Most American muscle vehicles had a rough decade in the 1980s. 

 The gasoline crisis caused manufacturers to reduce power in their vehicles, introduce smaller engines,

and get rid of the more powerful V8 motors. As a consequence, the majority of muscle vehicles 

Additionally, companies who had spent decades primarily selling powerful automobiles

Even though it was a difficult period for muscle cars, there were a few noteworthy exceptions

Although they weren't the preferred option for the majority of fans, 1980s muscle vehicles