Muscle Cars

  • First Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R rolls off the line at Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan

    Ford on Wednesday announced a shakeup in production plans for future electric and self-driving cars. Under the latest plans, the Flat Rock Assembly Plant south of Detroit will become a production hub for Ford's electric cars, though the site will also continue to build Mustangs—including a seventh-generation Mustang expected in 2021. EVs to be built at the Flat Rock plant will be next-generation designs based on a new modular platform. These will follow the much-hyped, Mustang-inspired electric SUV due in 2020, which Ford will build at its plant in Cuautitlan, Mexico. To accommodate the...

  • Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts Mustang RTR
    Ford and Vaughn Gittin Jr. find a 4-leaf clover to drift and celebrate St. Patrick's Day

    Ford got into the spirit of St. Patrick's day on Friday with the reveal of a Grabber Lime green color for the Mustang Shelby GT500, but it also sent professional drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. out to find four leaf clovers. Not the kind that lurks in the grass, but the type found across America's...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 in Grabber Lime
    Ford reveals Grabber Lime paint for 2020 Mustang--just in time for St. Patrick’s Day

    Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day, a day when bringing out your best green attire is entirely welcome, and to join in on the fun Ford has revealed the new Grabber Lime exterior color for the 2020 Mustang range. Naturally, the automaker chose to show off the bright green hue on the Mustang Shelby...

  • Speedkore Dodge Challenger Demon with 1,400 hp
    Speedkore's 1,400-hp carbon-fiber-bodied twin-turbo Dodge Demon sounds angry, runs 8s

    SpeedKore shocked us with its 1,400-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon build at the 2018 SEMA show, but we now have a good look at just how brutal of a machine it is. Video from That Racing Channel on YouTube shows SpeedKore's extra demonic Challenger SRT Demon hit the dragstrip. Let's make this...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
    2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 limited to 180 mph, slower than Camaro ZL1

    When the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 hits the streets this summer, it will have a top speed slower than its arch-rival, the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. According to a Wednesday report from Car and Driver, Ford will limit the Shelby GT500 to 180 mph. The Camaro ZL1 has a top speed of 202 mph, while the...

  • 1970 Speedkore Dodge Charger Evolution
    SpeedKore's Demon-powered 1970 Dodge Charger visits Jay Leno's Garage

    It made its debut at the 2018 SEMA show and now SpeedKore Performance Group's Demon-powered, carbon fiber-bodied 1970 Dodge Charger has paid a visit to Jay Leno's Garage. And there to explain it all was SpeedKore boss Dave Salvaggio. You may remember him from his meetup with Leno for the custom...

  • Hagerty rebuilds 389 ci Tri-Power Pontiac V-8 engine

    There's something satisfying about time-lapse videos, which make daunting tasks look effortless. Rebuilding an engine is anything but effortless, but sped up and compressed to 10 minutes, it's a pleasant ordeal to watch. Hagerty's series of "Redline Rebuild" videos recently saved a beat up 389 Tri-Power V-8 engine. The 389 cubic-inch V-8 engine hails from the Pontiac GTO and features three two-barrel carburetors that pushed the engine up to 348 horsepower back in the day. Regular 389 V-8 engines made 325 hp. We don't know the full story behind this engine, but the video description says it...

  • 1967 Ford Mustang Lego kit
    Brick by brick, build your own Lego 1967 Ford Mustang GT

    Occasionally, Lego creations don't quite mimic the real thing, but Lego and Ford have nailed it with this 1967 Mustang GT replica. Both companies announced the 1967 Ford Mustang GT as the latest in a series of car-related Lego projects on Friday and fans young and old should find a lot to...

  • 1970 Dodge Charger Tantrum resto mod for sale
    Carbon-fiber-bodied, 1,605-hp 1970 Dodge Charger "Tantrum" for sale again

    Less than a year after the car was first listed for sale, the 1970 Dodge Charger "Tantrum" has been listed yet again. Road & Track spotted the listing on Wednesday after Fusion Luxury Motors in Chatsworth, California, posted the incredibly cool muscle car for sale on Tuesday. The dealership...

  • Chevy eCOPO Camaro runs 9s at the drag strip
    Electric Chevy eCOPO Camaro breaks into 9-second territory

    Chevy had a 9-second quarter-mile time in its sights, and the electric eCOPO Camaro has done just that. The electric drag racer has clocked a 9.837-second run. Thanks to video published by DragZine on Monday, we can see how much the eCOPO has improved. Just a few weeks ago, the electric eCOPO...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang
    Ford Mustang may get a more powerful turbo-4

    Ford ditched the V-6 engine for the 2018 model year, but that leaves buyers with fewer choices than rival Chevrolet Camaro customers. Ford is also stuck with a larger power gap between the standard 2.3-liter turbo-4 and the 5.0-liter V-8 than Chevrolet. It looks like Ford has a remedy for the...

