Gearhead News

November 25, 2021
Jay Leno drives a Dodge Polara, one of the earliest muscle cars

The latest episode of “Jay Leno’s Garage” features what could be called a proto-muscle car. It’s a 1964 Dodge Polara with a massive V-8 under the hood. The muscle car era is generally considered to have started in 1964 with the Pontiac GTO. But some cars fitting that template appeared before the GTO or, in this case, at virtually the same time… [#item_URL]