Tag Archives: Muscle Cars

Classic Recreations ready to churn out original Boss and Mach 1 Mustangs

It's been a while since we last heard from the folks at Classic Recreations, but they've been busy. It turns out the Oklahoma-based company has secured a license from Ford to recreate some of the automaker's most cherished Mustangs. We're talking the 1960s-era Boss 302 and 429, as well as the Mach 1. We've seen a number of CR's Shelby Mustang recreations...

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2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet coming with 5.2-liter supercharged V-8

It was 50 years ago that Ford dealer and racer Bob Tasca came out with the original Mustang Cobra Jet. Now Ford is preparing to unveil a 50th anniversary special based on the sixth-generation Mustang. Ford on Wednesday released a teaser for the new 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet and confirmed the dedicated drag racer will come with a 5.2-liter supercharged V-8...

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2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 spy shots and video

Ford engineers are out testing the next step in performance for the sixth-generation Mustang: the Shelby GT500. The new model will fill the void left by the previous generation's Shelby GT500 and is confirmed for sale in 2019, likely as a 2020 model. Ford has already given us our first look at the vehicle by way of a teaser. The teaser reveals a more...

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Ford Mustang to take on Australian Supercars series from 2019

Ford pulled out of Australia's Supercars race series at the end of 2015 as the automaker's local division prepared to end production of its Falcon sedan, which served as the basis of Ford's entry in the thrilling touring car series. Soon, though, the Blue Oval will make its return. Supercars organizers on Tuesday confirmed that Ford will return to the sport...

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Rebel TRX listed as “upcoming vehicle” on Ram website

Ram appears to be giving a hint that it will put a Hellcat-powered Rebel TRX into production. On the Ram Trucks website under the heading “Upcoming Vehicles” is an image of the Rebel TRX concept with the tag “Get Ready For The Off-Road King.” We've reached out for comment from Ram parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, and a...

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Rebel TRX listed as “upcoming vehicle” on Ram website

When it comes to factory-built production off-road trucks, Ford owns the space with its F-150 Raptor. However, Ram at the 2016 Texas State Fair introduced the Hellcat-powered Rebel TRX concept, a pickup so mean it made Raptor fans shiver. Now there's possible confirmation from Ram that a production version is coming to a showroom near you. Located on Ram's...

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Watch a Cadillac Escalade smoke a Camaro ZL1 1LE

Of course, Hennessey Performance Engineering tuned a Cadillac Escalade. But, not only has HPE tuned and modified the giant luxury SUV, the company has turned it into a drag strip slayer. To exemplify HPE's work, the company lined up its 805-horsepower Escalade next to a 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, which pushes 650 horsepower. Keep in mind, the Escalade...

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Final Dodge Viper and Challenger SRT Demon going under the hammer

It turns out Fiat Chrysler Automobiles won't keep the last Dodge Viper ever built for its new heritage center located in the Conner Avenue Assembly plant in Detroit, where the car rolled off the line last August. The automaker on Thursday revealed that the special Viper, a red 2017 Viper GTS, will be sold to the highest bidder at a Barrett-Jackson auction...

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You need to be invited to visit America’s Muscle Car Museum

Mark Pieloch started learning body and paint work while he was still in high school in the little town of Groveland, Massachusetts, and that led to restoration projects, 10 of them over his first 30 years. He left all that behind to become a very successful entrepreneur, patenting and manufacturing specialized veterinary pharmaceuticals. Then he started...

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Carroll Shelby’s personal car collection heading to auction

Shelby aficionados will want to book their trips to Greenwich, Connecticut, this June because that's where Bonhams will have the privilege of auctioning off Carroll Shelby's personal car collection. In total, 23 cars (and trucks) covering Shelby's personal career will hit the auction block. Among the cars is a 1982 Dodge Charger prototype, which was the...

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