Muscle Cars

  • 2018 Ford Shelby Super Snake equipped with available wide-body kit

    The 2018 Ford Mustang GT is an impressive bit of kit straight out of the box, especially when equipped with its Performance Package Level 2 handling upgrade. However, if you're the type that isn't satisfied unless we're talking insane levels of performance, Shelby American may be worth a close look at. The Ford tuner extraordinaire has been offering a Super Snake package for the current Mustang since the 2015 model year. It has over 750 horsepower thanks to a supercharger attached to Ford's 5.0-liter V-8. Now Shelby has unveiled its Super Snake package for Ford's updated 2018 Mustang, and the...

  • 2018 Dodge Challenger T/A in Plum Crazy
    Next Dodge Challenger and Charger could continue on current platform

    The Dodge Charger sedan and its Challenger coupe sibling continue to sell despite an aging platform that traces its roots to a Mercedes E-Class architecture from the 1990s. The platform for each car has been updated over the years, but it hasn't been significantly changed on the Challenger since it...

  • Ram Rebel TRX concept, 2016 State Fair of Texas
    Ram Rebel TRX confirmed for production

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has finally given word that it will put a Ram Rebel TRX into production. The confirmation was made Friday during FCA's investor meeting in Italy, where CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed a new five-year plan for the automaker, his last before his retirement next year. The...

  • Final 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon rolls off the line at Brampton, Canada plant
    2018 Dodge Demon is done, final car thunders off the line

    It was easily the most anticipated car of 2018 but Dodge's Challenger SRT Demon, like all good things, must come to an end. That end actually took place on Wednesday where the very last Demon, example 3,300, rolled off the line at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' plant in Brampton, Canada. The car...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt
    2019 Ford Mustang preview

    The sixth-generation Ford Mustang is entering its fifth year on the market and there's plenty that awaits you in showrooms if you haven't pulled the trigger yet. Speaking of triggers, the big news for 2019 is the arrival of a new Mustang Bullitt. The car celebrates this year's 50th anniversary of...

  • Teaser for 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 due in 2019
    Ford drops new photo of 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500

    Ford will launch a Mustang Shelby GT500 next year and the automaker has just dropped a new photo. This time it isn't a shadowy teaser we're talking about but a clear shot giving us a bird’s-eye view of the 700-plus-horsepower super muscle car. It joins a previous teaser shot and video, as...

  • 49-mile 1987 Buick Grand National

    Barn finds are one thing, but a 49-mile 1987 Buick Grand National leapfrogs that feeling of discovery and moves straight into time-capsule territory. Right now, this barely touched 1987 Buick Grand National is up for auction on eBay. According to the seller's description, the 1980s muscle car was meticulously maintained while in storage for decades until its third owner passed away. After the owner's passing, the seller, who is the brother of the previous owner, left the Grand National in a storage facility where it collected dust, not miles. In addition to the minty fresh 49 miles on the...

  • 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor
    2019 Ford F-150 Raptor debuts with updated Fox shocks, Recaro seats

    The Ford F-150 Raptor is hard to beat if you like to go off-road, and fast. It's currently in its second generation and the competition still hasn't come up with a genuine alternative. Well, their job's now been made even harder as Ford has introduced a round of updates on the Raptor for the 2019...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 spied
    2019 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 spotted totally uncovered

    We're not supposed to see it yet, but the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 made a surprise appearance recently in Las Vegas, Nevada. A Camaro6 forum user by the name of "mlee" snapped photos of a truck carrying the refreshed pony car, but the changes don't exactly mirror those on the regular 2019 Camaro...

  • 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake continuation car
    Shelby finally puts the 1967 GT500 Super Snake into production

    As the saying goes, “better late than never.” That's certainly applicable to the 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake, which Shelby American will finally produce as a limited edition continuation model. During the 1960s, Shelby built a demonstration Mustang for Goodyear powered by a...

  • 2018 Ford Mustang GT Peformance Package Level 2
    2018 Ford Mustang GT Performance Package Level 2 first drive: making it a real sports car

    The Ford Mustang was born a pony car, but it’s worked tirelessly for most of the last decade to move past its roots. To become a true sports car. The reintroduction of the Boss 302 in 2012 came close, but only in 2015 did Ford finally ditch the Mustang's solid rear axle for modern technology...

  • Lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano consumes a Ford Mustang
    Owner of Ford Mustang that melted in Hawaii speaks out

    Remeber video showing lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano engulfing and melting a Ford Mustang? The video quickly spread across the internet, and the owner has spoken out since the lava reached his home on the state's Big Island. In an interview with WX Chasing, owner Michael Hale explained why he...

