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Ford F-Series Ready for SEMA


 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


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


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


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


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


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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Conan O’Brien Drives an Explosives-Packed Car Off A Cliff


You should really see this – in this action-packed big screen promo showing exclusively in Regal Cinemas, Conan shows the world how to be a complete bad ass.

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Romeo Ferraris Supercharged Corvette Z06


Romeo Ferraris Supercharged Corvette Z06 - Muscle Cars BlogWe’ve always had a special attraction for performance runner-up vehicles. We are referring to those cars that are included in the “go-fast segment” but have a “Number two” status in their range. One example is the Chevrolet Corvette Z06, which was the king of the ‘Vette range until GM released the ZR-1 model.

It seems like our sympathy for this kind of vehicles is shared by Romeo Ferraris. The Italian tuner has released a complex modification pack that is aimed at placing the Z06 above the factory stock ZR1.

The vehicle’s 7 liter LS7 V8 engine received a Vortex supercharger, an air-to-air aluminum intercooler, a blow-off valve, high-capacity fuel pump and injectors, as well as an ECU remap. The Italian tuning house has also added a custom exhaust. Read more!

Knight Rider Hero Mustang K.I.T.T Auctioned


Knight Rider Hero Mustang K.I.T.T Auctioned - Muscle Cars BlogAs it happened with the iconic Pontiac Trans Am from the ’80s series K.I.T.T., the Mustang GT from the second series also became the dream of many of the Knight Rider series’ fans. Now, one of the two cars built for the 2008 TV series driven by Justin Bruening as “Michael Knight,” which takes place 25 years after the original show, is set to go under the hammer, the Inside Line reports.

The car in question is a jet black 2008 Ford Mustang equipped with a 4.0L V-6 SOHC engine mated to a five-speed automatic transmission.

The car has been extensively modified with Ford Shelby GT 500KR components, including front Brembo performance brakes, 20-in. forged SVT wheels, GT 500KR seats (with red inserts and embroidered Carroll Shelby headrests), KR front bumper assembly, hood with vents, front and rear spoilers and KR rear bumper cover, HID headlamps, black KR stripe kit, carbon fiber side mirror covers and the appropriate “snake” badging. Read more!

Bumblebee Camaro Crashes During Filming


DC Police Chevy Suburban responding to emergency call somehow gets inside a closed set and has a collision with the Bumblebee Camaro being used to film the Transformers 3 movie. This was not in the script or part of the movie.

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