Last updated on March 11th, 2017 at 01:29 pm
2017 will be an exciting year for those waiting for muscle cars; here are 10 best muscle cars that you need to get. Obviously, there are more than 10 muscle cars that are going to be available this year, but if you want the best only then these 10 muscle cars will be a perfect choice for you. Why we didn’t just pick one? Well, that is because each has their own preferences so while there might be one car that stood above the rest, we make sure that all the muscle cars here covers everyone’s taste; from performance standpoint, the price range, to various manufacturer companies from around the world.
2016 Mercedes Benz E63 AMG ($101,700)
Let us start the list with this one muscle car that combines power and luxury. The 2016 Mercedes Benz E63 AMG is not just an ordinary muscle car, it’s powerful and strong yet very comfortable for everyone inside. For the performance though, no one should underestimate this muscle car from Mercedes Benz, it can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.4 seconds. It is all thanks to the V8 engine it has, which is the 5.5L twin turbo engine, with this engine the 2016 Mercedes Benz e65 AMG will have around 557 horsepower and 590 pound feet of torque.
2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat ($65,945)
The Dodge Charger Hellcat has been one of the most well known brands of muscle car for years and for the 2016 they also released a new version. With a slight increase in price, this car still offers you that insane engine and power. What the 2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat has in store is 707 horsepower from its 6.2L supercharged V8 engine, the acceleration is insane with 0 to 60 mph in just 3.4 seconds. But this car is not just about large amount of power, it also has large amount of room for everyone, it’s a four door sedan after all.
2016 Cadillac ATS-V ($60,645)
If you are already using the Cadillac ATS then you will probably realize that this one is priced way higher and has V on the name. This muscle car is new, not only in name and price, but also the architecture and engine. This car is using the same suspension system as the Camaro and Corvette. So what is the new engine then? The 2016 Cadillac ATS-V will now have 464 horsepower thanks to the 3.6L V6 twin turbo engine which allow this car to reach 60 mph in 4.2 seconds. The price increase is pretty steep though, so it depends on your taste.
2015 Audi RS5 ($71,825)
This new muscle car from Audi looks super intimidating; it has very aggressive looks and gives up strong impression just by its exterior design. The new 2015 Audi RS5 is an impressive looking muscle car, but it has the power to back it all up, the 450 horsepower does not lie, it has the ability to reach 60 mph in 4.4 seconds. The engine responsible for the speed is the 4.2 liter engine; this car is also a V8 engine muscle car and sounds awesome. Still unsatisfied with the sound it makes? Pay $1,000 more and get that sport exhaust.
2016 Nissan GT-R ($101,770)
Have some money to spend? Then you should spend it on one of the best muscle car to get for the year in terms of speed. The 2016 Nissan GT-R is not something to be messed with, can’t believe us? This car is superbly quick, with the ability to reach 60 mph in less than 3 seconds; the speed is on the same level with many supercars along with the price obviously. This new Nissan GT-R is equipped with 3.8L twin turbo; but only a V6 engine, the horsepower it offered is 545.
2016 BMW M4 ($65,700)
Why is this car on the list of muscle car? Well, obviously because this car has all the right requirements for a muscle car, do not believe us? Then check this out, a V6 engine with 3.0L and it’s a twin turbo engine; a powerful 425 horsepower engine, the acceleration? Do not underestimate this car, its superfast and can reach 60 mph in 4.1 seconds. Of course, the looks of this car might repel some die hard muscle car fans, but it is a perfect choice for those who are looking for a milder appearance and one more thing, the sound it creates is not bad either.
2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat ($62,495)
You hated the last entry and wish for more traditional muscle car in both looks and power? Well then, this is the answer that you must be looking for, the new 2016 Dodge Challenger SR-T Hellcat. If you are a muscle car fan then you must know the name of the brand. For this new muscle car, they went with everything; power, looks and sounds everything about this car scream muscle car. A V8 engine with 707 horsepower is not something to be underestimate with; 6.2L supercharged and the ability to reach 60 mph in just 3.6 seconds.
2016 Jaguar F-Type R ($103,600)
This new Jaguar can be considered as a mix of a muscle car and a roadster, so what does that mean? That means the new 2016 jaguar F-Type R is super powerful but is also classy with more class than aggressiveness especially for the exterior design. With a 5.0L supercharged 8 cylinder engine under the hood, this car can deliver 550 horsepower and needs only 3.5 seconds to reach 60 mph.
2015 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 ($73,300)
With the Chevrolet Camaro, you know that you will be getting a quality muscle car that offers everything that you want. This is also another muscle car with exceptional speed, looks, and sounds. It has an enormous 7.0L engine with 8 cylinders, this engine is capable of 505 horsepower, with the power it has, the new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is able to reach 60 mph in 4.4 seconds. Surprisingly this car is pretty nimble unlike many other muscle cars.
2016 Ford Shelby GT350 ($52,995)
In case you do not know; which will be weird if you call yourself a muscle car fan, this car is also known as the Ford Mustang and the 2016 is bigger, stronger, and louder than the past version. 526 horsepower coming from the 5.2L 8 cylinder engine is enough to give this car the ability to reach 60 mph in less than 4 seconds. And this car is also the cheapest on these 10 best muscle cars list.