Tag Archives: Muscle Cars

Camaro edges out Mustang to be voted 2017 SEMA show’s hottest coupe

The Ford Mustang may have just been updated but that didn't help it in the voting for the coveted Hottest Coupe award at this week's 2017 SEMA show. Instead, the title went to the Mustang's arch rival, the Chevrolet Camaro. The winner was voted in by the more than 2,400 aftermarket firms displaying products at the show. It's an...

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1,000-horsepower Shelby Mustang debuts at 2017 SEMA show

Shelby American took SEMA week by storm with the unveiling of its first mega-horsepower version of the sixth-generation Ford Mustang. Yes, the company has revived its Ford Shelby Mustang 1000 and confirmed the new car for production in early 2018. Just 50 will be built each year. The transformation can be applied to any sixth-generation Mustang GT and...

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SpeedKore shows Robert Downey Jr.’s custom Mustang Boss 302 at SEMA

Robert Downey Jr., perhaps best known for his leading role as Tony Stark, also known as Iron Man, has exquisite taste in classic muscle cars. Why? SpeedKore built this tastefully modified 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 with Downey Jr.'s guidance along the way. The company took to this week's 2017 SEMA show to debut the classic muscle car, and it says the actor...

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Ringbrothers reveals 1969 Dodge Charger with proper hot rod proportions

Ringbrothers stole the spotlight with its Hellcat-powered AMC Javelin, but it also debuted another Mopar machine at the 2017 SEMA show and this one is just as mean looking. Signifying the Spring Green, Wisconsin company's first-ever Mopar build is a 1969 Dodge Charger dubbed the Defector. The custom shop arguably didn't pour as much attention into the 1969...

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1,100-horsepower AMC Javelin by Ringbrothers debuts at SEMA

Ringbrothers out of Spring Green, Wisconsin is back with another wild build that was unveiled on Tuesday at the 2017 SEMA show. The car is a 1972 AMC Javelin AMX that's been hit up with a Hellcat engine transplant. However, the 6.2-liter supercharged V-8's 707 horsepower didn't suffice so Ringbrothers swapped out the stock supercharger for...

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Carbon fiber-bodied Dodge Demon coming to 2017 SEMA show

The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon may be one powerful muscle car, but it's not exactly the lightest performer. In fact, it weighs more than 4,000 pounds. The car relies on its massive power figures to check off multiple production-car firsts. But, what if owners want to shed some of the extra bulk? SpeedKore has a solution it plans to show at the 2017...

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Ford Mustang GT becomes a handling demon with Performance Pack Level 2

A crack team of Ford engineers passionate about the Mustang and its turf war with the Chevy Camaro have spent their spare time developing a Performance Pack Level 2 for the 2018 Mustang GT, which they claim enables the car to deliver lightning-quick response and unending grip levels. Yes, Ford is laying a one-two punch right in the face of the Camaro SS...

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The El Camino was like a fine wine, better with age

The Chevrolet El Camino may seem like an oddball today, but it was all the rage during its heyday. Although the El Camino was conceived to emulate the Ford Ranchero, the Chevy captured the limelight. So, let's take a look back on the model's history with Donut Media. The Ranchero came to market in 1957 and Chevrolet quickly responded with its El Camino in...

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Wide-body Roush among 7 custom Mustangs headed to SEMA

SEMA is almost upon us for another year and you can bet one of the most popular cars will be the Ford Mustang, especially now that the pony car has been significantly updated. To build the excitement, Ford has given us a sneak peek at seven custom ‘Stangs set to be unveiled at SEMA. Most of them don the predictable body and interior mods but there are...

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