The 50’s and the 60’s were the start of a new era. Muscle cars had just appeared as a result of revolutionized motor companies and people were buying them as soon as they got out of the factory. The muscle car was the result of the desire of people to have more powerful cars, which were not only functional and practical but also impressive and fun to drive. The price of the petrol and the general mindset pushed this trend forward and soon they became the most popular cars of their era.
A powerful engine stuck in a lightweight mid-size vehicle was the wonder solution. Everybody wanted one. Now people could buy powerful roadster that just came out of the assembly line. The phenomenon spread even in Europe and Australia and new speed limits had to be imposed.
Today they don’t make them as they used to. Sure, there are the Masserati’s, Ferrari’s, BMW’s and what not, but the muscle cars meant hundreds of raw horsepower affordable to anyone. The real passionate people stuck to one model or bought a wreck and revived it.
Today although it is getting harder and harder to find an old car to restore you can easily find custom-made parts for them. One of the most popular upgrade nowadays is the LED taillights. They seem quite unusual, as the latest technology in LEDs that is not even standard on mass-manufactured cars is now available custom made for cars from the 70’s. They are indeed special but in that they make the car look incredibly good and interesting, not to mention safe, when the LEDs are on and the cascading effects can be seen. That is possible because each Digitail taillight uses an array of LEDs, which is more intense than standard incandescent taillights. Besides this, they do not affect the general design of the car as they are built to match and area easily installed.
This is just one option you can choose from when it comes to upgrading the classic muscle car you proudly own. Who knows what the future prepares for these exquisite models.
Source by John Frodo