The voiceover from Kevin Yon declares, “There’s a place in America where you can almost see Russia . . . which means there’s a place in Russia where you can definitely HEAR America.” The spot closes with the brand’s tagline “Domestic. Not Domesticated.”
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Detroit may be steeped in its automotive past, but the Motor City is not feeling all that nostalgic about its contributions to the car industry. In the past, the North American International Auto show has been defined by muscle cars, concepts that celebrated iconic brand history, and pure unadulterated horsepower. But as the week of vehicle debuts kicks off at Cobo Hall, the news is all about the practical present, and a nod toward the uncertain future.
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Kia building plans to steal muscle car buyers that could include a tilt at Bathurst.
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The Skylark for '66 is available in three body styles; a two door sedan, hardtop coupe and a convertible. The entry level engine is the Fireball 225 CID V6 offering 160 hp and delivers a presentable 235 lb-ft of torque with the stock one barrel carburetor. The standard engine is the Wildcat 310 and the two barrel it provides 210 hp, putting 310 lb-ft of torque to the pavement. For the best factory performance Skylark the optional Wildcat 445 package tops the list. This package puts four barrel set up on the larger 340 CID engine to achieve a rating of 260 hp with 365 lb-ft. of torque. The MSRP for a new Skylark in 1966 was between $2,630 and $3,100.00, but by 2016 the average auction price for a well maintained original condition unit was around $16,500.00.
340 CID V8 3-Speed Automatic
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This 1932 Ford Tudor Sedan has all the modern conveniences including the 1400 watt stereo which is blue tooth compatible. Under the hood is a 392 Hemi engine mounted with twin 600 cfm carburetors. The engine is bolted to a custom made 700R4-four speed automatic transmission.
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The E body 1970 Dodge Challenger is a big hit this first year with 76,935 units produced. The sales dropped in succeeding years and there were a grand total of 185,437 Challenger models produced by the time the first generation was terminated in the middle of 1974. The Challenger grill is adapted from a prototype Dodge Charger turbo powered model that never reached the production stage. Under the hood of the Challenger pictured here is a 440 engine coupled to a four speed manual transmission.
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