Posts Tagged ‘exterior’

Why the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 is a class apart from the rest

Dec
12

The new 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 is an awesome muscle car.

With a supercharged V-8 engine and 662 horsepower, this little beast can surpass 200 miles per hour – this fact alone would be enough to make many men consider buying the car, but when you consider the low price of £35,000, it is clear that this car is simply a steal!

The first production Lingenfelter LTA at the 2012 SEMA Show

Oct
31

The first production Lingenfelter LTA at the 2012 SEMA Show - Muscle Cars BlogLingenfelter Performance Engineering (LPE) has turned their LTA concept car into reality by debuting the first production Lingenfelter LTA at the 2012 SEMA Show.

Lingenfelter announces they will build a limited quantity of Lingenfelter LTA vehicles for eager customers to purchase starting this year. Initially developed to evoke the muscle car styling from the past combined with Lingenfelter’s latest technologies, the Lingenfelter LTA has been a hit in collector car circles and enthusiast crowds across the country.

Due to overwhelming response after displaying conceptual versions of the LTA at previous SEMA Shows and other events, Lingenfelter has decided to take the car to production,” said Ken Lingenfelter, owner of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering. “As a long-time admirer of the Firebird Super Duty, I initially wanted to build this car to celebrate and improve upon that special brand. After gauging the reactions of interested customers, we learned many enthusiasts share our passion for these eye-catching performance vehicles. And after thousands of inquiries, Lingenfelter determined we had to build limited quantities of the Lingenfelter LTA.” Read more!

2013 Chevy Camaro Hot Wheels Edition at SEMA 2012

Oct
31

2013 Chevy Camaro Hot Wheels Edition at SEMA 2012 - Muscle Cars BlogThe dream of millions of Hot Wheels® fans of all ages will come when the Camaro Hot Wheels® Edition arrives at Chevrolet dealerships early next year. It’s the first time a full-size, production Hot Wheels® car has been offered for sale by any manufacturer.

Blister packaging and orange race track not included.

“Millions of us grew up playing with Hot Wheels,” said Chris Perry, vice president of Chevrolet Marketing. “Offering a special production model of the Camaro Hot Wheels is an opportunity to bring those memories to life, for kids of all ages.”

The Camaro Hot Wheels® Edition debuted at the SEMA Show, in Las Vegas. A special run of the Camaro Hot Wheels® Edition will be produced in the first quarter of 2013 – and like the collectable toys on which it is based – when they’re gone, they’re gone.

“It’s been nearly 20 years since I started designing cars for Hot Wheels and I have yet to drive one home,” said Felix Holst, vice president of creative for the Mattel Wheels Division. “Personally, I can’t wait to open the doors and see the Hot Wheels Camaro sitting in the garage.”

The appearance of the Camaro Hot Wheels® Edition echoes the cues that Hot Wheels enthusiasts recognize, including a vibrant, graphics-accented metallic paint scheme and even the red-lined wheels. The result is instantly recognizable as a Hot Wheels. Click on Read more!

Dodge Charger Juiced Concept V10

Oct
14

Dodge Charger Juiced Concept V10 - Muscle Cars BlogThis year’s edition of SEMA will feature the usual slew of over-the-top, modified cars with all sorts of wild mods, ranging from crazy paint finishes and liveries, to engine swaps and mechanical modifications – all appreciated in their own way, and by a distinct crowd.

One of the real expected crowd-pullers is this, the Dodge Charger Juiced concept. It features a plain paint finish, with some plain wheels, and a plain and subtle body kit, and that’s about it. However, as it is most often the case, it’s what you don’t see that really makes a difference, and in this case, a very big difference – 8.4-liters-worth to be precise. Read more and see the gallery!

2012 Chevrolet Camaro Panther Edition

Oct
06

2012 Chevrolet Camaro Panther Edition - Muscle Cars BlogCheck out this awesome brand new 2012 Chevrolet Camaro SLP  Panther Edition!! This is a limited production car that is built as a super charged throw back to the original Camaro. Before the Camaro was ever deemed the Camaro it was referred to as project Panther. Early plans were for the car to be named The Panther. There were several cars produced early under the name panther.

There are only 2 known to exist today. The cars had a black and gold color scheme as you also see here on this car. This car has build number 9 on the dash. Meaning it is only the 9th car like this produced. This car produces a mind blowing 600 hp and has been completely modified with engine, suspension, exhaust, and interior and exterior modifications to create The Panther. What’s sure is you can impress even the harshest perfomance enthusiast with such extremely rare and collector car like the featured 2012 Chevrolet Camaro Panther Edition. Read more!

