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2010 SEMA Mustang

Oct
29

2010 SEMA Mustang - Muscle Cars BlogFORD MUSTANG LEGACY AT SEMA CONTINUES WITH POWERFUL, STYLISH VERSIONS OF THE 2011 PONY CAR

* Ford Mustang is sure to please at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show in Las Vegas Nov. 2-5, where nine Mustangs will show off their performance and style
* A Mustang GT by Ford Vehicle Personalization uses a white and coral theme along with several Ford Custom Accessories items painted in liquid silver to give this car a look all its own. Other Mustangs show off themes such as breast cancer awareness and street warrior
* Along with customized versions of Mustang, the 2012 Mustang Boss 302 will give visitors to the Ford stand a look at the reinvented legendary road race machine from the late 1960s

Dearborn, Mich., Oct. 27, 2010 – Ford Motor Company is tapping the 2010 SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show in Las Vegas to showcase nine customized versions of Mustang, displaying the vehicles alongside the new Mustang Boss 302. Read more!

ProCharger SVT Raptor 600 hp supercharger

Oct
29

ProCharger SVT Raptor 600 hp supercharger - Muscle Cars BlogBuilding on their 16+ year history and expertise in supercharging Ford engines, ProCharger is proud to announce availability of High Output Intercooled Supercharger System and Tuner Kit for 5.4L and 6.2L Ford F-150 SVT Raptor trucks. Both the 100 percent complete HO Intercooled System and Tuner Kit are available now through ProCharger dealers across the US and Canada.

Utilizing the patented and proven, self-contained ProCharger centrifugal supercharger making 8-9 psi of boost, both the 5.4L 3V and 6.2L engines respond very well to ProCharger’s intercooled forced-induction solution. Using a ProCharger D-1SC supercharger and large, front-mounted air-to-air intercooler, 6.2L Raptors make more than 600 horsepower and outstanding torque on high quality pump gas, while Raptors equipped with the 5.4L 3V engine use a P-1SC-1 supercharger to produce more than 500 horsepower.

Thanks to the proven supercharger drive system, highly efficient supercharger compressor design and effective, air-to-air intercooler system, ProCharger produces the largest, most reliable power gains in the industry. Read more!

Chrysler at SEMA 2010 with video

Oct
27

Chrysler at SEMA 2010 with video - Muscle Cars BlogMopar® Previews Customized Vehicles for 2010 SEMA Show

Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep® and Ram Truck Vehicles Get Mopar® Treatment

October 25, 2010 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – It’s SEMA season.

Mopar® is preparing 35 vehicles for the upcoming 2010 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show, which takes place Nov. 2-5 in Las Vegas. Mopar will fill its 15,300-square-foot space with customized Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep® and Ram Truck vehicles.

“With five exhibits, the Mopar brand will have a major presence at SEMA,” said Pietro Gorlier, President and Chief Executive Officer – Mopar, Chrysler Group’s service, parts and customer-care brand. “Mopar will showcase cutting-edge technology, innovative accessories, authentic parts, and new customer-care initiatives. And our Moparized vehicles will be must-see.”

“We created an amazing cast of Mopar image vehicles for SEMA,” said Ralph Gilles, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dodge Car Brand and Senior Vice President – Product Design. “As all of our new vehicles arrive in dealerships this year, we want to inspire customization and personalization. Our Mopar image vehicles will definitely turn heads.” Read More!

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392

Oct
27

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 - Muscle Cars BlogLaunching Off the Line: Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 Delivers New Levels of Performance With Loads More Torque, Horsepower and Maximum Handling

October 25, 2010 , Auburn Hills, Mich. –

Dodge’s ultimate modern American muscle coupe, the Dodge Challenger SRT8 392, receives a big boost in horsepower and torque with the introduction of the legendary 392-cubic inch HEMI V8 powertrain for the street.

And the product story goes beyond the power rumbling under the hood.

Dodge performance loyalists asked for more power off the line, and the 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 answers the call with 470 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque. That’s 90 lb.-ft. more torque at 2,900 rpm compared with the previous 6.1-liter V-8 engine.

Building on its original mantra of a rear-drive coupe that delivers balance between form and function, the Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 also brings world-class ride and handling along with high-performance braking and the latest technology that delivers improved fuel efficiency. Read more!

Ford F-Series Ready for SEMA

Oct
23

 Ford F-Series Ready for SEMA - Muscle Cars BlogAmerican manufacturer Ford, one of the most active carmakers in aftermarket customization, is getting ready to rock the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas at the beginning of  November with an entire line of specially tweaked F-Series trucks.

