Tag Archives: Muscle Cars

Ford Performance boss hints at gas-powered Ranger Raptor for US

When Ford on Wednesday took the covers off its new Ranger Raptor, the question on everyone's lips was whether we'll see it in the United States. That's still to be determined but the head engineer at Ford Performance has hinted strongly at the Ranger Raptor making its way to the states, and with a gasoline engine instead of the 210-horsepower diesel...

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Turn up the heat on the 2018 Durango with these Mopar upgrades

Dodge turned up the heat on its Durango with the introduction of an SRT model for 2018. Now, thanks to Mopar, you can spice things even further with a handful of accessories and performance upgrades for the popular 3-row SUV. Unveiled on Wednesday at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show, the items can be added on 2018 Durango R/T and Durango SRT models and give the...

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2019 Ford Ranger Raptor debuts with 210-horsepower diesel

Ford's F-150 Raptor now has a little brother in the form of the Ranger Raptor unveiled on Wednesday at a special showing in in Bangkok, Thailand. Why Thailand? Well, the country is one of the major production hubs for the Ranger mid-size pickup truck, and it's where the Ranger Raptor will be built. Rangers for the United States will be built in Wayne...

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Ringbrothers’ 1972 AMC Javelin AMX visits Jay Leno’s Garage

It was one of the most talked about cars at last year's SEMA show, but not everyone was a fan. We're talking about the 1972 AMC Javelin AMX built by Ringbrothers of Spring Green, Wisconsin, and it recently paid a visit to Jay Leno's Garage. Although there's no denying the high level of craftsmanship and attention to detail that's gone into the...

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Will the 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 come with 772 horsepower?

There's a new Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 coming next year, and according to Ford it will pack over 700 horsepower. We've heard that the final figure might be closer to 800 horses and now a clue may have come our way in the form of potential Easter egg tucked away in an online brochure for the 2018 Mustang. Thanks to an eagle-eyed Reddit user, we've learned...

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Camaro chief says he’d like to see a sub-7:00 ‘Ring time

Last June, a 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE managed to lap Germany's Nürburgring Nordschleife in a time of only 7:16.04. It's a time only a handful of rear-wheel-drive cars have beaten, and coming as no surprise they're all a lot more expensive than the Chevy. But the 640-horsepower ZL1 1LE isn't the end of the performance road, at least as far as the...

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Jay Leno brings a 1962 Bel Air bubble-top beauty into the garage

Ralph Holguin is the owner of RMD Garage, which is a Long Beach-based custom car shop. It's a shop that is the focus of a show on Velocity, but today we're focusing on one of the vehicles from the shop. The car is nicknamed Sanity, and it's a beautifully restored and modified 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air. When Chevy was building the 1962 Bel Air, it offered a few...

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Will the 2019 Chevy Camaro get the Corvette’s 7-speed manual transmission?

The California Air Resources Board may have spoiled one of the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro's surprises. According to a recently filed CARB document, the refreshed 2019 Camaro will add the Chevrolet Corvette's 7-speed manual transmission. AutoGuide first discovered the document last Thursday, and it lists the 7-speed manual alongside the 8-speed automatic and the...

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2017 Ford GT and first retail 2019 Mustang Bullitt bring big bucks at auction

It wasn't just Chevrolet raising big bucks for charity during the past weekend's Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. In fact, it was a Ford that raised the most funds, in this case a 2017 GT that sold on Saturday—with Ford's full blessing—for $2.55 million. The car was offered up by car collector Ron Pratte, with the proceeds going...

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