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    Old School muscle cars meet their modern cousins in a series of drag races. We begin with a Hellcat Widebody taking on a classic Plymouth Roadrunner
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    Both cars are on drag radials, the Black Dodge takes this one clocking in a time of 10.24 seconds with the Road Runner not far behind at 10.80 seconds to do the standing quarter
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    Next, we have a modern Mustang Cobra take on a classic Chevy Chevelle
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    While the Mustang looks factory stock, the Chevelle has a popped hood, a wheelie stand and a parachute
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    And it shows cause the Chevelle ran away with this one, putting out a blistering time of 10.52 seconds, while the Mustang clocked in a time of 11.84 seconds
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    Next up, we have what looks like a highly modified modern Mustang, running on drag radials, take on a late 60's Camaro SS
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    This was a close one, with the Chevy running pretty darn close to the Ford, clocking in a time of 11 seconds dead, while the Mustang was a shy ahead at 10.81 seconds
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    Dodge built this modern Demon with the sole intent of dominating at the Drag Strip. Does this neon Plymouth Duster stand a chance?
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    Well, the classic car was given a four-second head start
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    But despite this, the Demon dominated this run. Not only did it pass the Plymouth, it also beat it to the quarter-mile, with a time of 10.83 seconds and the Duster came in at a leisurely 17.57 seconds
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    Next, we have a tuned 66' Dodge Monaco
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    take on a modern Shelby Mustang Cobra
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    The lights go out and the Dodge struggles to get its power down
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    As the two raced into the dusk, it is an easy win for the Mustang, with a quarter-mile time of 11.24 seconds while the Dodge set a time of 13.38 seconds
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    A Chevy vs Chevy battle is always fun. This time its a modern Camaro ZL1
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    Taking on a Classic Chevelle dressed in Police livery, complete with lights, drag radials and a wheelie stand
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    The hammer drops and the Chevelle leaps forward, getting some air
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    The ZL1 just can't keep up with this classic as the Chevelle clinches the win with a quarter-mile time of 11.60 seconds, and the ZL1 comes in at 11.76 seconds
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    Can this modest-looking 70's Pontiac Le Mans keep up with the mightly Hellcat SRT?
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    Well, lets find out
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    The lights turn green and the Pontiac is given a four-second head start
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    The Hellcat is let loose and it reels in the Pontiac and takes the win with a quarter-mile time of 10.59 seconds, while the Le Mans came in at 13.24 seconds
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    Yet another modern Mustang takes on a classic Chevy Nova
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    The Nova looks anything but stock, with its drag radials, dominates this one
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    It demolishes the quarter-mile at 11.87 seconds, with the Ford clocking in 12.14 seconds
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    In the final showdown, we have a Challenger R/T Scat Pack, take on yet another Classic Chevelle
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    The silver Chevelle is tastefully done, while the orange Challenger is far more conspicuous. The Dodge gets a strong launch, as the Chevy struggles to put its power down
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    Despite this, the Chevelle beat the Dodge with a time of 12.78 seconds while the Dodge managed 13.35 seconds. Out of the nice races we saw, the old school muscle car won four. That's not so bad, is it? Swipe Up to Read More.
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