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The 5 at 5 Bring a slice of America to Ireland with a new Ford Mustang or classy Cadillac.

THEY’RE BIG, THEY’RE brash and they have plenty of muscle. Unlike zippy Japanese motors or streamlined German design, American-made cars are all about power. In most cases you’ll find a V6 or V8 engine under the hood, and a large in-charge exterior body design to go with it.

Here are some of the flashiest US motors you can buy on DoneDeal right now – and one oh-so American pickup truck for good measure.

Under €66k

2017 Ford Mustang, €65,900

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The Ford Mustang remains one of the coolest American cars ever made, and an icon of the motoring world. This particular 2017 model is the fastback version, powered by a glorious 5.0-litre V8 petrol engine and with 19-inch chrome alloys.

Under €43k

2017 Ford Ranger, €42,250

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Nothing screams ‘Merica more than a big bad powerful truck. Pickup trucks are truly America’s workhorses, and Ford does them best. This Ranger Double Cab has room for up to five people a large load box and a 1,258kg maximum gross payload.

Under €20k

2005 Dodge Ram Rumble Bee, €19,950

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The Dodge Ram combines two of the best automotive trends to come out of the States: pickups and muscle cars.

The Rumble Bee is a truck inspired by the Super Bee muscle cars of the late sixties – a muscle truck, if you will. This model is powered by a mighty 5.7-litre V8 Hemi engine and has a massive 508Nm of torque.

Under €16k

2010 Chevrolet Camaro, €15,999

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Another popular car from the sixties that has been given a contemporary makeover, the Chevrolet Camaro packs a 3.6-litre V6 engine under its hood.

This particular example is a left-hand drive original American import and is wrapped in a very slick dark matte grey colour.

Under €8k

1975 Cadillac Eldorado, €7,750

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In 1953, Dwight Eisenhower rode down Pennsylvania Avenue in a white Cadillac Eldorado to his inauguration as US President, cementing the car’s place in American history.

This 1975 example with its big overhangs, lashings of chrome trim, and swathes of tan leather and fake wood in the cabin perfectly captures the excess of the seventies.

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