muscle car

\ -ˌkär How to pronounce muscle car (audio) \

Definition of muscle car

: any of a group of American-made 2-door sports coupes with powerful engines designed for high-performance driving

Examples of muscle car in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Car and Driver has upgraded family haulers since the ‘60s, when the staff gamed the order sheet on a Plymouth Fury wagon with a muscle car’s 383 V-8. Elana Scherr, Car and Driver, 11 Mar. 2022 Stellantis has plans for an electric Ram 1500 pickup and Dodge muscle car. Jamie L. Lareau, Detroit Free Press, 31 Mar. 2022 The vessel has a sleek and sporty silhouette akin to America’s beloved muscle car. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 8 Mar. 2022 The Rocket 88 has been called the first overhead valve V-8 muscle car. WSJ, 12 Feb. 2022 Beginning with the Mustang I, a two-seater that prioritized style over substance, the car eventually morphed into its 1966 identity: often a red convertible with all the flair of the popular muscle car ideal. al, 11 Mar. 2022 Dodge is preparing an electric muscle car for 2024, and a concept will be revealed next year. Connor Hoffman, Car and Driver, 22 Nov. 2021 There is a silver lining, though: this recent crop of sports cars will at least satiate the desires and wants of performance die-hards and muscle car fans. Morgan Korn, ABC News, 13 Feb. 2022 It's even got an electric Dodge muscle car in the works. Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press, 6 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of muscle car

1966, in the meaning defined above

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8 May 2022

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“Muscle car.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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