Posts Tagged ‘carbon fiber’

2010 Chevrolet Camaro Fesler-Moss

Mar
07

2010 Chevrolet Camaro Fesler-Moss - Muscle Cars BlogToday’s muscle cars is this 2010 Chevrolet Camaro Fesler-Moss. It features LS9 engine, Custom carbon fiber body work, Serial #1, Full custom stereo with navigation, A WICKED exhaust system, Orange houndstooth inserts and this is One of THE ultimate Camaros!

Few Camaros can turn heads like this one, and fewer still can plant them in the seats!  This monster sports GM’s greatest, the LS9 found in the ZR1 Corvette, along with a host of visual firepower!  With only 2500 original miles, the car’s nearly new, inside and out. Read more!

2012 Ford Mustang Creations n’ Chrome’s “Boy Racer” Goes Fast

May
16

2012 Ford Mustang Creations n' Chrome's "Boy Racer" Goes Fast - Muscle Cars BlogLooking for that perfect balance between Form and Function? The “Boy Racer” Mustang by Creations n’ Chrome offers a zero compromise approach to building your dream Mustang. With a Red Chrome and Carbon Fiber Exterior, 700 horsepower, Chromoly Roll Cage, Lightweight Forged Wheels and a Luxurious Race Inspired Custom Interior this pony can’t be beat on the track or on the street.  And now this crazy Stang hits 182.4mph at the Mojave Mile!

Read more for specs, images and video!

Ford and Dow Chemical hope to reduce weight of new cars by up to 750 pounds

Apr
16

Ford and Dow Chemical hope to reduce weight of new cars by up to 750 pounds - Muscle Cars BlogCutting the weight of new cars and trucks by up to 750 pounds by the end of the decade is a key component of Ford’s strategy to improve fuel efficiency. In order to help achieve that goal, Ford Motor Company is partnering with Dow Automotive Systems, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, to research the use of advanced carbon fiber composites in high-volume vehicles.

“There are two ways to reduce energy use in vehicles: improving the conversion efficiency of fuels to motion and reducing the amount of work that powertrains need to do,” said Paul Mascarenas, Ford chief technical officer and vice president, Research and Innovation. “Ford is tackling the conversion problem primarily through downsizing engines with EcoBoost® and electrification while mass reduction and improved aerodynamics are keys to reducing the workload.”

Ford is investigating a range of new materials, enhanced design processes and new manufacturing techniques that would enable automotive structures to meet increasingly stringent safety and quality standards while cutting weight. Read more!

2008 Ford Mustang GT500 KR Unique Shelby Autographed

Feb
29

2008 Ford Mustang GT500 KR Unique Shelby Autographed - Muscle Cars BlogHere is a truly ONE OF A KIND 2008 Ford Mustang GT500 KR 40th Annivarsary Edition loaded all the way up! This is a SHELBY AUTOGRAPHED GT 500 KR OWNED BY AMY BOYLAN EX PRESIDENT OF SHELBY! Signed by entire production team at Shelby under custom carbon fiber hood!!!

As we said, this unique muscle car is owned by Amy Boylan ex-president of Shelby and was built for her with tons of factory upgrades. Currently is rated at 600 hp, but can be tuned much higher…  You can have this baby for US $100,000.00 and it is currently located at West Coast Customs store! Read more for unique gallery!

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Custom Drag Rad Rides by Troy

Feb
23

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Custom Drag Rad Rides by Troy - Muscle Cars BlogThis Jaw Dropping 1969 Chevrolet Camaro is priced at US $299,000.00 and serves as further proof, as if anywhere needed, that no one builds a more radical rides than Troy Trepanier of “ Rad Rides by Troy” fame. Well over $600,000.00 was invested in building this incredible machine, which rockets out of the chute under the spell of a gigantic Tunnel-Port 710 C.I. Chuck Norton engine cranking thru a Lenco 3-Speed to a Mark Williams third member. Rad Rides by Troy is also responsible for the eye catching yet very tasteful designed Orange and Silver paint scheme. Based on a Jerry Bickle Racing Chassis, this car uses a complete Race Pack data logging system to insure maximum performance. This car is a custom 1 of 1 and has never seen the racetrack. Below is a list of the vehicle highlights. Click on Read more for LOTS of pictures!