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The Chrysler Corporation has gone through a lot of changes since its founding in 1925. The company struggled through the Great Depression of the 1930s, World War Two, several recessions, a few oil crises and the constant scramble for to furnish new designs to a fickle public. All carmakers have had to face the same nagging problems but not all of them made it through as successfully as Chrysler.
Chevrolet Beat is an active hatchback in the segment of cars. This small car was launched in the year 2010 in petrol variant. General Motors launched the LPG variants of Beat in February 2011. And finally the much awaited Chevrolet Beat Diesel was launched in July 2011.
Not many more things in life are more exciting than going as fast as you can in one of the fastest cars in the world, the feeling is comparable to flying a jet fighter but on the ground. This is the feeling that drives the world of motorsports, where people will train in order to drive the fastest around technical tracks against others. Some see this as a dangerous and while it does come with dangers, the drivers train so hard in order to cope with the fast speeds and tricky tracks that it sometimes seems super human what they can do. This is why watching motorsports on TV is so exciting as when the race starts and people try and get to first position you know that they are pushing themselves as far as anyone could. One aspect of racing that has become more and more popular over the years is placing a bet on who you think will come out on top.
Harley Earl was born in a different era and at a different time. The date was 1893 and the location was Los Angeles, in an area to become known as Hollywood. It was a time of much promise for anyone young. Harley was born into a family of horse-drawn carriage makers whose business eventually evolved into building automobile bodies. Back then there were few car stylists who worked at the major automobile firms and custom bodies were primarily manufactured by independent firms such as Briggs, Fleetwood and others. Among these were dozens of small custom shops, such as the Earl Automotive Works in Los Angeles, Ca.
If you were a car-obsessed teenager in the 1970s then you probably know all about the Camaro Z28. The Z28 was the Camaro that had all of Chevy’s hot performance options and it was so fast that it was barely legal – really. Chevrolet built the Z28s from 1967 until 2002 at which point the line had evolved far away from its muscle car roots.
In the fall of 1969, Nissan Motor Company introduced a two-seater sports car to the automotive world. It had European styling, American power and Japanese build-quality. It was an immediate hit and began a following among sports car enthusiasts that has become almost cult-like. The car was the Datsun 240Z and here’s the story of this amazing car.
Using public transport is a greener and often cheaper alternative to hiring a car when considering travelling around while on holiday. In most larger cities, particularly English speaking ones, finding your way around using the local network of trains and buses shouldn’t be too much of an issue. You also have the added bonus of not worrying about the local traffic idiosyncrasies, and being able to enjoy a drink of alcohol without worrying about the drive home.
The Cuda (Plymouth Barracuda) came in several different models – 318, 340, 360, 383, 440, 426 Hemi. It was one of the greatest muscle cars ever created. The first was introduced back in 1964 and the production continued to 1974. So, which is the ultimate Cuda? No doubt – The Hemicuda!
Talking about great cars, we should mention the fantastic 1970 Plymouth Hemicuda Giveaway, which you can easily win.
Today’s car is this black 2008 Mustang GT with the CS Trim. Being an appearance package, the heart of the GT/CS is it’s unique look. The GT/CS package offers a number of styling enhancements for the retro-styled fifth-generation Mustang. With 300 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque at its disposal this ride is a true muscle car by today’s standards.
Despite that owner got it just a few months ago and hasn’t done many mods, he installed very cool sequential tail lights and replaced the standard floor mats with a nice set of OEM pony mats. In addition to the rumbling V8, this GT comes along with many other nice features like rear spoiler, unique front fascia with a billet-style grille, side scoops, chrome exhaust tips, revised chin spoiler and embroidered leather sport seats. Read more!