Built together with various aftermarket specialists, the models to be presented at SEMA include a motocross concept, a Pro Football Hall of Fame-dedicated truck and a race car support truck. Below is the list of F-Series goodies to be showcased at the event.

Godfather Customs 2011 Ford F-150 – based on the F-150 powered by a 3.5l EcoBoost engine, the truck comes with a 2.5-inch cowl induction hood, bumper cover, roll pan, handle relocator, tonneau bed cover and liner and halo taillamps. Read more!

2011 Dodge Challenger With New Pentastar V6 305 HP Power Unit

Oct
22

2011 Dodge Challenger With New Pentastar V6 305 HP Power Unit - Muscle Cars BlogPentastar V-6 Set to Roll Out Across Broad Range of New Chrysler Vehicles

* New Pentastar is slated to be available across 13 vehicles, including trucks and sport utilities, by 2013
* Significant cost savings realized with shift from seven engines to one V-6 engine
* 2011 V-6 Challenger boosted 55 horsepower to 305 horsepower with new Pentastar V-6
* Introduced in 2011 Jeep® Grand Cherokee, new V-6 engine will soon be available in new Chrysler Town & Country, 300 and 200, and Dodge Charger, Avenger, Durango and Journey
* Designed for a range of specific applications, horsepower and torque are tuned for specific models
* Fuel efficiency improvement will average up to 7 percent across the model range.

October 21, 2010 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – Improved fuel efficiency, more power and reduced emissions, all hallmarks of the new Pentastar V-6 engine, will soon be available across 13 models from Chrysler Group LLC.

The Pentastar V-6, the most advanced six cylinder engine ever produced by Chrysler Powertrain group, is slated to be the ‘workhorse’ engine across many models and will eventually replace seven different V-6 engines over the next three years. By 2014, the new V-6 is expected to account for more than a third of the powertrains in the vehicle line-up and substantially contribute to an overall corporate fuel efficiency improvement of more than 25 percent. Read more!

Sneak Peek at Chevrolet’s SEMA 2010 surprises

21-Oct-2010

A preview of what Chevrolet has in store for the 2010 SEMA show in Las Vegas. Catch a glimpse at these “great show cars that translate into products you can buy down the road.”

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Geiger Supercharges the 2011 Mustang GT

Oct
21

Geiger Supercharges the 2011 Mustang GT - Muscle Cars BlogIf you’re looking for an American vehicle redefined by an European tuner, you have to include Geiger Cars. The German modification company has a passion for enhancing U.S. vehicles.  The latest project to be released by the German tuner is based on the 2011 Ford Mustang 5.0.

“In early summer of this year – and therefore just in time for the introduction of the trendy Pony Car on its home market – GeigerCars.de presented the first vehicles of the 2011 Ford Mustang generation in the Munich showroom as well. The Bavarian US car specialists now react by taking their own tuning version of the V8 coupe to the start. It was refined both regarding looks and performance,” stated the press release. Read more!

Neiman Marcus Camaro Convertible Sold in 3 Minutes

Oct
20

Neiman Marcus Camaro Sold in 3 Minutes - Muscle Cars BlogDETROIT – In just three minutes earlier today, customers claimed all 100 of the special edition 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertibles prepared exclusively for the annual Neiman Marcus Christmas Book. These new owners claimed their Neiman Marcus Edition cars via a special telephone reservation process, a few hours after the car appeared on NBC’s Today Show.

Only 100 special edition convertibles will be built, each offering luxury appointments inspired by Neiman Marcus combined with the legendary performance of the Camaro SS. The new owners will take delivery of their special edition cars in the spring of 2011, shortly after the new 2011 Chevrolet Camaro arrives in dealerships.

The Neiman Marcus Edition is defined by its exclusive Deep Bordeaux exterior color, accented by subtle, “ghosted” rally stripes. The exterior color is complimented by a matching fabric top and windshield frame finished in matte silver, both also exclusive to the Neiman Marcus edition.

The Neiman Marcus Camaro Convertible has a retail price of $75,000. For more information on the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book, please visit: www.neimanmarcus.com/christmasbook.

All Neiman Marcus Edition Camaro Convertibles will be SS models with a 6.2-liter, V-8 engine. The 100 future owners who made reservations today chose between the 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission.

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Chevrolet Corvette In The Water

19-Oct-2010


Someone stole a corvette and drove it around the beach until they went into the water. According to the cameraman, his roomate texted him “Car in water. Come to beach” so he grabbed his camera and ran down there.


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