  • Hennessey Demon runs the quarter mile in 9.38 seconds

    Hennessey Performance Engineering once looked to exorcise the Demon with the Exorcist based on the Camaro ZL1, but now the Texan tuner is fully embracing the dark side. The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon has been receiving attention from Hennessey's wrenches, and the company is ready to offer its HPE1000 package to Demon owners. To prove how fast the car can run down the dragstrip, Hennessey turned on the cameras and showed it sailing through a quarter-mile run. At the rear wheels, the HPE1000 Demon produces 880 horsepower. That equates to about 1,035 horsepower at the crank, and it's enough...

  • Reggie Jackson's 1966 Chevy Nova SS
    Reggie Jackson to sell 19 of his cars at Indy auction

    Reggie Jackson is known as Mr. October for a reason. The Major League Baseball Hall of Famer has 2,584 hits, 563 home runs, and five World Series titles to his name. He's also a massive lover of American cars. Jackson has plucked 19 rides out of his massive collection, and he's bringing them to...

  • Lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano consumes a Ford Mustang
    Watch lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano melt a Mustang

    Lava and hot gasses have spewed out of the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island since Thursday, causing the evacuation of thousands of residents in the surrounding area. There haven't been any injuries but approximately 35 structures have been destroyed by the various fissures that have opened up...

  • 1968 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro
    Plan underway to build new batch of original Yenko Camaros

    There's a plan underway to build a new batch of Chevrolet Yenko Camaros. While the originals were built in the late l960s, Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Brand New Muscle Car (BNMC) plans to build new versions of the 1968 Yenko Camaro to celebrate the car's 50th anniversary. BNMC is a specialist at building...

  • 2018 Roush Jackhammer Mustang
    Roush reveals Jackhammer Mustang capable of 710 horsepower

    If you're looking to add serious power to your Mustang, one of the best in the business is Roush. The Livonia, Michigan-based company late last year came out with a supercharger upgrade for the Mustang GT that lifts output to over 700 horses. Now Roush has unveiled a special edition Mustang dubbed...

  • Teaser sketch for Classic Recreations 1969-1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429
    Classic Recreations ready to churn out original Boss and Mach 1 Mustangs

    It's been a while since we last heard from the folks at Classic Recreations, but they've been busy. It turns out the Oklahoma-based company has secured a license from Ford to recreate some of the automaker's most cherished Mustangs. We're talking the 1960s-era Boss 302 and 429, as well as the Mach...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Ford engineers are out testing the next step in performance for the sixth-generation Mustang: the Shelby GT500. The new model will fill the void left by the previous generation’s Shelby GT500 and is confirmed for sale in 2019, likely as a 2020 model. Ford has already given us our first look at the vehicle by way of a teaser. The teaser reveals a more aggressive face than on the Shelby GT350R, including larger intakes in the front fascia and a nice power bulge on the hood. From our spy shots, it looks like the front track has been widened slightly. The prototype is also wearing massive...

  • 2018 Ford Mustang GT (Australian spec)
    Ford Mustang to take on Australian Supercars series from 2019

    Ford pulled out of Australia's Supercars race series at the end of 2015 as the automaker's local division prepared to end production of its Falcon sedan, which served as the basis of Ford's entry in the thrilling touring car series. Soon, though, the Blue Oval will make its return. Supercars...

  • HPE 800-Hp Cadillac Escalade
    Watch a Cadillac Escalade smoke a Camaro ZL1 1LE

    Of course, Hennessey Performance Engineering tuned a Cadillac Escalade. But, not only has HPE tuned and modified the giant luxury SUV, the company has turned it into a drag strip slayer. To exemplify HPE's work, the company lined up its 805-horsepower Escalade next to a 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1...

  • Final Dodge Viper and Challenger SRT Demon auction
    Final Dodge Viper and Challenger SRT Demon going under the hammer

    It turns out Fiat Chrysler Automobiles won't keep the last Dodge Viper ever built for its new heritage center located in the Conner Avenue Assembly plant in Detroit, where the car rolled off the line last August. The automaker on Thursday revealed that the special Viper, a red 2017 Viper GTS, will...

  • America’s Muscle Car Museum
    You need to be invited to visit America’s Muscle Car Museum

    Mark Pieloch started learning body and paint work while he was still in high school in the little town of Groveland, Massachusetts, and that led to restoration projects, 10 of them over his first 30 years. He left all that behind to become a very successful entrepreneur, patenting and manufacturing...

  • 1983 Dodge/Shelby Pickup Concept, part of Carroll Shelby car collection
    Carroll Shelby's personal car collection heading to auction

    Shelby aficionados will want to book their trips to Greenwich, Connecticut, this June because that's where Bonhams will have the privilege of auctioning off Carroll Shelby's personal car collection. In total, 23 cars (and trucks) covering Shelby's personal career will hit the auction block. Among...

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