especially American 2-door rear wheel drive mid-size cars of the late 1960s and early 1970s equipped with large, powerful V8 engines.
    • 2011, Kat Martin, A Song for My Mother, Vanguard Press, ISBN 9781593156565, page 200:
      In his senior year, he had run across an old '66 Chevy Super Sport headed for the junkyard, bought it for a song, and overhauled it with his dad's help, turning it into the big red muscle car it was back in its day.

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