Archive for Muscle Car Spotlight

The Evolution of the Fifth-Generation Ford Mustang

- The fifth-generation Ford Mustang reestablished the look of classic Mustangs, with a fresh twist called retro-futurism – The 2005 Mustang was built on a new rear-wheel-drive platform that was unique to Mustang, the first time in the car’s history it did not share a platform with other cars As the end of the last […]

Limited-edition Charger and Challenger Models Commemorate 100 Years of Dodge Performance and Heritage

- Dodge Charger and Challenger 100th Anniversary Editions celebrate the brand’s centennial with unique style, technology and commemorative features, including an exclusive owner’s kit – As the world’s only four-door muscle car, the 2014 Charger 100th Anniversary Edition celebrates Dodge brand’s arsenal of world-class power, handling and technology – New 2014 Challenger 100th Anniversary Edition […]

Auctions America Kicks Off 2014 with Online Memorabilia Sale

· Auctions America to lift the gavel on approximately 800 lots of memorabilia without reserve, January 24-25, 2014 in Auburn, Indiana · Two-day sale headlined by the Wally Arnold Collection featuring petroliana, automobilia, signs, soda fountain and country store nostalgia · Auction also boasts extensive collection of model railroads including O Gauge treasures · Frequently […]

New Anodized Carbon Special Edition Package Available on 2014 SRT Viper GTS

- New for 2014 and first-ever use for the Chrysler Group is unique metallic matte exterior color as part of the special edition package on SRT Viper GTS model – Package also includes exclusive exterior and interior content – Limited production run of 50 Viper GTS models with Anodized Carbon Special Edition Package begins in […]

2014 Chevrolet COPO Camaro Program Announced

Third year for limited production factory-produced race cars LAS VEGAS – Chevrolet Performance’s COPO Camaro program returns for 2014 with another limited run of factory-produced race cars and a pair of new racing engine choices. To purchase one of the exclusive models, potential customers must sign up for the COPO Camaro mailing list at chevroletperformance.com. […]

Ford Mustang and F-Series Named ‘Hottest Car and Truck’ of 2013 SEMA Show

- SEMA Award honors the most popular vehicles chosen by specialty equipment manufacturers as the best platforms for accessorizing and showcasing this year’s hottest cars and trucks – Ford Mustang officially recognized as “Hottest Car” at the 2013 SEMA show for the second consecutive year, while Ford F-Series recognized as “Hottest Truck” for fourth year […]

HEMI® “Shaker” Returns on the 2014 Challenger R/T and Mopar ’14 Challenger Models

- With its functional “Shaker” hood and unmistakable Dodge muscle-car cues, the new 2014 Challenger R/T Shaker marks the return of one of the brand’s most coveted performance options – Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker features the legendary 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 engine with unique hood and intake design combined with a functional exposed-element cold-air intake system […]

It’s a Plane! It’s a Horse! No, It’s the Ford Mustang and One of the World’s Favorite Cars

An enduring question about Ford Mustang, even after nearly 50 years on the road, is the origin of its name. Does it honor the famed P-51 fighter plane of World War II? Or the wild horse of the American West? Depends who you ask. The real question for Mustang fans: Does it even matter? Is […]

Fighting Above Its Weight Class – Hollywood Hot Rods Ford Mustang GT Convertible Goes Supercar Style for SEMA

- Hollywood Hot Rods builds a custom 2014 Ford Mustang convertible with supercar style and performance for SEMA – All bodywork modifications are executed in hand-formed aluminum including the custom lift-off roof Like a middleweight who decides to challenge a heavyweight in the ring, Hollywood Hot Rods decided to take on the supercars with its […]

Horses of a Different Color: From Gulfstream Aqua to Ruby Red, 50 Years of Shifting Ford Mustang Color Favorites

- Ford Mustang exterior paint color popularity shifts from the top-selling green and blue in the 1960s to best-selling black and red today – Red has been consistently popular throughout Mustang’s history and is the top seller overall, adorning about 21 percent of all Mustangs – The past 50 years of Mustang have brought eye-catching, […]