Ranked: 10 Cheapest Muscle Cars

Muscle cars look fantastic and are generally collector's items but that doesn't mean every model is astronomically priced.

A classic muscle car is one of the most sought after vehicles that people really want to get their hands on, looking visually impressive and performing just as well, there is something about them that people just love.

However, even though muscle cars are incredible vehicles that most people would love to drive, they are not always the cheapest of cars to purchase, but that doesn't mean that every single car is out of range in terms of price.

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Within this article, we will look at 10 muscle cars that are actually affordable for people to purchase, giving some hope for those that can't afford the ultimate muscle cars just yet.

10 1990 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z

The 1990 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z is another muscle car that is valued incredibly low, with punters being able to pick up the vehicle from anywhere between $4,500 to $9,050, making it a very affordable ride.

Not only is the Camaro very cost-effective, but it also has an indirect injection V8 engine which produces 170 horsepower and 225 pound-feet of torque, with the car reaching a top speed of 137 miles per hour.

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Being able to hit 0-60 in just 8.4 seconds and reaching 100 mph injust 16.4, the car is very powerful and will certainly help any driver get from point A to point B.

9 Buick Riviera

Another muscle car that is available for a cheap price is the iconic Buick Riviera, which is certainly a classic muscle car that many people are aware of, and can be found for as low as $8,000.

Of course, the cheapest deals will be found on the older models from 1969 through 1972, but that doesn't mean they aren't fantastic, reliable cars, with the Riviera being one of the greatest muscle cars of all time.

Even the most expensive Buick Riviera's have never been overly expensive in comparison to other iconic cars of the late sixties, and it is certainly one that people should keep an eye out for.

8 Dodge Dart Sport 360

The 1976 Dodge Dart Sport 360 has an incredible visual appeal, with a real old-school style about it that many car enthusiasts are immediately drawn to, and the fact it is a low-priced car certainly doesn't hurt its appeal.

The Dodge Dart can be found for as little as $9,000 and is powered by a naturally aspirated, V8 engine that cranks out 90 horsepower, with a top speed of 96 miles per hour, and although it isn't as fast as other options on this list, it is still an impressive speed.

Any gearhead would be happy to be driving around in a Dodge Dart 360, and the fact that they are available as cheap as they, certainly keeps them popular.

7 Pontiac Grand Prix

When the Pontiac Grand Prix's were first created they were considered to be the real deal and they were incredibly popular, which is why it is quite a surprise that they are now available for as cheap as they are.

However, they are now available for less than $10,000 if you find them at the right place, with some going for as low as $7,000 and even being in good condition at times.

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There aren't many major differences between the model years either, with everything from the '64 to the '72 all qualifying for the same price tags, which means people can really choose which they want.

6 1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

This is one of the more modern vehicles on this list, but even still, the car has been around for over a decade and is very inexpensive in comparison to other muscle cars on the market right now.

The 1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Coupe can be picked up for as little as $8, 995, which is a bargain for what it is, with the can having a V8 engine that can push out 275 horsepower reaching a top speed of 158 miles per hour.

It might not be the most visually appealing car in comparison to others that you see on this list and are available on the market, but this is still a fantastic deal.

5 Ford Torino '69-'72

One muscle car that is often available for a very affordable price is the late 60s and early 70s, Ford Torino, which is a classic muscle car that has an incredible old-school look.

This car does have the potential to soar in price depending on how well looked after it has been, but the vehicle has been known to be on sale for below $10,000, which is a real bargain for a car of this quality.

When it comes to owning a muscle car, the prices can quickly rise and therefore having an option as cheap as this could be someones ideal way of owning one.

4 1975 Ford Maverick Grabber

Another fantastic and affordable muscle car that is available for people to purchase is the classic 1975 Ford Maverick Grabber which is an inexpensive vehicle that can be purchased for around $10,000.

Even though it might not have the modern technology that many newer muscle cars boast, it can still crank out 75 horsepower and 145 pound-feet of torque, making it an impressive ride nonetheless.

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With a top speed of 91 miles per house, going from 0-60 in just over 17 seconds, the car could very well be worth a purchase.

3 1975 Chevy El Camino

The Chevy El Camino is one of the most recognizable names when it comes to classic muscle cars, so it might come as a surprise to learn you can pick it up for as low as $12,000, but that is certainly possible.

However, those who are looking to own the El Camino on the cheap, then the model from 1975 will be the best option as that is the most affordable when it comes to price in comparison to other versions of the car.

Whilst there is a chance that many might have received changes by this point, there is still a chance that the original parts will be in, and even if not, this is still a fantastic muscle car.

2 1968 Ford Mustang

When people think of muscle cars, Ford Mustang's tend to be near the top of the list of cars that spring to mind, which is why it is a surprise to learn that they can actually be very affordable if you pick the right model.

The 1968 Ford Mustang, in particular, can be found for as little as $13,500, which is an amazing price considering how iconic the car is, with this vehicle being one of the most recognizable muscle cars of all time.

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With a top speed of 96 miles per hour, the 1968 Mustang isn't the fastest car on this list, but simply considering the heritage factor alone it is a bargain.

1 1970 Mercury Cyclone GT

Yet another reasonably priced muscle car is the 1970 Mercury Cyclone GT, which can often be found for under $19,000, making it a bargain for a car that is as brilliant as this one, looking fantastic and performing just as well.

The car is powered by a naturally aspirated V8 engine that can push out 250 horsepower, hitting top speeds of 122 miles per hour whilst taking just 8 seconds to go from 0-60, making it a fairly powerful car for its low price point.

Coming with a 3-speed manual transmission, this brilliant vehicle is a classic amongst the muscle cars and one that any enthusiast would be lucky to own.

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