The Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals show rolled into Rosemont, Illinois, over the past weekend, bringing out hundreds of high-performance collector cars. All the big names were there in abundance: GTO. 4-4-2. Mustang. Camaro Z28. Road Runner. Cyclone. Javelin. Challenger R/T—and so many more from the heyday of street and strip muscle.
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But sprinkled amid the nameplates everybody knows were some deceptively plain but just as potent cars. Check them out… (Collectible Automobile’s Editor-in-Chief gathered this sampling of “wallflowers” that a rival would have ignored at his own peril. -Ed.)
All American: 2016 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Gallery