Few cars carry as direct a link between motorsports and the showroom as the Boss 302. Parnelli Jones drove a Mustang, powered by a canted-valve, hand built, 5 liter engine and four speed manual, and you could go to your local dealer and have one, too! Hey—the production cars even ran his stripes! A big carb, a big intake, big heads opened a lot of eyes to small block power, and the power waiting to be unleashed with a simple set of headers and an aggressive cam are the stuff of legend. This example here is quite the street fighter, packing the Boss engine, 3.91 gears and little else. It’s as close as you could get to a Mustang race car with license plates in 1970! Click on Read more for more!
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Since its introduction in the early 60’s, the Ford Mustang has experienced periods of highs and periods of lows. The good thing about the Mustang is that Ford has never taken its eyes off this iconic car. It is a testament to good old-fashioned engineering backed by powerful engine muscle. There have been many variations of the Ford Mustang during the years, and we’ll have a look at a few that seemed more special than the others. Some of these cars are limited-edition (less than 5,000 units) and some have large production numbers (more than 100,000) but they have one thing in common. They are the among the best muscle cars in the world.
0 car finance is one of the most successful finance options. It is consistently attracting customers to buying their ideal motor, brand new, where other deals pumped with interest have failed. But what are the real pros and cons of purchasing your motor on 0 car finance? What is great enough to cause a rise of over 42 per cent in the number of customers who are choosing to go with car dealer finance?
0 per cent car finance is one of the most cost effective ways of spreading your payments over a longer period of time. If you like to spend your money on the little niceties in life such as meals out and shopping sprees, 0 per cent finance is usually a set repayment around which you can restructure your financial life.
It might sound too good to be true, and there are a few pit falls. Of course, 0 car finance isn’t available to every Tom, Dick and Harry. There is a list of criteria that has to be met, and having a good credit history will really help you out.
Selling 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!
Chevrolet will build 69 COPO Camaros for 2012, the brand’s first purpose-built Camaro drag-racing specialty car designed to compete with the quickest in NHRA’s Stock Eliminator and Super Stock classes. National records for quarter-mile times in these contests are in the nine-second range.
As such, the COPO Camaros are expected to be the quickest Camaro ever offered by Chevrolet.
“The COPO Camaro is going to shake up the sportsman drag racing ranks this summer and give Chevy fans a great new reason to cheer on the Bowtie,” said Jim Campbell, GM U.S. vice president of Performance Vehicles & Motorsports. “COPO builds off the strengths that have made the Camaro the best-selling sports car in America. And while it was developed strictly for the drag strip, the COPO Camaro is infused with the same performance pedigree that every Camaro shares.”
The 69-car production for the 2012 COPO Camaro matches the number of “ZL-1” COPO Camaros made in 1969. COPO stands for Central Office Production Order and was Chevrolet’s special-order system in used by dealers to build high-performance models in the 1960s. Read more!