When Ford lifted the cover on a redesigned Mustang in 2003, it spurred other manufactures to harness the nostalgia of their classic models in the design of the new cars. But who did it best? We want to hear your opinion in the comments below.
Chevrolet reworked the Camaro, Dodge put the Challenger badge to work, even Buick made an effort when it turbocharged the Regal, ala Grand National or T-type. Each brand attempted to capture the flavor of the first muscle car heyday, to varying degrees of success (depending on who you ask).
This 2017 Ford Mustang GT350 is an evolution of the retro-inspired lines of the 2005 Mustang. (Photo Hagerty)
Putting all the classic lines on a modern chassis presents a tough challenge considering all that a modern car needs to be: fuel efficient, safe, comfortable. Each brand has kept the classic styling for at least a decade now, with regular refreshes.
So which retro design captured the heart of the muscle car era the best? Let us know below.