The House of Muscle

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  • 2016
  • 1 Season

The House of Muscle is a show exclusive to Motor Trend OnDemand that premiered in 2017. Hosted by car enthusiast and journalist Mike Musto, the show explores the world of American muscle cars through in-depth interviews, behind-the-scenes access, and road tests of some of the most iconic and beloved muscle cars of all time.

In each episode, Musto takes viewers on a journey through the history and legacy of muscle cars, highlighting the unique features and design elements that have made them so popular among enthusiasts. The show also highlights the people who are dedicated to restoring and preserving these classic cars, showcasing the passion, skill, and craftsmanship that goes into making them roadworthy.

One of the unique aspects of The House of Muscle is the way it focuses on the personal stories behind the cars. Musto often visits collectors and car enthusiasts who have spent years acquiring and restoring their dream cars, delving into the reasons why these cars hold such a special place in their hearts. Along the way, viewers get a glimpse of the challenges and triumphs of restoring vintage cars, as well as the sheer joy that comes from getting behind the wheel of a powerful muscle car.

Another key component of the show is the thorough road testing that Musto puts each car through. Whether it's a classic Mustang, a Camaro, or a Charger, Musto pushes these cars to their limits, taking them out on winding roads and open highways to see how they perform under different conditions. As a seasoned driver and car expert, Musto is able to provide valuable insights into the cars' performance and handling, helping viewers to better appreciate the nuances of these iconic vehicles.

Overall, The House of Muscle is a must-watch for any car enthusiast, particularly those with a fondness for American muscle cars. Through its combination of history lessons, personal stories, and exhilarating road tests, the show provides a unique and engaging look at this iconic era in automotive design and performance.

The House of Muscle is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on December 1, 2016.

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Cruise to the Cruise Part II: Roadkill Nights
12. Cruise to the Cruise Part II: Roadkill Nights
October 3, 2017
Roadkill Nights powered by Dodge in Pontiac, Michigan, is arguably one of the best automotive events in the country.
State of Xecution: 1966 Cortex Mustang
11. State of Xecution: 1966 Cortex Mustang
September 5, 2017
It's a street car, a race car, and a rolling testbed for one of the best suspension companies in Northern, California.
Chuckles Garage: 1949 Ford F1
10. Chuckles Garage: 1949 Ford F1
August 8, 2017
It's not a rat rod, nor a drift truck, nor is it a full-time road racer. It's Old Smokey, the 1949 Ford F1 pickup that was conceived and built by Scott Birdsall the owner of Chuckles Garage in Santa Rosa, California.
The King of Queens: 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass
9. The King of Queens: 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass
July 11, 2017
It's not easy owning a classic car in the boroughs of New York City. Owners must deal with rust, potholes, pedestrians, and, of course, a host of psychotic cabbies.
Ratty Muscle Cars
8. Ratty Muscle Cars
June 13, 2017
Remember when old cars were just, old? When a scratch in the paint or a door ding didn't matter?
Project ZL-70: Chevrolet Camaro
7. Project ZL-70: Chevrolet Camaro
May 16, 2017
Imagine you just built what you thought was your dream car. But then, after driving it, you realized you were wrong - this is not good.
Retro NASCAR-Inspired 1960 Ford Starliner
6. Retro NASCAR-Inspired 1960 Ford Starliner
April 18, 2017
Owning a business that's located at Sonoma Raceway in Northern California does have its benefits. Aside from having access to some of the greatest race cars ever created, being surrounded by speed is also a fantastic source of inspiration.
Chevy-Swapped 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE!
5. Chevy-Swapped 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE!
March 21, 2017
Call it a hybrid of sorts. An Italian-designed work of art with the soul of an American ironworker. When seen on its own, it's a celebration.
Ohio Street Freak: 1969 Chevrolet Nova
4. Ohio Street Freak: 1969 Chevrolet Nova
February 21, 2017
There is always that one experience for every budding car enthusiast that leaves an impression. For Mike Cosculluela, that experience happened more than 40 years ago when he was a paperboy in rural Ohio.
Northern Bel: The Ultimate Belvedere
3. Northern Bel: The Ultimate Belvedere
January 26, 2017
Meet Northern Bel, the 1966 Plymouth Belvedere that was conceived by owner David Meyer and then brought to life by coachbuilder Troy Trepanier. This old Plymouth packs a 526 cubic inch HEMI, twin rear-mounted turbochargers and enough power to launch it to the moon if you placed it vertically. If you€™ve ever wondered what the ultimate Belvedere looked like, well€¦ Here you go.
2. Cruise-To-The-Cruise
December 29, 2016
Roadkill Nights and the Woodward Dream Cruise, two events that should be on the automotive bucket list of any true gear head. Thus, when we at The House Of Muscle found we were able to attend, we decided to jump in our 1969 Daytona and head out on an epic road trip across the United States.
The House of Muscle Garage
1. The House of Muscle Garage
December 1, 2016
Before showcasing other people€™s treasured muscle cars, The House of Muscle host Mike Musto takes us on a tour of his own garage. These are the vehicles that not only got him into the hobby, but also keep him going on a daily basis.
Where to Watch The House of Muscle
The House of Muscle is available for streaming on the Motor Trend OnDemand website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The House of Muscle on demand at Max, Discovery+ and Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    December 1, 2016