PART III: REBUILDING MY TOTALLY-NOT-COLLECTIBLE MUSTANG!

PART III: REBUILDING MY TOTALLY-NOT-COLLECTIBLE MUSTANG!
Stephen Cox blogs about re-powering his four-cylinder ’80 Mustang that’s been in his garage for decades. Now it’s on-track to be a potent Ponycar. Ford Motor Company built 128,893 Mustang coupes during the 1980 model year, making my Medium Blue Glow four-cylinder example anything but rare. I bought the car when I was seventeen and it was my primary transportation for a decade. It now has nearly a quarter of a million miles on the odometer. Since the car has little value, I figure there's no ...
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ROCKER’S ROD: SPEED IS THE NEW BLACK!

ROCKER’S ROD: SPEED IS THE NEW BLACK!
Hit Velocity series kicks off its second season with Noah Alexander and his team of master craftsman at Classic Car Studio building a head-turning hot rod for rocker Dale Stewart. Following its debut in 2017, Speed is the New Black has become Velocity’s most watched freshman series ever. Thanks to this popularity, Velocity has renewed the series for a second season to continue to give fans what they crave – speed, style and performance. Season two starts on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 9pm ET/PT...
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STEPHEN COX: CHRONICLES’ SCRIBE WINS ‘HARD CHARGER’ AT KINGSPORT!

STEPHEN COX: CHRONICLES’ SCRIBE WINS ‘HARD CHARGER’ AT KINGSPORT!
C7R Motorsports driver and CarGuyChronicles.com contributor Stephen Cox didn't have the car he wanted in qualifying for Friday night's twin 50-lap Super Cup Stock Car Series events at Kingsport Speedway. But he was fast when it counted. Starting in ninth position at eastern Tennessee's “Concrete Jungle,” Cox's STA-BIL Brand Fuel Stabilizer #21 won Super Cup's Hard Charger Award by improving eight positions for a runner-up finish to Ben Ebeling, who won by two car lengths. “The last caution c...
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PILOTI FERRARI: TAILOR-MADE 488 PISTA!

PILOTI FERRARI: TAILOR-MADE 488 PISTA
Available exclusively for ‘client’ racing drivers, this Tailor-Made 488 Pista is a tribute to Ferrari’s success in the FIA World Endurance Championship Series. In time for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Prancing Horse is launching a unique ‘Piloti Ferrari’ specification for the Ferrari 488 Pista. This special custom creation, the latest from the exclusive Tailor Made program, was designed to recognize the success of clients who race Ferraris and will make its debut on the eve of the legendary Fre...
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‘18 VW GOLF GTI: RED HOT POCKET ROCKET!

‘18 VW GOLF GTI: RED HOT POCKET ROCKET!
With more power and added equipment, the original hot hatchback just keeps getting better, says Road Test Editor Howard Walker. Imagine, for a sweet second, you could ride up front on Space Mountain, grab some imaginary wheel and steer through all those twists and turns. That’s kinda what it feels like to pilot VW’s latest Golf GTI Pocket Rocket through a snaky stretch of backroad. The squirrel-like way it changes direction, the laser-precision of its helm, the light-switch action of its gearsh...
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TALL TAILS, LOW RIDES & KOOL KATS!

TALL TAILS, LOW RIDES & KOOL KATS!
Map your course for a Concours d’Elegance then head 180° in the opposite direction. That’s how you get to a car show like 35th Annual West Coast Kustoms’ Cruisin' Nationals, blogs Jim Palam. It’s the multifariousness of Car Culture that makes it so appealing to so many people. And it’s the people as much as the cars that make the 2018 Cruisin Nationals such a fun three-day event. There’s the Santa Maria City Cruise on Friday night, the Show-n-Shine on Saturday and Sunday – plus a swap meet, ven...
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CUNNINGHAM CELEBRATION: GREENWICH CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE!

CUNNINGHAM CELEBRATION: GREENWICH CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE!
Greenwich Concours hosts largest field of Briggs Cunningham’s cars ever assembled. The 2018 Greenwich Concours d'Elegance will see history being made next weekend, as 33 of the 35 existing Cunningham race and street cars will be on display both days of the event. It will be the largest field of these historic vehicles ever assembled. In all, 36 cars were built - 8 racecars and 28 street cars, created in the 1950s by the iconic Briggs Cunningham. The Concours celebrates its 23rd year on June 1-3...
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GM WORLD: RACING HERITAGE CELEBRATION!

GM WORLD: RACING HERITAGE CELEBRATION!
Motorsports-themed ‘experience’ celebrates more than a half-century of GM racing, debuts ahead of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. GM’s motorsports heritage takes the pole position in GM World at the company’s Renaissance Center headquarters in Detroit. A dozen modern and vintage racing vehicles and pace cars from across the motorsports spectrum fill the new display. It opens this week to the public ahead of the June 1-3 running of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. “The new display in GM Wo...
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SANTA BARBARA, CA: STATE STREET NATIONALS!

SANTA BARBARA, CA: STATE STREET NATIONALS!
Jim Palam blogs about THE ‘Premier Car Show’ that showcases spectacular cars that are driven, and displayed to help raise money for local area non-profits and charities. One of the appeals of a local car show is that many of the participants drive their show cars to the event. In my mind that’s “Bonus Points” and the best way to go! These ’Driven-to’ exhibitions are by the people and for the people. Gone are the velvet perimeter ropes, untouchable prototypes, catered lunches and shiny teeth cel...
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‘18 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE TRACKHAWK: STEALTH SUPERCAR!

‘18 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE TRACKHAWK: STEALTH SUPERCAR!
Dan Scanlan test drives a 707 horsepower Jeep Grand Cherokee that thinks it’s a Hellcat…and performs like one. Yeah, it's got a Hemi! At first glance, this looks like a plain white Jeep Grand Cherokee. Then we fire up the ‘18 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk designed by FCA’s SRT team, to pound asphalt instead of mountains. There’s a Challenger Hellcat under that air scoop-sculpted hood - a supercharged 707 horsepower, 6.2-liter Hemi - that lets out a scream when we launch. This is an SUV w...
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