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1967 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback – Eleanor’s Worst Nitemare


1967 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback - Eleanor’s Worst Nitemare - Muscle Cars BlogThe featured 1967 Ford Mustang Custom Fastback is the Eleanor’s worst Nitemare. Truly one-of-a-kind, this 1967 Ford Mustang Pro Touring Fastback has been hand-built from the ground up and is a multi-award winner! What’s more, this muscle car is AUTOGRAPHED by CARROLL SHELBY himself on the dash!! What a masterpiece! As far as we know, this muscle car has been officially named “NITEMARE” because it is just that intense!

This build was a joint effort between two top restoration shops: CUSTOM CLASSIC RESTORATIONS in Illinois, and BILLUPS AUTO BODY in Oklahoma. Both known for building ONLY THE BEST! The two teams worked together for over 10 months to produce this amazing 1967 Pro Touring Mustang. An estimated$240,000 was invested in this awesome machine! Check out the details and photos!

1969 Ford Mustang MACH 1 428


1969 Ford Mustang MACH 1 428 - Muscle Cars BlogLadies and gentlemen, the exceptionally clean muscle car – the 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 offered here is likely the finest factory original anywhere, and is one of the rarest. This Mach 1 packs it’s factory 428 Cobra Jet Ram Air engine, 4-speed manual transmission, and 3.50 traction lok differential. Raven Black with red stripes, black deluxe interior, power steering and brakes, shaker hood and more.

This amazing Mustang was a poster car for the Sta-Fast Tape Company, and proudly garnished the cover of the May 2007 edition of Hemmings Muscle Machines Magazine. (There is a pristine copy that goes with the car..) This delightful find is heavily documented with it’s original factory build sheet, original factory invoice and window sticker, original warranty book with owner’s card, Deluxe Marti Report, a copy of a previous owner’s Virginia title showing 17k actual miles in 1990, a 2003 Letter from Ford verifying the car and it’s original equipment, the original owner’s manual, and a letter from Kevin Marti declaring this car to be 1 of only 28 to have been built as this one was. Click on Read more for many pictures of this lovely muscle car!

1970 Dodge Charger RT Race Hemi Setup


1970 Dodge Charger RT Race Hemi Setup - Muscle Cars Blog1970 Dodge Charger R/T Race Hemi Setup is today’s featured muscle car. As you can see from the pictures, this is a completely restored classic muscle car with the following upgrades:

The suspension was completely upgraded with a full Hotchkis Suspension Kit including sub-frame connector. The Braking system was upgraded with a Wilwood disc system. The 440 engine was replaced with a “true vintage race hemi engine” with a dual plug setup with original Accel dual head distributor and a cross-ram intake. The engine was completely rebuilt with the street in mind – 425 HP Plus…

The transmission is a 727 Automatic with a reverse manual valve body, meaning you shift gears on the console. (PRN123) More than $80K was spent on this drive-line. You will not find another engine setup like this. Custom exhaust with ceramic coated pipes and Magnaflow system make the Charger shake the ground. The Body and Paint are spectacular with the Mango Orange color. Read more!

2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 vs. 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Track Test Video


2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 vs. 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Track Test Video - Muscle Cars BlogIt’s all about muscle cars and horsepower! That’s one reason why we’ve been so interested in the rivalry between the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro over the last several decades. This being the case, the latest Ford Shelby GT500 has been King of the Road ever since it was unveiled as a 2013 model. With 82 more horsepower (rated) and a couple hundred pounds less weight to move, the ‘Stang out to outrun the range-topping 2012 Camaro ZL1 in straight-line performance testing.

Of course, the world doesn’t always operate in straight lines, meaning there’s a whole lot more to this story left to unfold. The boys from Inside Line decided to round up the latest GT500 and Camaro ZL1 models to see which would come out on top in a series of head-to-head contests. Check out the incredible video – click on Read More!

What You Should Know about Car Insurance before Buying Your Car


As a rule of thumb, consumers should include the cost of insurance in their auto-buying budget since it’s such a vital aspect of owning a car. Many people may not realize that they should buy the insurance before buying the car.

