The story goes like this: One day in 1966 Bill Cosby bumped into Carroll Shelby at a department store. Cosby was in the series I Spy. Shelby liked the show and Cosby. Shelby chewed Cosby out for driving foreign exotic cars and prohibited Cosby from driving another foreign car. Cosby’s reply was that he had
Hellion Turbo kits are making their mark on the market, and here’s the perfect example! Pushing 1420hp, this TT monster (Driven by Hellion Turbo owner’s Wife) has made some serious sub 9 second passes and is still completely Streetable! Imagine dropping the kids off at daycare and make a stop at Starbucks before heading to
1981 Chevy Corvette C3 packing a nasty 383 stroker.. upgraded transmission, suspension, and cooling system. This car wears dark blue metallic paint and has restored leather interior and a 165 speedometer…
Dodge knows that developing a drag-tuned muscle car would be nothing without a proper sound, which is why they fitted the Challenger SRT Demon with an advanced torque reserve launch system. Revealed in the latest teaser of the vehicle, the “advanced torque reserve launch system” is another first for a production car, contributing to the
We’re looking at a 1960 Chevrolet Impala Convertible in Ermine White Paint with a 348 Tri-Power (3 2 barrel carburetors) engine. A great one!!
Over the last few years we’ve seen all manner of custom Mustang builds come across our desk (or computer screen as it may be). From home built cars to high-end pro shops, and everything in between, we’ve laid our eyeballs on a lot of Mustangs stuffed with trick suspensions, Coyote 5.0L engine swaps, interiors nicer
Flip the TV to a Mecum or Barret-Jackson auto auction these days, and you’ve got about a 50 percent chance of seeing a Corvette, Mustang, or Camaro crossing the block. That’s because baby boomers, now in their prime earning years – or comfortably enjoying the benefits of them – can afford the toys they grew
All custom interior…With a wall of sound in the backseat….A bright silver paint set off with bright red accents….No HEMI…But a V-10 under the hood….Paddle shift…..And so much more…One cool Hot Rod!!
The 55th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Chicago World of Wheels at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, on March 3-5, 2017, featured an amazing automotive display of top-notch muscle cars, street rods, customs, lowriders, restorations, and more. And with a Pinup Girl contest and rockabilly bands as part of the scene, the
You cannot separate WWE stars from their classic muscle cars. Whether based on the fact that the cars are loud and fast, or just a general appreciation for the culture they represent, we can agree that they have quite good taste. Here are some favorites. John Cena – 1966 Dodge Hemi Charger Cena has
The Dodge Charger arrived late in the 1966 model year although it was in the planning stages since the early ’60s with a prototype displayed throughout 1965 to test the public’s response to a new mid-sized personal luxury car. The Charger is on the Chrysler “B” platform with the Coronet, and they also shared the
Only Wide Body Airrex Bagged Viper in The World
This story was written By Vicki, one of our many Muscle Car Fan members. It was 1984 when I first laid eyes on my sister’s black, ‘67 Camaro RS/SS. It was love at first sight! One day, she let me borrow it. All I remember is a few of us were on our way to
Code name Panther was the way Chevy referred to the “pony car” they planned on unveiling to compete with the Mustang. The first model hit the show room floor in September 1966- it was not a Panther but a Camaro that Chevrolet chose to call the new model. The first letter of the name was a “C”
If you ever ask a person which American car manufacturer he likes the most, one of the most common answers you will get would be Ford. They are one of the most iconic and storied American car makers. Throughout their lifetime, they have made numerous cars, but if we have to choose the most iconic,
The latter half of the 20th century saw some very innovative machines roar onto the main stage. When you’re talking traits beyond the comfort of sedans and coupes, you’re talking trucks that redefined power and stature in a vehicle. Here’s the best-of list! 1940 Ford Pickup Street Rod This is most aesthetically pleasing sedan
Test your Drag Racing knowledge with this very short test. No one has aced it yet.
In 1977, Kitty O’Neil, a deaf athlete and drag racer, piloted a hydrogen peroxide powered rocket dragster to a record full 1/4 mile speed. This is an earlier video as she has a record of 412 MPH at 3.22 second 1/4 mile in a Ky Michaelson, Space Age Racing built car. She also set the
Custom 1971 Nova powered by a 350 bored .030 over with an Edelbrock carburetor. This Nova has bright yellow paint with chameleon stripes and a black cloth interior. Straight dual exhaust with glass packs gives this car a deep sound and add to the performance!
This one has all the good stuff.. LS6 under the hood.. Detroit Speed underneath.. Wilwood breaks.. Straight black paint that looks 2ft deep.. A Stinger Hood!!! .. Very cool Car.. Check it out!!
First Car by John Cola, one of our Muscle Car Fan members The Goat True Muscle Car Fan Stories: Crashing The Goat In July of 79, before the start of my senior year at Bloomington Lincoln High School, I decided I wanted something with some muscle under the hood. I sold my Satellite for 1000
The 1965 Mustang took the world by storm when introduced in late 1964. The model is a trend setter and is resposible for creating a new sub-class of automobile the Pony class. Under the hood is the 289 engine bolted to a three speed automatic transmission. 1965 Ford Mustang 289 V8 3 Speed Automatic MCF
All fans of classic cars hold a special place in their hearts for the Ford Mustang, but the car we love wasn’t always the one we know today. Did you know about these moments in the Mustang’s history? Image by: Vanguard Motor Sales 1. Ford Accidentally Sold the First Mustang While the first model of
Beefy full-sized Super Sport ’68 Chevy Impala SS 396 Big Block hits the streets of Dallas, Texas. This is a true Super Sport #’s matching 325HP 1968 Chevrolet Impala SS396 with air conditioning, power steering, power brakes, and 12-bolt differential, bucket seats, & multi-plex stereo AM 8 track baby…
We’re looking at a 1968 Ford Torino in Candy Apple Red Paint with a 428 Cobra Jet “CJ“ engine. Introduced on April 1, 1968, the 428 cu in (7.0 L) – 4V CJ (Cobra-Jet) engine became available as an engine option, but due to its mid-year introduction these engines are very rare.
Is this the most sought-after Muscle Car ever made? Chrysler workers only put 11 of these Hemicuda convertibles together back in ‘71, and the breakdown of options and colors puts this as one of 2 US delivered cars that were built with the 426 Hemi V8 and 4-speed manual transmission.