Muscle Cars vs. Import Cars

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Muscle Cars Vs. Import Cars For me and many others like myself, I am a fan of cars, both domestic and import. I’m a gear head that like’s to modify my cars and even race them. There are a lot of people out there that don’t like one or the other, well in this essay we will be going over a little bit of my opinion of the two, and see if we can come up with an idea of which is better between the two. We will go over some of the things you can do performance wise and a little about what it will do for your car and at the end you can decide which one you think is better, or if you think there isn’t much of a difference. You’re at a drag racing strip, the excitement in the air as the different types of vehicles revving up there engines, the sound of them screeching down the strip, hearing people shouting for their favorite cars to out perform their competitors. Then you see the next two cars getting ready to race each other. You notice the difference between them, which isn't hard, since one is an American muscle and the other is an import. The question that most car nuts want to know pops in your head, which car will perform the best? Definitions Import cars are relatively easy to define, but what constitutes a muscle car is a subject of much debate. Import cars are vehicles made by a foreign automaker overseas and imported to the United States for sale. The term "import" extends to vehicles made or assembled in the U.S. at an international brand's domestic factory. There are several characteristics that define most, if not all, muscle cars. They are generally larger than traditional sports cars, often based on mid-size or full-size models. They also have two doors, a V8 engine and use a rear-wheel drive layout. History The history of muscle cars extends back to the late-1940s, when American automakers first recognized the market for performance-oriented

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