Tag Archives: Muscle Cars

Jay Leno brings a 1962 Bel Air bubble-top beauty into the garage

Ralph Holguin is the owner of RMD Garage, which is a Long Beach-based custom car shop. It's a shop that is the focus of a show on Velocity, but today we're focusing on one of the vehicles from the shop. The car is nicknamed Sanity, and it's a beautifully restored and modified 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air. When Chevy was building the 1962 Bel Air, it offered a few...

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Will the 2019 Chevy Camaro get the Corvette’s 7-speed manual transmission?

The California Air Resources Board may have spoiled one of the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro's surprises. According to a recently filed CARB document, the refreshed 2019 Camaro will add the Chevrolet Corvette's 7-speed manual transmission. AutoGuide first discovered the document last Thursday, and it lists the 7-speed manual alongside the 8-speed automatic and the...

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Ram may have just dropped a clue about a Hellcat-powered 1500

Ram on Monday unveiled a new generation of its 1500 pickup truck, and tucked away in the plethora of materials handed out to the media was possibly a clue about a Hellcat-powered model. The clue came in the form of a “7:07” reading on the digital clock shown in one of the photos of the 1500 Rebel model. You'll only notice it if you zoom in close...

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Dodge Shelby Dakota driven by Carroll Shelby heads to auction

Carroll Shelby helped engineer and bring some of the worlds most iconic cars to life, but this one is a little lesser known. It's not a Ford product, but a 1989 Dodge Dakota. Not just any Dakota, but the very first Dodge Shelby Dakota ever built. The pickup wears VIN 0001, and during its heyday it was the first V-8-powered, rear-wheel-drive vehicle Shelby...

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Long-lost 1968 Mustang from “Bullitt” likely worth millions

Ford on Monday unveiled the new 2019 Mustang Bullitt at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, but the special car, launched to mark this year's 50th anniversary of the “Bullitt” movie, was joined by another special car: the actual 1968 Ford Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in the movie. The current owner is Sean Kiernan...

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Next Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 teased in Detroit, coming next year

Ford made Mustang news here in Detroit with a third go at the Bullitt Mustang (a fourth if you count the original movie car as the first), but the Blue Oval teased an even meaner pony car on Monday evening of the 2018 Detroit auto show's press days. Ford didn't trot out a car, or show a teaser shot of a silhouette. Instead, a video showing the original...

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Next Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 teased in Detroit, coming this year

Ford made Mustang news here in Detroit with a third go at the Bullitt Mustang (a fourth if you count the original movie car as the first), but the Blue Oval teased an even meaner pony car on Monday evening of the 2018 Detroit auto show's press days. Ford didn't trot out a car, or show a teaser shot of a silhouette. Instead, a video showing the original...

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50th Anniversary 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt cranks out 475 horsepower

Fifty years after Steve McQueen chased a 1968 Dodge Charger in a Dark Highland Green '68 Mustang to the delight of gearhead movie fans, Ford is releasing its third special edition model to commemorate that iconic movie car. That movie was "Bullitt" and the 50th anniversary Bullitt Mustang is the most powerful yet. In fact, it turns up the wick on the...

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New Bullitt Ford Mustang likely to debut at Barrett-Jackson auction

We know a new Ford Mustang Bullitt is coming. Now we have a good idea as to when it will arrive. A reader of the Mustang6G forum has discovered an auction listing for a “special new Ford Mustang” that's scheduled to go under the hammer on January 19 at Barrett-Jackson's annual auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. All proceeds from the...

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Hit Go Baby Go in your very own Eleanor Mustang for $189K

Although the days of Toby Halicki's 40-minute chase scenes seem to be long and lamentably gone, his production company has licensed the Eleanor name of the special “Gone in 60 Seconds” Mustang for recreation. No, not the 1974 version of the movie but 2000's remake starring Nicolas Cage and one very cool 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 finished in...

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