LAST SHELBY COBRA: DRIVING MISS DAISY!

LAST SHELBY COBRA: DRIVING MISS DAISY!
Project Daisy was the thundering 600-horsepower V10-engined Shelby Cobra Concept intended to succeed the original Ford GT. It never happened. But with a new book about the car just hitting the bookshelves, CGC's Road Test Editor Howard Walker gets behind the wheel of this forgotten Cobra for an exclusive drive. You can feel the ghost of Ol’ Shel still swirling around the cockpit. Listen closely and you might just hear his belly laughs at hearing the tortured scream of fricasseeing rubber after...
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BOOK REVIEW: FORD VERSUS FERRARI

BOOK REVIEW: FORD VERSUS FERRARI
The latest book to deal with the battle for supremacy between David and Goliath at Le Mans breaks cover as FORD v FERRARI opens in theaters both here and in Europe. They say timing is everything. And, quite often it is. With Ford challenging and unseating the undisputed King (Ferrari) of endurance sports car racing trending, and the blockbuster film opening, the timing for John Starkey’s latest book – BOOK REVIEW: FORD VERSUS FERRARI, The battle for supremacy at Le Mans 1966 – couldn’t have been...
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‘20 MERCEDES-BENZ: GLC 63 AMG

‘20 MERCEDES-BENZ: GLC 63 AMG
'The GLC 63 AMG is one of the best all-round, do-everything family hauler, all-weather-capable/all-wheel-drive crossover and musclecar' according to CGC tester, Dan Scanlan. The ‘20 MERCEDES-BENZ: GLC 63 AMG is a crossover. It can easily shuffle off to school with the kids. Or its slightly more powerful version - the GLC 63S – has lapped the Nürburgring in 7.49.369 minutes, making it the fastest SUV in the world at the time. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=_dzBY...
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HICKORY CORNERS: GILMORE CAR MUSEUM

HICKORY CORNERS: GILMORE CAR MUSEUM
Collin Morgan takes us on the first of a two-part tour of North America’s largest car museum. Located midway between Detroit and Chicago, it’s home to almost 400 cars on a 90-acre campus! If you ever get the chance to drive through southwest Michigan - just northeast of Kalamazoo - you’re bound to overlook numerous small lakes, rolling hills, and old farmsteads. Traffic jams aren’t caused by angry commuters bottling up the roads, but rather by farm equipment hogging up a lane, or a lone cow lazi...
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MOVIE CARS: FORD V. FERRARI.

MOVIE CARS: FORD V. FERRARI.
Ford GT40s and Shelby Cobras identical to those used in the making of the film are available from Le Mans Coupes Ltd. The story of Ford versus Ferrari is as compelling as any in motor racing history, and the much anticipated 20th Century Fox movie – FORD V. FERRARI - immortalizing it, and starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, hits UK screens this Friday (November 15). Aptly entitled Le Mans ‘66 it reputedly involved no less than 423 vehicles of multiple makes and origins, but the key cars, GT4...
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COBRA IN A BIRDCAGE!

COBRA IN A BIRDCAGE!
Three American racing legends – Carroll Shelby, Briggs Cunningham and Al Momo – joined forces in 1963, resulting in an exotic Maserati sports racer powered by Ford. Transplanting American V8 engines into imported sports racers gained popularity in the early-mid 1960s. American V8s were often inexpensive, simple to modify and maintain, and in many cases lighter than imports. Most importantly, they produced maximum horsepower and torque at considerably lower and more useable rpm for improved perfo...
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MUSTANG: RINGBROTHERS MACH 1 MAGIC!

MUSTANG: RINGBROTHERS MACH 1 MAGIC!
Boss 520 MACH 1 ‘UNKL’ ’69 Mustang breaks cover at 2019 SEMA. The prolific Ringbrothers unveiled their newest, one-of-a-kind Ford Mustang, the ‘69 Mach 1 known as  “UNKL” in the Flowmaster (Holley) booth at the 2019 SEMA Show. UNKL is the first Mach 1 to leave the Spring Green, WI, shop after a series of memorable Mustang builds. The widened body and unique race-inspired theme make the most of road and race technology in one car: MUSTANG: RINGBROTHERS MACH 1 MAGIC! UNKL is powered by a 520-cubi...
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RINGBROTHERS: VALKYRJA CAMARO.

RINGBROTHERS: VALKYRJA CAMARO.
Jim and Mike Ring reveal their latest high-tech, tour de force, maximum muscle machine at 2019 SEMA. It’s their most ambitious project to date. Powered by an 890-horsepower LS3 engine, the VALKYRJA ’69 Camaro was developed using the latest technology, including 3D scanning, CAD design and more. It was assembled with modern materials such carbon fiber, while custom parts were created using a combination of 3D printing and CNC machining. A 416-cubic inch Wegner Motorsports LS3 topped with a 2.9-li...
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455 HURST-OLDS: LANSING’S EXECUTIVE EXPRESS!

455 HURST-OLDS: LANSING’S EXECUTIVE EXPRESS!
Conceived by Hurst’s Jack “Doc” Watson as personal transportation for George Hurst, Olds turned his one-off Concept into a Supercar legend. Some of the brightest engineering minds in the industry created the only GM midsize car powered by a rules-bending 455-inch engine. In 1968, GM policy still limited the displacement of engines in midsize models to 400 cubic inches. However, corporate policymakers turned a blind eye to Oldsmobile’s rogue 455-inch Cutlass: 455 HURST-OLDS: LANSING’S EXECUTIVE E...
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SOUTH BEND: STUDEBAKER NATIONAL MUSEUM.

SOUTH BEND: STUDEBAKER NATIONAL MUSEUM.
Collin Morgan takes us on a tour of a museum dedicated to one of the American auto industry’s most historical orphan brands. South Bend, IN is located in a geographical region of the Midwest apathetically known as “The Armpit of America”, or “The Rust Belt”. This corridor of cornfields and smokestacks stretches from Chicago to Pittsburgh, and contains once wealthy industrious cities such as Gary, Detroit and Cleveland. It’s also the home of the SOUTH BEND: STUDEBAKER NATIONAL MUSEUM. The automob...
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