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CHRYSLER: The Evolution of Detroit Automaker

Jun
18

The Chrysler Corporation has gone through a lot of changes since its founding in 1925. The company struggled through the Great Depression of the 1930s, World War Two, several recessions, a few oil crises and the constant scramble for to furnish new designs to a fickle public. All carmakers have had to face the same nagging problems but not all of them made it through as successfully as Chrysler.

CHEVROLET BEAT- It’s Time to Fly High!

May
10

Chevrolet Beat is an active hatchback in the segment of cars. This small car was launched in the year 2010 in petrol variant. General Motors launched the LPG variants of Beat in February 2011. And finally the much awaited Chevrolet Beat Diesel was launched in July 2011.

Harley Earl – GMs Ultra Prolific Designer

Apr
30

Harley Earl was born in a different era and at a different time.  The date was 1893 and the location was Los Angeles, in an area to become known as Hollywood.  It was a time of much promise for anyone young.  Harley was born into a family of horse-drawn carriage makers whose business eventually evolved into building automobile bodies.  Back then there were few car stylists who worked at the major automobile firms and custom bodies were primarily manufactured by independent firms such as Briggs, Fleetwood and others.  Among these were dozens of small custom shops, such as the Earl Automotive Works in Los Angeles, Ca.

A Muscle Car Returns

Apr
30

If you were a car-obsessed teenager in the 1970s then you probably know all about the Camaro Z28. The Z28 was the Camaro that had all of Chevy’s hot performance options and it was so fast that it was barely legal – really. Chevrolet built the Z28s from 1967 until 2002 at which point the line had evolved far away from its muscle car roots.

The Nissan 240Z Story

Apr
30

In the fall of 1969, Nissan Motor Company introduced a two-seater sports car to the automotive world. It had European styling, American power and Japanese build-quality. It was an immediate hit and began a following among sports car enthusiasts that has become almost cult-like. The car was the Datsun 240Z and here’s the story of this amazing car.

Hire a car or use public transport when on holiday

Apr
29

Using public transport is a greener and often cheaper alternative to hiring a car when considering travelling around while on holiday. In most larger cities, particularly English speaking ones, finding your way around using the local network of trains and buses shouldn’t be too much of an issue. You also have the added bonus of not worrying about the local traffic idiosyncrasies, and being able to enjoy a drink of alcohol without worrying about the drive home.

1970 Plymouth Hemicuda

Apr
24

The Cuda (Plymouth Barracuda) came in several different models – 318, 340, 360, 383, 440, 426 Hemi. It was one of the greatest muscle cars ever created. The first was introduced back in 1964 and the production continued to 1974. So, which is the ultimate Cuda? No doubt – The Hemicuda!

Talking about great cars, we should mention the fantastic 1970 Plymouth Hemicuda Giveaway, which you can easily win.

2008 Ford Mustang GT California Special

Apr
04

2008 Ford Mustang GT California Special - Muscle Cars BlogToday’s car is this black 2008 Mustang GT with the CS Trim. Being an appearance package, the heart of the GT/CS is it’s unique look. The GT/CS package offers a number of styling enhancements for the retro-styled fifth-generation Mustang. With 300 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque at its disposal this ride is a true muscle car by today’s standards.

Despite that owner got it just a few months ago and hasn’t done many mods, he installed very cool sequential tail lights and replaced the standard floor mats with a nice set of OEM pony mats. In addition to the rumbling V8, this GT comes along with many other nice features like rear spoiler, unique front fascia with a billet-style grille, side scoops, chrome exhaust tips, revised chin spoiler and embroidered leather sport seats. Read more!

1968 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Convertible – Not a car to pass on

Mar
15

1968 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Convertible - Not a car to pass on - Muscle Cars BlogToday’s 1968 Shelby GT500 Convertible has build sheet and Marti Report verified, Sunlit Gold over black, Factory A/C, power steering and brakes and it is Rotisserie restored! Achieving such great look is not an easy job – it costs a lot and takes time. However, a couple weeks back a Shelby expert was looking this muscle car over and everything went very smooth.

Before its inspection the car was very nice – you can see that in the pictures, but the top didn’t work too well, the exhaust was tired, and several small details were lacking. Here’s what the owner took care of in the past month: Click on Read more!

1968 Chevrolet Camaro C5R – 2013 Goodguys Muscle Machine of the Year Finalist

Mar
14

1968 Chevrolet Camaro C5R - 2013 Goodguys Muscle Machine of the Year Finalist - Muscle Cars BlogThe featured muscle car – 1968 Chevrolet Camaro C5R is 2013 Goodguys Muscle Machine of the Year Finalist! It has Doug Rippie Motorsports built C5R LS1 engine, Five speed TREMEC transmission, Full DSE suspension, Custom Forgeline wheels, C6 Z06 brakes, Custom fabrication everywhere, STACK gauges, 295 front, 345 rear tires!

Let’s look at the evolution of this muscle car from it’s creators:

Larry’s been tearing around in this car (he calls it “development,” of course…) and wound up at Goodguys in Charlotte in October.  He was there to do some autocrossing, and finishes FOURTH overall out of more than 30 entries, including ALL of the pro class cars!  Not bad for an ‘ol Camaro with a guy who started autocrossing this summer behind the wheel, wouldn’t you say? Click on Read more for more information and 139 photos!