What other car would you choose?

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I love, love, love my Mustang… but I do also have an appreciation for other American muscle. And I have to admit, there’s some stout competition out there as the playing field has become quite level.

So, hypothetically, if you HAD TO choose another American muscle car (and money was no object) besides a Mustang, what would you choose? Challenger Hellcat Red Eye? Lingenfelter Camaro? Corvette? Or ???

American only! No Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini this or that, Porsche, Ferrari blah blah blah. Just American….

Your loyalty is NOT in question here; we’re just playing “what if”…

Happy 4th of July everyone and God Bless America and our Troops! +++
 

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I have to say the new vette seems like it could make for a hell of a car and I like the style as well. They still have openings for the track day I am doing and I think I will call it karma if they have a vette opening around the time I am there for the ferrari and try it out as well.
 

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If I were building a fun street car, I'd go Challenger/Charger widebody. We have a 2011 SRT at my work and it is the best "street" car. Super predictable chassis, easy to control and drift. Best interior space.
Track car, I'd go with an SS 1LE. Those things are the best factory track car stock I've ever driven.
 

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Never really thought about it.... ;)

Dang your cars over there are so much better than over here!

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Never really thought about it.... ;)

Dang your cars over there are so much better than over here!

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my dad had an old javelin when I was a kid, maybe 5 yrs old. All I remember about it is that the door was so big/heavy that I had the hardest time shutting it from inside.
 
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Funny thing, it wouldn't be a car at all!


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Doesn’t have to be (I should have said vehicle instead of car). Just gotta be American. I like your choice, but then I’m a bit biased when it comes to driving a truck ;-)

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And the Javelin!! Keeping’ the Javelin alive++Can tell you never put much thought into it…LOL
 
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I have to say the new vette seems like it could make for a hell of a car and I like the style as well. They still have openings for the track day I am doing and I think I will call it karma if they have a vette opening around the time I am there for the ferrari and try it out as well.
Yeah, the last 2 Corvettes look like SuperCars. Noice!!
Friend of mine has a C7 that he tracks. F’g thing scares the crap outta me :)
 
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If I were building a fun street car, I'd go Challenger/Charger widebody. We have a 2011 SRT at my work and it is the best "street" car. Super predictable chassis, easy to control and drift. Best interior space.
Track car, I'd go with an SS 1LE. Those things are the best factory track car stock I've ever driven.
Another excellent choice! Either one with the wide body kit are just bad-ass nasty lookin’and ooze muscularity ++
 
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Let’s not forget the AMX, Chevelle’s and GTO’s!
My brother had a AMX with a 390, posi and 4-speed Hurst. Man that thing got up and went! Ooof!
 

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Always had a soft spot for the WS6 TA. There might not be a better-looking front end than the WS6. They ran like mad too.
The newer Corvette (C7+) is pretty freaking awesome as well, although I'd settle for a late production C6. They are almost affordable now.
 

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Always had a soft spot for the WS6 TA. There might not be a better-looking front end than the WS6. They ran like mad too.
yea I agree that there was something special about that front end. I think part of it was just because the nose didn't seem to stick out as far or it at least broke that area up.
 
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Always had a soft spot for the WS6 TA. There might not be a better-looking front end than the WS6. They ran like mad too.
The newer Corvette (C7+) is pretty freaking awesome as well, although I'd settle for a late production C6. They are almost affordable now.
I had a Z28 back in the WS6 days. Mine was fast with that LS motor but I knew better than to go head-to-head with that WS6! Didn’t see too many around but when I did I gave it a wide berth++

BTW, what did WS6 stand for?
 

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Pretty sure the Z28 and WS6 were pretty much identical, engine wise.
 
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Once they went from the LT1 to the LS1, it was a game-changer. Although, seems like I remember the early LS1 having oil consumption issues. Anyway, I knew not to mess with them in my '99GT.
 

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