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1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster

Jul
10

1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster Front Angle150 bhp, 235.5 cu. in. “Blue Flame” OHV inline six-cylinder engine, three 1-barrel Carter carburetors, Powerglide two-speed automatic transmission, independent front suspension with unequal length A-arms and coil springs, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 102 in.

In the early-1950s, a team of GM engineers, headed up by Harley Earl, went to work trying to create a fiberglass-bodied car that had the appeal to compete with European sports cars. Harley Earl had excelled at swooping design since the 1920s and designed

1969 Dodge Hemi Super Bee

Jul
09

1969 Dodge Hemi Super Bee Front AngleHighlights:

  • 1 of 98 Hemi Super Bees produced in 1969
  • Chrysler Registry report
  • Radio delete
  • Optional side scoops
  • Bucket seats
  • A34 Super Track Pak
  • Carlisle Invitational, 2011
  • Feature car Mopar Collectors Guide October, 2012
  • Carlisle Celebrity Judge Award, 2014

New F-150 Raptor Wraps Up Initial Desert Durability Testing

Jul
08

new f-150 raptor wraps up initial desert durability testingFord’s toughest, smartest, most capable off-road truck ever – recently completed more than 1,000 miles of testing in the southwestern United States.

Over 1,028 miles of desert trail designed to parallel the Baja race course in Mexico, the 66-mile route featured a wide range of surfaces including fast sandy washes, deep-rutted silt beds, steep climbs in deep sand, and slow meticulous crawls through tight trenches. The truck topped speeds of 100 mph in places, slowing to 10 mph in others, for an average speed of approximately 50 mph. The 2017 Raptor is 25 percent faster than the current truck based on lap times.

1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 283-250 HP

Jul
07

1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 283-250 HP Front AngleThis multiple award-winning 1957 Chevrolet Corvette is one of the first production Corvettes fitted with Rochester fuel injection, making it a player in one of the most interesting chapters in Corvette history. As the 1957 model year loomed, newly promoted GM vice president and Chevrolet general manager Ed Cole was not happy.

2015 VelociRaptor 600 Supercharged Ford F-150 Truck – Dyno Tested [VIDEO]

Jul
02

Source: Hennessey

New Chevrolet Camaro Tested and Tuned on Eight Tracks, and the Autobahn

Jul
01

New Chevrolet Camaro Tested and Tuned on Eight Tracks and the AutobahnTo celebrate its return to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Chevrolet has shipped a surprise across the Atlantic for its European debut – the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro. The sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro revealed today was tested and tuned on more than eight tracks around the world as well as on the Autobahn, and offers higher levels of performance, technology and refinement.

Camaro, which goes on sale in the U.S. this year, has held a leadership position in the sporty car segment for the past five years. In Europe, Camaro will become available in spring/summer of 2016 as LT and V-8 models. Prices and final technical specifications will be announced closer to launch.

New Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Revealed

Jun
29

2015 Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Front AngleRemaining true to its performance roots, the Mopar brand unveiled the next-generation Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, a factory-prepped package car specifically geared for drag racing. The vehicle, revealed today at the FCA US LLC Chelsea Proving Grounds, is built on the Dodge Challenger platform and will come with the option of either the brand’s first-ever offering of a supercharged 354-cubic-inch Gen III HEMI® engine or a naturally aspirated 426-cubic-inch Gen III HEMI engine.

Ford Performance Shelby GT350R-C to Make IMSA Competition Debut

Jun
26

Ford Performance Shelby GT350R-C to Make IMSA Competition Debut at Watkins GlenThere’s no mistaking the wicked sound or aggressive looks of the all-new Shelby® GT350R-C that Ford announced today would see its first official track time at Watkins Glen this weekend.

Ford Shelby GT350R-C, the competition version of the reincarnated icon, will compete in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, a showdown of the most popular – and accessible – performance cars from around the world.

The GT350R production car was unveiled in January, and is one of more than 12 new vehicles Ford Performance will bring to market through 2020. Since its introduction, sports car enthusiasts have eagerly awaited the debut of a racing version.

Chevrolet Lifts Lid on 2016 Camaro Convertible

Jun
25

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Front AngleThe electro-hydraulic power roof system features multilayer construction – including acoustic and thermal barriers – designed for a comfortable, quiet driving experience in all seasons. The top emulates the sleek silhouette of the Camaro coupe.

“The 2016 Camaro coupe will set the benchmark for the segment in terms of technology, performance and design,” said Todd Christensen, Camaro marketing manager. “Adding the most sophisticated top in the segment brings another level of refinement – and driving enjoyment – to the Camaro convertible.”

Roush Automotive Collection Open House 2

Jun
24

Roush Automotive Collection Open House 2The Roush Automotive Collection held their second Open House of the season, welcoming fans to interact with ROUSH Performance’s NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers and Jack, Jack Jr., and Susan Roush.

Like the first, this Open House event featured a car cruise-in, door prize drawings, ROUSH Performance Facility Tours, drag race simulator, Mustang pinball machine, and a ROUSH engine build competition.