European Modern Alternatives to US Classic Muscle Cars!

No automobile turns heads more than a classic muscle car. Many motorists dream of getting behind the wheel of these beautiful vehicles, but for many, they remain a pipe dream as they can be difficult to obtain overseas. Whilst it can be hard to find the US classic muscle cars, there are a number of modern alternatives and European muscle cars to consider.

Here are few muscle cars that will provide you with an incredible driving experience and turn plenty of heads. These cars can still be expensive to buy new, but you should be able to find them at reputable car supermarkets like Unbeatablecar for much lower prices.

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Vauxhall VXR8

Vauxhall may not be the first manufacturer to come to mind when discussing US classic muscle cars, but the VXR8 is a remarkable high power, high tech vehicle which will certainly get the approval of any muscle car enthusiast. It is the most affordable way into the 500 bhp club and it even rivals the likes of the Jaguar XFR-S and the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S in terms of performance. The VXR8 can do 0-62 in just 4.8 seconds, but it also has the rugged good looks that you expect with this type of automobile.

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The M3 from BMW ticks all of the boxes for what you require from a muscle car. The turbocharged super saloon features chiselled good looks, huge power and torque and solid body control with strong grip. This allows for a blistering performance that will make you fall in love with driving again. As a BMW, the M3 also has a stylish and comfortable cabin with plenty of great tech onboard too.

Jaguar XKR Coupe

The supercharged 503 bhp v8-powered XKR from Jaguar boasts lightning speeds with a 0-62 sprint time of just 4.6 seconds. In addition to these astonishing speeds and an almighty roar, the XKR has sports car handling which makes it incredibly good fun to drive -- any muscle car fan will love getting behind the wheel.

It is difficult to top the performance, but Jaguar`s XKR also has a cool yet conservative exterior design which means that it is sure to impress those on the roads as you race past them. As you would expect with a Jaguar, it also has a luxurious and premium cabin as well.

Muscle car fans will struggle to find the classic US models, but the above three will certainly scratch the itch with a fantastic driving experience and good looks to match. They can be found for affordable prices when you look to buy second-hand too.