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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HOT ROD HEAVEN: DEUCES ON 101!

HOT ROD HEAVEN: DEUCES WILD!
’32 Fords flock the Zaca Creek Golf Course fairway for the Deuces On 101 Inaugural Car Show. CGC’s Jim Palam runs the numbers: 3+2 = ‘10-out-of-10.’ Let’s check his math. Henry Ford didn’t like the numbers. The Great Depression and higher horsepower competitors like Chevrolet had broken his monopoly of the American automotive industry. So he decided to double-down: 1932 would be the year to introduce the Model B and Model 18 – and Ford’s new V8 motor – to lead the cylinders war and fire-up sales...
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CLASSIC FERRARI: DRIVING AT FIORANO

CLASSIC FERRARI: DRIVING AT FIORANO
At the Ferrari Classiche Academy you can drive vintage Ferraris that helped to create the legend of the Prancing Horse. Each course at the Ferrari Classiche Academy is held over two days at the Fiorano Circuit and enables participants to explore the origins of the Maranello-based company. Drivers will get to learn the techniques used to drive cars produced before electronics had entered the automotive world. Ferrari’s Classiche Academy - CLASSIC FERRARI: DRIVING AT FIORANO - is divided into diff...
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XJ13 TRIBUTE: ECURIE ECOSSE LM69.

XJ13 TRIBUTE: ECURIE ECOSSE LM69.
The LM69 celebrates the legacy of the XJ13 and the work of legendary Jaguar test development driver, Norman Dewis OBE. Ecurie Cars’ LM69 stunned the guests at Hampton Court Concours of Elegance in September showing its gracious curves and poise to the public for its world debut. The XJ13 TRIBUTE: ECURIE ECOSSE LM69 was accompanied by the arousing sound of the official Ecurie Ecosse bagpiper and received rapturous applause and compliments throughout the three-day Concours. Notable racing driver ...
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8TH ANNUAL: MONTECITO MOTOR CLASSIC!

8TH ANNUAL: MONTECITO MOTOR CLASSIC!
CGC’s Jim Palam goes coastal to rein-in a Moto-Match report from the Santa Barbara Polo Fields. Here are highlights. It dawned on me as I hit Field 1 at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club early Sunday morning, that moving the 8TH ANNUAL: MONTECITO MOTOR CLASSIC! off the asphalt in Montecito and onto the turf in Carpinteria was just a clever way to stomp the divots! No need to ask polo fans to come on the field and soil their Jimmy Choos – we’ll just roll about 300 tons of expensive Ameri...
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LAMBORGHINI: FACTORY & MUSEUM TOUR!

LAMBORGHINI: FACTORY & MUSEUM TOUR!
Come along as Collin Morgan takes us on a trip to the Holy Land – Sant’ Agata Bolognese – and inside Lamborghini’s jaw-dropping factory and museum. Tickets aren’t needed. Outside of Bologna in the north of Italy is the small commune (township or municipality) of Sant’ Agata Bolognese, home of Supercar manufacturer Lamborghini. Nestled between sprawling crop fields sit the museum and factory with distant hills looming on the horizon. The humble roads crisscrossing the area are populated with Supe...
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