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Old 09-30-2012, 07:27 AM   #4
frank spittle
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Default Re: The 100 Million Dollar Look: Chrysler for 1955!

Some believe the Muscle Car era started with the '55 Chrysler 300. Some say it was a luxury car not a Muscle Car. I say it was both. It was the first car to have a V-8 with twin four barrel carbs and it was the fastest car you could buy with it's 300 horsepower Hemi. It also won the NASCAR championship in '55 with Tim Flock driving and '56 with Buck Baker driving. It was priced out of the youth market but made a statement for all performance cars that would follow.
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