1966 Muscle Cars

 
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1966 Barracuda
With a restyle right around the corner for the 1967 model year, little was changed on the Barracuda. The minor revisions inside and outside came from the fact that the Valiant, the car the Barracuda was based on, received...
 
 
1966 Charger
In a widely reprinted speech from 2004, Burt Bouwkamp, who was Chief Engineer for Dodge in the 1960s, recalls his first meetings with then-new Chrysler president Lynn Townsend that led to the development of the Charger. ...
 
 
1966 Chevelle
Chevrolet responded once again to the ever-growing popularity of mid-sized cars with large engines by issuing the SS 396 exclusively with a large block V-8. While the rest of the Chevelle models retained the same standard engine (194 cubic...
 
 
1966 Corvette
The first big block V8, a 396 CID version, was introduced to the Corvette in 1965, and that proved to be a foreshadowing of what was to come. That engine was only used for one year, and was replaced...
 
 
1966 El Camino
After Chevy introduced the second-generation of the El Camino in 1964, it had been a success, and sales numbers were growing steadily every year. The 1966 model year was no exception, and so it seemed that Chevy seemed content...
 
 
1966 GTO
The level of success achieved by the GTO in 1964 and 1965 was beyond imagination for GM and its rivals. 1966 had even better news for the Pontiac GTO. America’s hot favorite muscle car was now a full-fledged model...
 
 
1966 Impala
After the Impala sales high of 1965, which has yet to be topped by any car company, there was unfortunately nowhere for the car to go but down. And while sales of the Impala line as a whole remained...
 
 
1966 Mustang
With the help of the Mustangs, which were still selling as fast as they could be produced, 1966 saw Ford move into the number one spot for overall domestic market share ahead of Chevrolet. Ford produced 2,426,617 total units....
 
 
1966 Nova
The Nova had been introduced in 1962, though to put it more correctly, the name was introduced then as an upgraded trim line for the Chevy II, which was introduced that year. And since 1963, the Nova Super Sport...
 
 
1966 Olds 442
By 1966, it was clear that the muscle car craze was in America to stay – well, for a little while, at least. In fact, the future of the class was unclear even the previous year, when Car Life...
 
 
 
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