Oldsmobile became one of the first companies to stuff a big engine in a relatively small car when it introduced the Rocket 88 in 1949

 1962 model year and much to Ralph Nader’s consternation, Chevrolet turbocharged the rear-engined Corvair

The Pontiac GTO was, arguably, the first true muscle car in America

AMC introduced the AMX in February of 1968 during a press event held at the Daytona International Speedway

Dodge re-designed the Charger for the 1968 model year to further differentiate it from the less powerful Coronet

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 (1967)

Chevrolet gave the Chevelle a sharper design for the 1970 model year

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