The muscle car era was a fascinating time for the American automobile. Jay Leno knows this and he owns a handful of wonderful examples of the era. One of his greatest examples is his 1966 Dodge Coronet. What looks like your average massive coupe hides a beastly secret between its fenders. If you glance at
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Hurst Hemi Under Glass is a series of exhibition drag racing cars that was campaigned by Hurst Performance from 1965 to 1975. The wheel standing cars were based on the Plymouth Barracuda for the current year and the car was developed by Hurst Corporation with help from well-known wheel stander Wild Bill Schrewsberry. The car
On the list of all-time great muscle cars, there’s a place for the Pontiac GTO, and it slides in near the very top. After all, many consider the GTO to be the grandfather of all the muscle cars and for good reason. In 1964, Pontiac added a GTO package to the Tempest, which transformed the
The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, will feature an extraordinary docket of rare Mopars during the 46th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, to be held Jan. 14-22, 2017, at the WestWorld of Scottsdale in Arizona. One of the most rare and collectible among those crossing the Scottsdale auction block is a ’70 Plymouth HEMI ’Cuda (Lot
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For Bob Ashton, who co-owns and is the main manager for the Muscle Car And Corvette Nationals at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, it is always about getting something more exciting. Ashton is a Michigan native (his father was a Chrysler executive) and has a background in show promotion. Knowledgeable about
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