Latest limited-edition ’22 FORD GT: ALAN MANN HERITAGE EDITION features Alan Mann Racing’s signature red and gold exterior with touches of exposed carbon fiber and Frozen White accents. As a tribute to Alan Mann Racing’s 1966 Ford GT lightweight experimental prototypes, Ford is introducing the ’22 FORD GT: ALAN MANN HERITAGE EDITION. The limited-edition vehicle celebrates the role the prototypes played in the history of the development of the Ford GT. It will be on display at the 2022 C...Read More
1970: MUSCLECARS AT AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS
In 1970, Motown’s Maximum Muscle - 1970: MUSCLECARS AT AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS - showcased the biggest and baddest engines, head-turning wings, sound & fury, an endless list of performance options, and limited-production models. A special class of 1970 Musclecars, including a Buick Stage 1 Skylark GSX, will celebrate the pinnacle of Detroit’s fast and loud Musclecar era at the 26th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance on May 23, 2021. The first wave of Baby Boomers was graduating...Read More
MID-ENGINED CORVETTE: STINGS LIKE A RAY!
The Supercar world got all shook up last year when GM pulled the wraps off the long awaited mid-engine 'Vette. Now Road Test Editor Howard Walker has tried it for size and says all the hype is for real, the MID-ENGINED CORVETTE: STINGS LIKE A RAY! If you're a lover of adrenaline-pumping, finger-tingling, punch-in-the-solar-plexus Supercars, I have two little words for you: New Corvette. Just feast your eyes on the thing. There's more visual drama here than RuPaul and Gaga combined. More...Read More
2019 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW: FAST COMPANY!
The Big Apple will host a bevy of high-tech, next-gen, show-stopping Supercars and super SUVs and trucks. Fast Company, indeed.RIMAC With a 400-mile range, the Rimac C_Two is a pure electric GT Hypercar as capable on track as it is crossing continents. Powered by four independent permanent-magnet electric motors giving it four-wheel drive, the C_Two has software-controlled torque vectoring that helps power it to a top speed of 258 mph and a 0-60 time of just 1.85 seconds. The car is also techno...Read More
CTEK: SMART CHARGER FOR SUPERCARS!
CTEK’s latest high-tech MXS 5.0 Smart Charger ushers in a new generation of fully automatic, microprocessor controlled, multi-functional chargers ideal for high-performance and exotic vehicles. Today’s luxury and high-performance vehicles, including Supercars and Hypercars – place incredible loads on conventional 12-volt batteries and charging systems. Less-than-fully-charged batteries can negatively affect complex electronics, including computer systems that control powertrain, suspension, ...Read More
JAGUAR XJ220: BIG CAT REUNION!
A pride of predatory cats goes on the prowl at the Silverstone Classic and David Brabham is reunited with his class-winning Le Mans car. More than 40 Jaguar XJ220s came together at the Silverstone Classic on July 29th, in a record-breaking reunion to mark the 25th birthday of what was once the fastest production car in the world. The dramatically styled, mid-engined, two-seat Supercar was introduced in 1992. With a top speed of 212.3-mph, it was Jaguar’s quickest road-going car – an accolade it...Read More
CTEK BATTERY CHARGERS: CONNECT & FORGET!
High-tech plug & play chargers insure peak battery performance for all cars, especially exotics and Supercars with difficult to access batteries. Consider one as ‘cheap life insurance for peace of mind.’ You’ve come a long way, baby! When I bought my first trickle charger in the 1970s to keep the battery in my ’67 Corvette convertible at full strength during cold New Jersey winters, it was a multi-pound, steel cased green “brick.” It had a power cord, Charging and Storage warning lights ...Read More
’73 CHEVELLE L-88: LAST BALDWIN-MOTION SS-427!
The last Baldwin-Motion Chevelle SS built, powered by a full-tilt 427 L-88 engine, was not shy about ‘broadcasting’ its potent powertrain. The last Baldwin-Motion Chevelle, a $12, 030.24, L-88-powered ‘73 Phase III SS built shortly before Baldwin Chevrolet changed hands, was a tire-frying "billboard" for a program that would last just one more year. Built for Charles Crane in Ft. Lee, New Jersey, it was driven daily and street raced until he sold it in 1980. With its outrageous lettering and ra...Read More
’18 CAMARO ZL1 1LE: ROCKS THE ‘RING!
Enhanced track capability turns new ZL1 1LE Camaro into a record-holder at Nürburgring. The ‘18 Camaro ZL1 1LE has conquered the Green Hell, lapping the Nürburgring’s 12.9-mile (20.8 km) Nordschleife (“north loop”) in only 7:16.04, making it the fastest Camaro to ever lap the famed German track. The ZL1 1LE’s time is quick enough to place it 13.56 seconds ahead of the Camaro ZL1 with 10-speed automatic that Chevrolet tested last year. “With chassis adjustability unlike any vehicle in its pe...Read More
MUSCLECARS 101: BACK IN THE DAY!
Musclecar was barely part of enthusiast vernacular when iconic GTOs, Hemis and Camaros and Mustangs were new and prowled the streets. Today, it’s the only word used to define those ground-pounding Supercars and Ponycars. When Pontiac built the GTO in 1964 they jump-started Detroit’s performance car revolution; the Supercar was born. That same year, Ford gave us the Mustang. It became the quintessential Ponycar. It was Supercars and Ponycars, period. Musclecar was the catchall descriptor used ...Read More