Chevy Camaro’s suspension system – an enormous contribution into the stunning execution

Sep
25

The 2012 Chevy Camaro has become the fastest and the most powerful muscle car the world has ever seen. The 2012 Camaro is expected to be as forceful as it’s possible, with the output rating of more than 570 hp! 580 hp, to be precise. Sounds like it’s more than ready for the road. Along with the fierce horsepower, the Camaro makes 550 lb-ft of torque. It goes far ahead than its closest rival, the Cadillac CTS-V.

The Camaro keeps the balance of performance and technology in the one car, with the newest investments in performance traction management and Magnetic Ride Control (MRC). It enables the Camaro’s track-focused suspension shift from hard to soft, depending on the track. Let alone active exhaust that awakens the neighbors. The ZL1′s Magnetic Ride System includes Sport and Tour driver selectable modes up to the preferred style of driving.

The 2012 Camaro comes with automatic transmission and processes damping information every inch. It’s very fast and with the latest advancements in the MR (Magnetic Ride) system.

1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500E

Sep
04

1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500E - Muscle Cars BlogComplete Build Out Information:
Donor Car:
1967 Arizona ,Rust-Free, A-Code 4-Barrel Car

Restoration:
Full Rotisserie

Drivetrain:
Custom built Ford 428 cubic inch High Performance Engine Stroked to 478 CI. Runs on 93 octane unleaded gas.
BILLET Steel Crankshaft, H-Beam competition connecting rods, custom forged lightweight pistons and larger camshaft
QUICK TIME, Blow Proof bell housing and block plate
BILLET Steel fly wheel
Center Force dual friction clutch and pressure plate
TILTON Hydraulic clutch slave conversion
Aluminum Block Adapter for remote oil filter and cooler lines
Rod and Custom oil pan to fit suspension
Aluminum Roller Rocker Arms
Lunati Solid Roller Lifter camshaft, Edlebrock Performer RPM Aluminum heads, Canton racing modified rear sump pan
CNC Cylinder Head Porting- CNC ported and bench flow tested
Edelbrock High volume aluminum water pump Read more! See more images!

1969 Ford Mustang BOSS 302 – 1 of 1

Aug
20

1969 Ford Mustang BOSS 302 - 1 of 1 - Muscle Cars BlogA muscle car to have – 1969 Mustang BOSS 302 – 1 of 1! This is a rare, desirable, collectible, numbers matching, original engine and drive train, acapulco blue muscle car – 1969 Ford Mustang BOSS 302 – 1 of 1!

Yes, a REAL 1969 MUSTANG BOSS 302 with 84K ACTUAL MILES and MATCHING NUMBERS. The rarity of this Boss 302 combined with the original engine, beautiful color and options put this Ride into the must have for the serious Muscle Car Collector. This is a well documented and maintained muscle car with Deluxe Marti Report, Factory Invoice, Dealer Invoice, High Quality Professional Rotisserie Restoration with Photos and also documented in the Boss 302 World Registry. Read more for details and check out the image gallery!

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

May
28

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!

2012 Shelby GT 1000 Coupe

Mar
28

2012 Shelby GT 1000 Coupe - Muscle Cars BlogNEW YORK – March 27, 2012 – Shelby American, Inc., a division of Carroll Shelby International (CSBI.PK), will introduce its most powerful Shelby yet on April 5, 2012, at the New York International Auto Show. Carroll Shelby and his team created the Shelby 1000 by starting with a 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 and kicking its handling, horsepower and braking to the performance edge.

The Shelby 1000 will be offered in both a street and a Shelby 1000 S/C “off-road” track version. The street legal, pump gas version dyno’s out at approximately 950 HP, while the track oriented S/C edition is rated at over 1,100 HP.

“Carroll Shelby is a visionary who has pushed the boundaries of performance his entire life,” said John Luft, president of Shelby American. “He challenged the Shelby American team to develop the Shelby 1000 and wanted to unveil this amazing new Shelby at the New York Auto Show celebrating 50 years since he unveiled the very first Shelby Cobra that changed the face of high performance. We will have that very car, Cobra #1 (CSX2000) along with Shelby 1000 on display in our Shelby American booth in New York.”