Ten Muscle Cars That Handle Surprisingly Well

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Straight line performance and burnouts are great, but these ten bruisers can actually take a curve just as well.

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10.) AMC Javelin

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The Javelin was AMC's Trans-Am road racing hero. You could buy one with a "Go Pack". Enough said.

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9.) Oldsmobile Cutlass 422

Coil overs and disc brakes in all corners in 1971. Handled just like a ballerina!

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8.) Mercury Cougar Eliminator

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A luxurious '60s Mustang with better suspension, more power, stripes, wings and a nice handling package.

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7.) Ford Mustang SVT Cobra

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Independent rear suspension in a Mustang before it was cool.

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6.) Holden Monaro

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Australia's drift machine of the 2000s.

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5.) Dodge Challenger T/A

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Homologation specials always make things right, and the Trans Am-sourced Challenger T/A was no exception. Faster, harder, cooler.

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4.) Cadillac CTS-V

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A big Cadillac shouldn't handle, but it's better than you'd imagine.

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3.) Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE

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A handling package that actually makes a huge difference.

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2.) Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG

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It's a German muscle car that also came with a wagon body, get over it.

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1.) Ford Mustang Boss 302

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If the 2015 Mustang wants to be the best-handling modern Mustang, it has to beat this one to succeed.

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It's a German muscle car that also came with a wagon body, get over it.

Not a muscle car.