Rick Treworgy's Muscle Car City.

Rick Treworgy's Muscle Car City

Field review by the editors.

Punta Gorda, Florida

Muscle Car City is 99,000 square feet of horsepower. It was built in an abandoned Wal-Mart, which should provide some sense of its vastness. Muscle Car City is the personal collection of Rick Treworgy, who began collecting cars in the early 1970s and hasn't stopped since. Camaros, Chevelles, El Caminos, Corvettes, GTOs (you get the idea), and a selection of vintage non-muscle cars dating back to the 1920s.

Rick Treworgy's Muscle Car City.

The museum is so big that it has its own diner, and its big box retailer parking lot is a popular rendezvous for car clubs and cruisers.

Rick Treworgy's Muscle Car City

3811 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL
I-75 exit 161. Drive west on Hwy 768/Jones Loop Rd, for about a mile, then turn left onto US 41/Tamiami Trail. Muscle Car City will be about a half-mile on the left.
T-Su 9 am - 5 pm; the diner is open 8 am - 4 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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