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  • ‘49 OLDS ROCKET 88: GM’s FIRST MUSCLECAR!

    ‘49 OLDS ROCKET 88: GM’s FIRST MUSCLECAR!

    General Motors started the industry’s OHV revolution in 1949 with Cadillac and Oldsmobile. Racers loved the ‘49 OLDS ROCKET 88: GM’s FIRST MUSCLECAR! Decades before 1964 when Pontiac created the GTO by putting a big motor in a Tempest, and even before 1949 when Cadillac and Oldsmobile introduced powerful overhead valve (OHV) V-8 engines, carmakers […]
  • ’57 CORVETTE FUELIE: BUILT TO RACE!

    ’57 CORVETTE FUELIE: BUILT TO RACE!

    Zora Arkus-Duntov created RPO Options so anyone could order a ’57 CORVETTE FUELIE: BUILT TO RACE! In 1957, the Corvette was the first production American car powered by an engine producing one-horsepower-per-cubic-inch – 283 cubic inches, 283 horsepower – and fitted with an optional Rochester Ramjet Fuel Injection engine. Checking off the right boxes could […]
  • ’70 CAMARO: COMING LATE TO THE PARTY

    ’70 CAMARO: COMING LATE TO THE PARTY

    1970 was the storm before the calm. The war in Vietnam, racing budgets cut and diverted to safety & emissions engineering, Ponycar sales plummeting, plus parts delays and production glitches, resulted in the ’70 CAMARO: COMING LATE TO THE PARTY. Eagerly awaited, the all-new ’70 Camaro (and Firebird) had been hyped by auto writers because […]
  • ‘25 DEFENDER OCTA: HIGH-PERFORMANCE HERO

    ‘25 DEFENDER OCTA: HIGH-PERFORMANCE HERO

    The toughest, most durable, and most powerful – ‘25 DEFENDER OCTA: HIGH-PERFORMANCE HERO – is also the most dynamically accomplished Defender ever created! Powered by a 4.4-liter Twin Turbo mild-hybrid V8 engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission with high and low-range gears, the OCTA is the most powerful Defender ever – with 626 horsepower […]
  • BONNEVILLE LAKESTER, SALT OF THE EARTH!

    BONNEVILLE LAKESTER, SALT OF THE EARTH!

    Turn-key 300-plus mph, record-setting racer with rebuilt engine, trailer and tow truck – BONNEVILLE LAKESTER, SALT OF THE EARTH! – is looking for a new owner. After setting the AA/FL (Fuel) record (290.49 mph) at Bonneville in 2009, veteran hot rodder and racecar builder Bob Dauernheim’s Lakester, driven by Don Biglow, was completely redesigned in […]
  • FORD 428 COBRA JET & BIG BLOCK HERITAGE!

    FORD 428 COBRA JET & BIG BLOCK HERITAGE!

    In February 1968, 1968½ Cobra Jet Mustangs swept Super/Stock Class and Eliminator titles at the NHRA Winternationals. FORD 428 COBRA JET & BIG BLOCK HERITAGE! is showcased here, and in the latest edition of Over-Drive Magazine. Ford’s primary performance car for 1968 was the mid-year 428 Cobra Jet Mustang, with Toploader four-speed manual or beefed […]
  • FLY LIKE A (GURNEY) EAGLE!

    FLY LIKE A (GURNEY) EAGLE!

    Powered by a Roush-built 725 horsepower four-cam Turbo Ford engine, Indy Car owner Mike Moss loves nothing more than to FLY LIKE A (GURNEY) EAGLE! Michael “Mike” Moss has elevated multi-tasking to an art form! An HSR & SVRA Historic sportscar racer, Mike has three vintage Indy 500 open-wheelers. While his favorite is the 1969 […]
  • LATHAM AXIAL-FLOW SUPERCHARGER

    LATHAM AXIAL-FLOW SUPERCHARGER

    More like a positive-displacement Roots-type GMC blower than a Centrifugal McCulloch, the LATHAM AXIAL-FLOW SUPERCHARGER is a unique, beautifully machined, low-profile alloy ‘turbine’ with multiple sidedraft carbs. My first encounter with a LATHAM AXIAL-FLOW SUPERCHARGER was in the early 1960s when I was working on a story about a very special E-Type Jaguar being built […]
  • LAND ROVER @ PEBBLE BEACH: QUEEN FOR A DAY!

    LAND ROVER @ PEBBLE BEACH: QUEEN FOR A DAY!

    LAND ROVER @ PEBBLE BEACH: QUEEN FOR A DAY! uniquely celebrates the vehicles of HM Queen Elizabeth II. 10 historic models will attend LAND ROVER @ PEBBLE BEACH: QUEEN FOR A DAY!, including two of the earliest Royal vehicles: the first Land Rover Series I State Review vehicle and a Land Rover Series I owned […]
  • BMW 3.0 CSL BATMOBILE

    BMW 3.0 CSL BATMOBILE

    Sarasota Café Racer Dick York’s very special BMW 3.0 CSL BATMOBILE is sorted out and ready to race. And, it’s waiting for a new pilot! This ‘73 BMW 3.0 CSL is one of 1,265 Homologation Specials built between 1971 and 1975, only 167 of which came from the factory with a “Batmobile” body kit. It […]