Your favourite automotive weblog turns 10 years outdated in 2022 and one of many methods we’re celebrating is with our annual Muscle Automobile Match-Ups bracket-style automotive/truck event.
This time round, we’ve gone by and picked the winners of every yr’s competitors going again the previous decade and pitted them towards one another in a no-holds-barred Event of Champions.
And also you get to select the last word winner, utilizing no matter standards you want—fashion, efficiency, innovation, no matter. It’s all truthful recreation and we are able to’t wait to see the outcomes. (Oh, and spoiler alert, not the entire automobiles are muscle automobiles both!)
Learn how to Vote within the Muscle Automobile Match-Ups Event of Champions
It’s an eight-vehicle bracket, and we’ll break down every first spherical match-up beneath. You may vote for every spherical’s winners in one among 3 ways:
We’ll tally up all of the votes by the tip of the weekend, then current you with the subsequent spherical of Match-Ups the next Monday.
See the primary spherical pairings beneath and make your feedback for all of your Spherical 1 decisions in our 2022 Muscle Automobile Match-Ups Event of Champions.
Event of Champions Spherical 1 Breakdowns
Spherical 1: 1965 Shelby Cobra 427 vs. 1973 Chevy C/Okay Sequence
Right here’s a battle between our very first Muscle Automobile Match-Ups winner and final yr’s Truck Event victor. And the pairing couldn’t be extra disparate: on one finish you’ve obtained a rip snortin’, purpose-built sports activities automotive and on the opposite, you’ve obtained a trusty pickup truck that’s about as beloved as blue denims and some Credence tapes.
Spherical 1: 1969 Dodge Charger R/T vs. 1969 Yenko Nova
Following within the Shelby’s footsteps for the Match-Ups’ 2014 sophomore yr was the 1969 Yenko Nova. Then, in 2020, we pitted “Outdated College versus New College” and the 1969 Charger triumphed over all of them. This one might be a real toss-up, as each of those monsters hearken again to 1969, a yr that many take into account the high-water mark for the golden age of Detroit muscle.
Spherical 1: 1968 Plymouth GTX 426 Hemi vs. 1970 Chevy Chevelle 454 SS
We knew it was solely a matter of time earlier than a Chevelle was declared the victor in one among our tournaments, and we noticed it in 2016. Then in 2018, the Muscle Automobile Match-Ups had been stuffed with upsets and underdogs, earlier than the GTX lastly emerged because the champ.
It’s typically mentioned that, again within the day, the Chevelle 454 was one of many few automobiles that would make Hemi homeowners nervous—let’s see if the voting bears that out.
Spherical 1: 1970 Plymouth Superbird vs. 1970 Buick GSX 455
We had been excited to see the under-the-radar GSX pull a Buster Douglas and are available out swinging in 2015. However the Buick could have its arms…err…gloves…err…wheels full when toeing up towards Plymouth’s NASCAR homologation particular that trounced the competitors in 2019. Will the underdog rating one other KO? That’s your determination to make.
Solid Your Votes within the Muscle Automobile Match-Ups Event of Champions!
Inform us which former champ you’d prefer to see advance to the subsequent spherical utilizing the feedback part beneath.
Spherical Two will probably be introduced subsequent week!