Archive for Muscle Car Spotlight

Shelby GT350R Mustang: Most Track-Capable Production Mustang Ever Built Coming to U.S., Canada Later This Year

A combination of changes to aerodynamics and suspension tuning to the new Shelby® GT350R Mustang leads to most race-ready road-legal Mustang ever Significant engineering innovations result in weight savings, aero improvements to benefit on-track performance; Ford is the first major automaker to introduce carbon fiber wheels as standard equipment on Shelby GT350R Mustang New Shelby […]

All-new 2015 Dodge Challenger Earns Five-Star Overall Safety Rating From U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

2015 Dodge Challenger coupe earns five stars overall, the highest possible score in NHTSA’s safety rating program More than 70 safety and security features, including new for 2015 class-exclusive Forward Collision Warning, adaptive cruise control, Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection All-new 2015 Dodge Challenger starts at $26,995 (excluding tax, destination and title) Auburn […]

Headliners Abound At Mecum’s Houston Auction

April 10-12 Collector Car Auction Set to Feature Several Vintage Greats WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will amass a 1,000-car offering encompassing coveted collector cars from all genres at Houston’s Reliant Center this April 10-12. With outstanding headliners ranging from American and European racers, to Pre-War Classics and Corvettes, Mecum’s third annual event is certain […]

New 2014 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker On its Way to Dealerships

- Dodge received 2,000 dealer orders – its entire 2014 model year production run – for the Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker in just four days – 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 – […]

Performance Traction Helps 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Soar on Track

Algorithm helps maintain momentum for faster lap times DETROIT – Engineers call it “flying car” logic. On the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, the Performance Traction Management system delivers faster lap times on an undulating race track by helping maintain the car’s full power and momentum even if the tires briefly lose contact with the ground, […]

Stephen Cox: The Great Stolen Engine Caper – Tracking Down Shelby’s Missing V8

The Stephen Cox Blog presented by McGunegill Engine Performance: The Great Stolen Engine Caper – Tracking Down Shelby’s Missing V8 A good Shelby-built 289 engine was a coveted item in the mid 1960’s. Many were stolen out of the legendary Hertz Shelby “Rent-a-racers.” They left the rental lot on Friday with a High Performance 270-horsepower […]

28 Ways Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Rules the Road Course

DETROIT – Lightweight, nimble and incredibly powerful, the original Z/28 was designed for road racing. The 2014 Z/28 carries the same spirit, with every detail engineered specifically to create the ultimate track-capable Camaro. To enable the Z/28 to quickly lap the most challenging road courses, engineers and designers focused on strengthening three key areas during […]

Mecum Marathon – Results From Kissimmee 2014

WALWORTH, Wis. – The largest collector car auction in the world lived up to its moniker once again with Mecum’s Kissimmee, Fla., event, held Jan. 17-26, offering a grand total of 2,750 cars and more than 3,000 items of Road Art throughout the 10 days of heated bidding and hard-hammering sales. Auction sales reached a […]

Auctions America Announces Multi-Year Agreement with NBC Sports Network and 450-Car Collection for its Televised Auburn Spring Event

· Select Auctions America collector car auctions to broadcast live on NBC Sports Network · Delivered to more than 80 million homes across the U.S., 2014 programming to provide in-depth coverage of the company’s California and Auburn, Indiana events · Auctions America’s first televised Auburn Spring sale to be headlined by the 450-car John Scotti […]

Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.R Sends Historic Name Back to the Track

New era begins at Daytona with IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 returns to its racing roots this week when the all-new Camaro Z/28.R race car debuts in a 2.5-hour endurance race ahead of the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona. It will be one of the most production-based […]