Modern muscle cars, what are they?

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Modern muscle cars, what are they?

Edition Edmunds.com rating was modern muscle, which, in addition to American coupe with a V8 engine, was hit by a German premium sedans and one electric. In total, the list included ten models.

The term muscle is most often used against the American midsize cars 1960-1970-ies with big block V8 built by the same standards, but relatively smaller pony cars like the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro. However now a muscle car become and modern models with powerful engines, ideologically close to the classic Pontiac GTO or the Dodge Charger. The list of such machines have tried to create a publication Edmunds.com.

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The tenth line of the rating took electric liftback Tesla Model S Performance. The all-wheel drive model is equipped with two electric motors with a combined return of around 750 horsepower and is able to dial first “hundred” in 2.4 seconds. After “Tesla” followed by BMW M8 (V8 4.4; 625 forces and 759 Nm), Nissan GT-R (V6 3.8; 570 forces and 637 Nm), Mercedes-AMG E 63 S (V8 4.0; 612 forces and 850 Nm), Audi S8 (V8 4.0; 571 power and 800 Nm) and 717-strong supernational Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk.

In the first five places were as follows: in fifth place – Lexus RC F (V8 5.0; 477 forces and 530 Nm); the fourth – the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody (V8 6.2; 717 forces and 881 Nm), the third – Chevy Camaro ZL1 (V8 6.2; 659 forces and 881 Nm); the second – infernal Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye with the compressor engine 808 horsepower; first place went to the Ford Shelby GT500 (V8 5.2; 770 forces and 847 Nm).

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