SCAT PACK WIDEBODY: DODGE CHALLENGER R/T

SCAT PACK WIDEBODY: DODGE CHALLENGER R/T
Dodge’s 485-horsepower Challenger Widebody looks like a Redeye, is about 160 pounds lighter, and is $20,000-ish less. And, it’s almost as fast, blogs CGC’s Dan Scanlan. We may want a 797 horsepower ’20 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye, but what if our budget doesn’t stretch that far for a monster musclecar - $72,000! No problem. Dodge has an answer: A Challenger Hellcat Redeye that can sprint to 60 mph in under 3.5 seconds, run the quarter-mile (when equipped right) in 10.8 seconds, and top o...
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‘57 CHEVY: BLACK WIDOW REDUX

‘57 CHEVY: BLACK WIDOW REDUX
Ronnie Staples channeled Chevrolet’s Vince Piggins and SEDCO to come up with a modern, resto-modded version of the legendary Black Widow ’57 Chevy. It’s a true Road Warrior! The SEDCO vanity license plate on Ronnie Staples’ ultra-slick ’57 Chevy 150 two-door could easily go unnoticed unless you’re a student of 1950s Chevrolet factory racing programs. SEDCO, Southern Engineering and Development Company, was home to Chevrolet’s backdoor NASCAR racing efforts in 1957. It was hidden in plain sight, ...
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BUICK POWER: APOLLO GT.

BUICK POWER: APOLLO GT
Rare and inventive, the Buick-powered, Italian-bodied Apollo GT is far from forgotten. The sports car history books are chock full of ambitious young folks dreaming big, pooling their cash, and setting up shop to take on the world. Then they often run out of money and close their doors after just a few years. Making cars is a business, after all, and as it turns out, building sports cars, like the stunning BUICK POWER: APOLLO GT and turning a profit is not at all easy. A perfect example of one ...
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FORD GT40: SPIRIT OF LE MANS

FORD GT40: SPIRIT OF LE MANS
For a tiny fraction of the cost of a Superformance GT40, Le Mans Coupes makes it possible to bring a race-stained, Gulf-liveried GT40 into your garage or home! As will be fresh in the mind of anybody who’s enjoyed the recent Ford v Ferrari film, Ford GT40s were built to race, and never look more alive than when stained in the grime of battle. Therefore, what better adornment for an enthusiast’s lounge or garage can there be than a FORD GT40: SPIRIT OF LE MANS nose panel apparently streaked with ...
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SOLE SURVIVOR: JAGUAR XJ13

SOLE SURVIVOR: JAGUAR XJ13
Obsolete since created, Jaguar’s XJ13 Supercar is now the most valuable Jaguar in the world. And, it’s not for sale! After a massive domination in the 1950s with 5 victories, Jaguar decided to return to Le Mans and compete against Ferrari and the rising Fords with a new car called XJ13. Malcolm Sayer, the aerodynamicist responsible for airflow work on the successful C-Type, D-Type racecars and the road E-Type, designed its body. Sayer used his Bristol Aeroplane Company background to build the SO...
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1970s ICON: MERCEDES-BENZ C111

1970s ROTARY ICON: MERCEDES-BENZ C111
At the 1969 Frankfurt Motor Show, the Stuttgart manufacturer surpassed all expectations revealing a super sports car well ahead of its time. With gullwing doors and a Wankel rotary engine, the C111 was a research vehicle that quickly became the absolute dream car of the 1970s. A dream that would never come true to consumers except as die-cast model toys. Although prior rumors were that MB was creating the new Gullwing 300SL from the 1950s, from the very start, the C 111 was conceived purely as a...
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BOOK REVIEW: LAST SHELBY COBRA.

BOOK REVIEW: LAST SHELBY COBRA.
More than just a book about the 600-horsepower V10 Shelby Cobra Concept, Chris Theodore’s coffee-table tome reveals the inside story of his multi-decade relationship with Carroll Shelby and the concept and production cars at Chrysler and Ford that they worked on. Dozens of books have been written about the chicken farmer from Texas who drove an Aston Martin to victory at Le Mans, created the Cobra and its spinoffs and won World Championships. This book - BOOK REVIEW: LAST SHELBY COBRA.- is dif...
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HICKORY CORNERS: GILMORE MUSEUM, PART II

Collin Morgan takes you on the second of his two-part guided tour of the Gilmore, North America’s largest car museum and home to almost 400 cars on a 90-acre campus. Located midway between Detroit and Chicago, it’s a must-see attraction.
Collin Morgan takes you on the second of his two-part guided tour of the Gilmore, North America’s largest car museum and home to almost 400 cars on a 90-acre campus. Located midway between Detroit and Chicago, it’s a must-see attraction. Cadillac-LaSalle Club Museum displays an impressive number of cars and memorabilia. One of the highlights was this 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham that contained amenities such as a set of four magnetized gold-finished drinking cups, tissue dispenser, and an Arp...
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THE BASICS: SPECIALTY CAR STORAGE.

THE BASICS: SPECIALTY CAR STORAGE.
John Linden authored this extensive and informative story on the right way to store any vehicle, especially a classic or specialty car, over the winter or for the long haul. It is easy to get lazy and watch a piece of history fade away under the ravages of time - such is the fate of most vehicles eventually. Some cars, however, deserve a better outcome and there are those of us willing to give it to them. Whether you have restored, cared for, or purchased the car for yourself, you are unlikely u...
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NASH-HEALEY: FIRST AMERICAN SPORTS CAR

NASH-HEALEY: FIRST AMERICAN SPORTS CAR
The early 1950s Nash-Healey was the first post-war production two-seat sporty car from a major American automaker. Before there was a Corvette, there was the two-place Nash-Healey produced and marketed for the American market between 1951 and 1954 by Nash-Kelvinator Corporation It utilized the then-new Nash Ambassador powertrain and a European chassis and body, and served as a halo vehicle to promote sales of traditional Nash models. The NASH-HEALEY: FIRST AMERICAN SPORTS CAR was the byproduct o...
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