It’s an even lesser known fact, that buying insurance online is where the biggest discounts are. But before you buy car insurance on lacapitale.com or some other website, check out some insurance comparison websites and keep in mind these important items:

The Place of Ford in Britain’s Car Industry


With seven separate locations and over five hundred and fifty dealerships, Ford is the UK’s biggest motor company. This is in addition to Ford’s several large production plants, where vehicles, engines, parts, components and transmissions are manufactured. Overall, Ford in Britain employ approximately 35,000 people in product development, manufacturing, sales, marketing, and service roles. Ford has been Britain’s best-selling car brand for over thirty years, and Ford cars have been leaders in the commercial vehicle market since 1965. With around 440,000 cars and other commercial vehicles sold every year, Ford is a major presence in Britain’s car industry.

1967 Ford Shelby GT500E SuperSnake Eleanor


1967 Ford Shelby GT500E SuperSnake Eleanor - Muscle Cars Blog1967 Mustang GT500E Resto Mod “Eleanor” is a very well-known muscle car, but the featured resto mod owns a tuned/built Coyote 5.0L engine 475 hp, custom headers, exhaust, rack and pinion steering, cold air intake, automatic TCI transmission. The mere mention of the name conjures up images of “the ultimately modernized Shelby Mustang”, the movie “Gone in 60 Seconds” & legendary performance & good looks.

This GT500E is so much more than most & may very well be the most unique one ever built. It’s the culmination of a 6-year project by a very well known Southeastern US classic & custom car builder whose incredible metal fabrication skills can be seen throughout the car. Inside, on & around the historic, ground-breaking engine are many hand fabricated items & many of the finest components today’s hot rod industry has to offer:

The air cleaner assembly is a one-off, custom machined unit you’ll not find anywhere else. Starting it all is a high-torque mini starter that gets power from a master-switch controlled 1000 amp Optima battery located in the trunk. Keeping that precious engine cool is a custom fabricated aluminum radiator with 2 thermostatically controlled electric fans. Custom touches abound in the form of all-braided steel lines & fittings, polished billet hood hinges, a one-off polished Ford logo cooling system cap, custom, chromed, frame-strengthening tubular reinforcement bars & flat fender aprons and firewall. Read more and see the great image gallery!

A Look at the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500


The 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 has made a big splash at Ford Canada dealerships. It is also one of the hottest selling muscle cars throughout North America. A big reason for that is power. Car lovers can’t get enough of it, and Ford has really delivered by upping the performance output of the 2013 model to an intoxicating 662 horsepower. Shelby fans were already quite satisfied with last year’s 550-hp engine.

1967 Ford Mustang SG-One – Unique – 900+ HP


1967 Ford Mustang SG-One - Unique - 900+ HP - Muscle Cars BlogLamborghini Las Vegas presents this monstrous classic muscle car, 1967 Ford “Obsidian Sg-One” Mustang. This vehicle has only covered 500 miles since it’s completion! From it’s striking exterior, to the vicious powerplant resting beneath a bulging hood, the Obsidian SG-One is the pinnacle of the classic muscle car world. No detail was overlooked in the creation of this brute-force show stopper, and with a twin Rotrex supercharged V-8, staggering performance parallels it’s devastating good looks. In addition to power, street drivability was an important factor during SG-One’s commissioning; RSS adjustable suspension coupled with Quad piston Brembo brakes where added to enhance stability on the road. One thing is for sure – this bad-ass muscle car costs way over US $315,000.00  Check out 96 images of this awesome muscle car!

Sell your car at Car Hut


sell my carSelling your car can be frustrating, and can leave you with a tough choice.  You can take it to a dealership, where you can count on getting a price that’s fair for them – but not fair for you.  Another option is to try to sell it on your own.  You won’t have to put up with the dealer, and you’ll be able to name your price, as long as you’re willing to wait for someone who wants to pay your price.  Depending on where you are, you’ll be lucky if a few dozen people a day drive past your “For Sale” sign, and even luckier if any of them stop long enough to look at the car behind it.  If you’d rather not choose between a timely sale and a fair price, Car Hut Australia is your solution.  Sign up with a free account, and in minutes you’ll be posting photos and information to get your car sold. For a limited time you can also sell my car for free  by  setting your own price and show your car to hundreds of visitors every day with Car Hut Australia. Read more!