There’s a certain guilt attributed to appreciating the muscle cars of the 1960s and ΄70s. Yes, they were beautiful, sleek things, full of power and grace. But they were gas-guzzlers, man. And we all know gas is evil. Michael Moore told us so. But before you go sobbing over your classic ΄Stang, consider that today’s vehicles aren’t any better. Actually, they’re worse! We’ve got Hummers – the H3 only gets 13 mpg – and all types of other totally unnecessary, petrol-swillin’ SUVs. Even our current sports cars are higher in horsepower and lower in MPG than your average muscle car. At least automakers of yesteryear could claim ignorance over the whole fossil fuels issue; what can today’s engineers say... More >>>