  • 1987 Buick GNX with 8 miles for sale
    1987 Buick GNX driven only 8 miles its whole life seeks new owner

    There are low mileage cars, and then there's this 1987 Buick GNX. Listed for sale on auction site Bring a Trailer, the muscle car has only gone eight miles in its 30-plus years of existence. For those who need a crash course on the GNX, it was a limited-run model built in 1987 based on the Buick...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang Australia Supercars race car

    Ford's Mustang is almost ready to start terrorizing the competition in the Australia Supercars touring car series. Ford on Tuesday unveiled the new Mustang race car destined to compete in the 2019 Australia Supercars Championship, where it will replace the Falcon sedan-based racer that has starred in the series (previously V8 Supercars) for decades. It joins a growing list of Mustang racers, which includes GT4, NASCAR and NHRA cars. The Blue Oval actually pulled its factory support for Australia Supercars at the end of 2015, as the automaker prepared for the end of production of the Falcon...

  • 1969 Ford Shelby GT500 prototype
    Shelby Mustang enthusiasts discover and reunite three GT500 convertible prototypes

    Decades kept them apart, but today, three 1969 Ford Shelby GT500 convertible prototypes are among each other's company again. In mid-January, Ford Performance detailed the endless pursuit for documentation that led to the discovery of the three cars, and it's nothing short of painstakingly...

  • Chevrolet eCOPO Camaro pulls a wheelie
    Electric Chevy eCOPO Camaro does wheelie on first dragstrip run, approaches 9s

    Chevrolet revealed its all-electric drag racer concept, the eCOPO Camaro, at the 2018 SEMA show last October, but now the race-prepped monster has made its first pass. Video published to YouTube last Monday shows the eCOPO Camaro makes hardly a peep as it launches off of the line and pulls a...

  • 2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
    2020 Dodge Charger to get Challenger's wide-body option?

    Dodge's updates for the Charger for 2019 were relatively light, especially considering the car's Challenger stablemate received the 797-horsepower SRT Hellcat Redeye option for the same year. It could be, perhaps, that the muscle car brand is saving more serious updates for the Charger's future...

  • The Porsche 914 at Gooding's Scottsdale, Arizona, auction got plenty of attention | Bob Golfen photo
    Porsche 914 50th anniversary mostly just being ignored

    Porsche celebrates two half-century anniversaries at the extreme ends of the spectrum this year, that of the all-conquering 917 endurance racer that transformed the Le Mans 24-hour spectacle, and that of the innovative but controversial 914 entry-level sports car. While the 917 has been lauded and...

  • 1964 1/2 Ford Mustang
    1964 1/2 Ford Mustang: 100 Cars That Matter

    Also-rans and wannabes would come and go, and some remain today, including the Chevrolet Camaro. But the Ford Mustang is the original pony car—a car that would define an entire segment in the years to come. The story began with Lee Iacocca, who championed a new kind of personal-luxury car...

  • 2019 Dodge Charger and Challenger finished in Sublime paint

    The 2019 Dodge Challenger and Charger are going green in a literal sense. The brand announced Wednesday that both cars now offer the Sublime paint color, which last appeared in 2015. The Challenger could be had in Sublime four years ago, but the color was last seen on a Charger in 2007. Specifically, Dodge built a limited run of Charger R/T Daytona models finished in the color at the time. The retro exterior color joins Dodge's growing palette of nostalgic "high impact" colors, which also includes B5 Blue, Go Mango, F8 Green, Plum Crazy, and TorRed. Sublime's return to the color palette also...

  • 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE
    One less pedal, quicker lap times: 2019 Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE gains 10-speed automatic transmision

    The 2019 Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE will no longer be a manual transmission-only muscle/sports car. For the new model year, Chevrolet has graced the track-focused Camaro with a 10-speed automatic transmission with standard steering wheel shift paddles. It's the same transmission found in the regular SS...

  • Shelby Cobra 427 is up for sale
    Shelby AC Cobra: 100 Cars That Matter

    Carroll Shelby raised a family and chickens, and nursed a leaky heart valve in Texas in the 1950s. He also raced cars and his body bore all the signs, scarred skin and busted bones. From those humble beginnings 36-year-old Shelby was already well on his way to becoming a globally known automotive...

  • Mystery Ford Mustang teaser
    Ford hybrid V-8 patent discovered, could power Mustang and/or F-150

    We've known for two years that Ford has a Mustang hybrid planned, but a new patent gives us a glimpse at what could be the electrified pony's powertrain. The best news: eight cylinders are pictured, which indicates any Ford Mustang hybrid will keep a V-8 engine and only add electric motors for more...

  • Auction of four Bumblebee Camaros from the Transformers movies on January 19, 2019
    All 4 Bumblebee Camaros from Transformers films fetch $500,000 in group sale

    In the mid-2000s, Chevrolet was preparing to bring the Camaro nameplate back from the dead with a fifth generation of the muscle car icon. Ahead of the production reveal, the Camaro earned a starring role in the first of Michael Bay's Transformers movies as the vehicle mode of the Autobot...

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody
    FCA boss: Next Challenger to use electric boost, skip 700-hp supercharged V-8

    You better get them while they last, folks, as the next Dodge Challenger looks like it's going to be a very different beast to the car on sale today. That's the word of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Mike Manley, who took over following the sudden death of his predecessor, Sergio Marchionne, last...

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