The Gran Sport name has been used on several high-performance cars built by Buick since 1965. In the GM brands hierarchy, Buick was surpassed in luxury and comfort appointments only by Cadillac, which did not produce performance models.As a result, the Buick GS series were the most opulently equipped GM sport models of their era.
The Boss 302 is reproduced as a model and toy, with diecast models including Hot Wheels, Matchbox, and Ertl's "American Muscle", and many others. It is recognizable by the "hockey stick" side stripe, rear louvers and chin spoiler (although those features can also signify a Boss 429 Mustang).
Today’s Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is named for the legendary 1969 Camaro ZL1, and for good reason. With fewer than 70 ever built, the ’69 ZL1 not only had the most powerful Chevrolet engine offered to the public for decades, it’s the rarest production car Chevrolet ever made, bumping the price to $7,200, according to HowStuffWorks.com.
No, The Ford Mustang is a pony car, which are similar to muscle cars, expect that Pony Cars, like the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger, and Mercury Cougar, have one defining feature that tells them apart from muscle cars, Pony cars have Long hoods, and short Trunks.
The Plymouth Road Runner is a mid-size car with a focus on performance built by Plymouth in the United States between 1968 and 1980. By 1968, some of the original muscle cars were moving away from their roots as relatively cheap, fast cars as they gained features and increased in price.