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2012 Mustang Cobra Jet Specs

Dec
01

2012 Mustang Cobra Jet Specs - Muscle Cars BlogNew for 2012 Model Year:

* Revised 5.4L supercharged engine – different specifications/rating than 2008/2010 model
* Aluminum engine block
* Double keyed crankshaft snout
* Manley H-beam rods
* Improved low-drag racing brakes – Strange Engineering
* Improved rear suspension w/revised rear upper control arm and lower control arm mounts
* Revised and optimized spring rates front and rear
* New design black anodized Cobra Jet wheels – Weld Racing
* Goodyear tires – all new DR compound – Cobra Jet branded
* Brake pedal 2-step switch (micro)
* Optional colors – Race Red, Grabber Blue, and Winner White – no additional charge. Read more!

V24 Diesel Engine on the Dyno – 24V71 Detroit

01-Dec-2010

This is 24 cylinder Detroit that these guys are putting in a custom 359 Peterbilt. It will use an Allison Transmission, and the engine will be in the front of the truck. They are starting off with 40 foot 4″ X 14″ rectangle rails, not sure how long it will end up being. This baby is estimated at 3,424 horsepower.


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Restomod ’67 Shelby GT500 Mustang

Nov
29

Restomod ’67 Shelby GT500 Mustang - Muscle Cars BlogEngine swaps have been around as long as there have been different manufacturers making a variety of models. Whether it’s putting a flathead V8 in your Model A Ford, or injecting some modern power into your aging musclecar, an engine swap can define an entire vehicle. Such is the case with this spectacular 1967 Mustang that’s dressed up like a Shelby GT500 and packs a 2004 Mustang Cobra power plant under the hood. That means 32 valves, a supercharger, and drivability that they couldn’t imagine back in the good old, bad old days.

The rest of the car was updated as well, but the basic goodness of the Mustang shape was retained, along with the very best Shelby upgrades, creating a Pro-Touring fastback that has to be seen to be believed. Built by the guys at Pro Touring Super Cars (a division of Speed, Inc.), this was a cost-no-object car from the beginning. Speed, Inc. specializes in putting late model power into vintage muscle, and bringing the latest technology to bear on the cars of the past. What better way to do that than build a Shelby GT500 tribute with one of Ford’s most potent late-model powertrains? Read more!

8.99 Lingenfelter LS9 Camaro Run Quarter Mile

29-Nov-2010



Lingenfelter LS9 supercharger with nitrous 2010 Camaro breaks into the 8s. 2nd video from a different angle…  Check out the gallery of this awesome 2010 Lingenfelter Camaro SS


Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition Price Revealed

Nov
26

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition Price Revealed - Muscle Cars BlogThe current incarnation of the Chevrolet Corvette is a vehicle that manages to offer outstanding
performance. We are talking about the entire Corvette range here, as all the incarnations of the vehicle have proven to be able to offer a hard time to European contenders.

Knowing this, we can only be thrilled when thinking about the 2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition. This a track-ready beast that makes extensive use of goodies to offer enthusiasts an extreme experience.

The vehicle showed its face to the world in March this year, at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, but General Motors left us waiting for a price and a release date. Read more!

1,500-lbs Of Cell Phones Crushed On a Camaro

26-Nov-2010



Doug’s car gets smashed by thousands of cell phones.

Another episode in the saga of the Dog Food Challenge.

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Choose Name for Ford Mustang V6 Performance Package

Nov
22

Choose Name for Ford Mustang V6 Performance Package - Muscle Cars BlogThe contemporary automotive world uses innovative marketing schemes in order to create a deep connection between vehicles and consumers. This is exactly what Ford is trying to do with its latest initiative, as the company is asking the Mustang’s Facebook community to come up with a name for the Performance Package offered on the V6 Mustang.

The community, which has over 940,000 members was asked to submit ideas for names, with these being posted in a special gallery on the Mustang’s Facebook page, where the top five will be voted by the public. Subsequently, Ford will choose one of these names.

The winner, which can be proud of the fact that he/she has brought a contribution to the Mustang legend, will receive a two-year lease on a 2012 Mustang V6 with the Performance Package. Read more!

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit: Pagani vs Lamborghini

21-Nov-2010


Witness a never-seen-before live-action car chase between the Pagani Zonda Cinque and a Lamborghini Murcielago Interceptor. Gaming’s greatest car chase starts now, are you ready to turn friends into frenemies?

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Ford F-150 EcoBoost Torture Test Episode 3: 24 Hours of NASCAR Track Testing

20-Nov-2010

Check out the video of the F-150 as it runs a full day at full throttle. This is episode 3!


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LA 2010: 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

Nov
17

LA 2010: 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible - Muscle Cars BlogNew Camaro Convertible Blends Top-Down Driving Fun With Precise Engineering

2010-11-16

* On sale in February 2011
* Well-tailored fabric top
* Acoustical headliner for quietness and easy-to-use single latch
* Robust, reinforced structure supports a sports coupe-like driving experience
* Better torsional stiffness than BMW 3-Series convertible

LOS ANGELES – The segment-leading Chevrolet Camaro opens a new chapter as the 2011 Camaro convertible premieres at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. The new convertible begins production in January and goes on sale in February. It includes an enhanced body structure and well-tailored top mechanism – a combination designed to deliver sports coupe-like driving fun and precise quality.

“The launch of the new convertible opens Camaro design and performance to a new set of potential customers,” said Chris Perry, vice president of Chevrolet marketing. “The 21st century revival of Camaro is tremendously popular, so it’s a natural to now expand and elevate the product range in new directions.” Read more!