Tag Archives: Muscle Cars

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 specialized veterinary pharmaceuticals. Then he started...

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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 the cars is a 1982 Dodge Charger prototype, which was the...

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2019 Chevrolet Camaro preview

The sixth-generation Camaro was a huge improvement over its predecessor, but with the Ford Mustang having just received a round of updates, along with the promise of a new Shelby GT500, this is no time for team Camaro to get complacent. It's no surprise then that Chevrolet has introduced its own updates for the Camaro for the 2019 model year. The list...

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All-original 1970 Plymouth Superbird heading to Mecum auction

It's not every day a Plymouth Superbird crosses our screens, and it's certainly once in a blue moon that one crosses an auction block. Well, that day is coming soon because Mecum a 1970 Plymouth Superbird is part of this weekend's Mecum Houston auction. Better yet: the car is all original, too. Notably, the engine is a period-correct 440-cubic inch...

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Trans Am Depot makes 455 Super Duty drag car with 1,100 horsepower

Trans Am Depot has built an even more extreme version of its 1,000-horsepower 455 Super Duty based on the sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro that we saw last year. The new car, which tacks on the Racing designation, was built as a dedicated drag racer designed to challenge the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. But did the company really need to dial up the...

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Katech supercharges the Chevy Camaro ZL1 up to 760 wheel horsepower

Katech takes your stock standard General Motors machine and turns it into something you should be afraid to drive. Or at least, you should have some semblance of skills before taking to the wheel. That should be the case for anybody who buys a car like the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, and even more so if you hand over the keys to Katech. That's because the...

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Equus Throwback is a 1,000-hp homage to Corvette design

Thus far, Equus Automotive is best known for the Bass 770, a 1960s Ford Mustang lookalike with scads of power and modern amenities. Now, the Troy, Michigan, firm has revealed its second project and it's one big homage to the Chevrolet Corvette, appropriately called the Throwback. The Equus Throwback was designed to encompass the ultimate Corvette with...

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Hellcat crate engine can be had for big discount

Moparproshop.com is throwing power-crazy fans a bone and is currently offering the Hellcat crate engine, appropriately deemed the "Hellcrate," at a massive discount. The website, which is affiliated with Galeana Chrysler Jeep in Columbia, South Carolina, shows the final sale price before tax at $14,998, a discount of $4,532 over the normal price on the site...

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2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 spy shots and video

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...

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LS7-related crate engine delivers 750 naturally aspirated horsepower

Mercury Marine wants to put a greater emphasis on high-performance car engines in the near term, and if the 7.0-liter SB4 crate engine is any indication of the company's future, then sign us up. The SB4 crate engine is based on General Motors' LS7 7.0-liter V-8, which last did duty in the fifth-generation Camaro's Z/28 model. However, Mercury Racing, the...

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