American muscle car museum. Car constructor and race car driver carroll shelby offered to modify the mustang for greater performance and ford was ready. December 5 at 803 am melbourne fl the porsche club of america space coast region held a detailing seminar at the american muscle car museums maintenance shop on saturday december 1st 2018. This 123000 square foot facility displays over 250 muscle cars many considered rare versions. Private museum of nearly 300 cars.
They are displayed in a gigantic warehouse type building specifically built for them. In this amazing decade young people had a great influence on american culture and chrysler dodge plymouth mopar chevy and ford began competing as to whose car could get down the drag strip the fastest. Focused on raising money for local charities through. Now open tuesday sunday 9am to 5pm muscle car city relocated just a mile south to 10175 tamiami trail punta gorda fl 33950 sneak peeks muscle car city featured video where to find us.
Located in melbourne florida this new 123000 square foot complex houses the collection of mark pieloch. The american muscle car museum is one mans desire to acquire and display some of the worlds most classic autos under one roof. 1967 ford mustang shelby gt 500 fastback in 1964 the mustang was introduced by lee iacocca who wanted ford to have a more youthful image. Todd mccarty from the museum discusses some of the history of the ca.
The american muscle car museum opened less than a year ago. American muscle car museum in melbourne florida. Welcome to the american muscle car museum website. The 1980s werent great for american made performance cars but there were a few exceptions including this 1986 dodge omni glhs.
It contains 90000 square feet of display space an 18000 square foot showroom and an adjacent 15000 square foot maintenance and restoration facility. It was the original muscle car era.