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Jan
18
2014

2014 Camaro Z/28 and COPO models to benefit schools, wounded veterans

2014-camaro-z-28-copoChevrolet will auction the rights to purchase the first retail-production 2014 Camaro Z/28 and the first limited-production 2014 COPO Camaro this week at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale collector car auction with proceedsbbin十大平台网 going to education and veteran empowerment groups.

The COPO Camaro will cross the block first, on Friday evening, Jan. 17, and Fox Business News will air the auction live. Carrying serial No.1 for 2014, the race car features a new, LS-based supercharged 350-cubic-inch engine and a one-off COPO Ice Blue Metallic satin paint scheme. Proceeds will benefit the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans.

The Camaro Z/28 – with the vehicle identification number ending in 0001 – is being sold on Saturday evening, Jan. 18, to benefit Detroit’s Cornerstone Schools. The National Geographic Channel will broadcast the auction.

Bids for both cars can be submitted in person at the auctionbbin十大平台网 or online at .

“Chevrolet is excited to offer these two milestone cars for the Barrett-Jackson bidders, with all the proceeds going to help a pair of very worthy groups,” said Jim Campbell, General Motors U.S. vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports.  Read more!

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Jan
16
2014

Ringo Starr’s 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Is A Masterpiece

ringo-starr-s-custom-1957-chevrolet-bel-air-up-for-auctionThe 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air is an amazing car, a legend, but this four-wheeled masterpiece you’re looking at was built by George Barris (aka the King of the Kustomizers) for Ringo Starr, the former drummer of the Beatles and still a global rock star!

This is probably one of the coolest custom cars ever built. The Fitted with a flaming hood, the black coupe also sports a set of Cragar-style wheels and side tailpipes. While visual modifications may be minor, the Corvette-style pipes change the car dramatically, turning it into a vehicle that any hot rod enthusiasts would drool upon, us included.

And if you wonder why we are featuring this unique Bel Air, well … you may become an owner of this custom car on February 7 in Paris, during an event hosted by Artcurial Motorcars. The Chevy, which also comes with a certificate of authenticitybbin十大平台网 from George Barris, will be offered at no reserve and it’s estimated to fetch between €40,000 and €80,000 ($54,400 – $108,800). Read more for photos!

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Jan
13
2014

2014 COPO Camaro – A Classic Car In The Future?

2014-chevrolet-copo-camaroThe 2014 COPO Camaro dragster is set to become a classic car in the future, according to Hagerty, who recently announced its annual Hot List of future collectibles.

The list includes 10 vehicles built in the United States, Europe and Asia, ranging from sportscars to sedans and crossovers that have an MSRP of less than $100,000. While most of the nominees have what it takes for a car to gain collectible status within the next 25 years, we we’re surprised to find that the COPO Camaro was also included on the list.

Hagerty’s main argument is that Chevrolet builds only 69 examples of the $90,000 COPO Camaro each year. Read more!

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Jan
9
2014

Shelby American with brand new Heritage Center in Las Vegas

shelby-opens-new-heritage-center-in-las-vegasShelby American has announced that its brand new Heritage Center and retail gift shop in Las Vegas is now open to the public. What was once the Carroll Shelby Museumbbin十大平台网 will now be much larger and pair with the tour of the new facility.

The new showroom has dozens of iconic Shelby musclecars on display, including both classic and modern Mustangs and Cobras, as well as “artifacts from Carroll Shelby’s rich history”.

The Heritage Center is located at 6405 Ensworth Street, just one block west of Las Vegas Boulevard at Sunset Road, and can be visited Monday through Saturday from 8 AM – 6 PM and on Sunday from 10 AM – 4 PM.

Until you get a chance to travel to Las Vegas and visit the Heritage Center, you can check out a few pictures provided by Shelby American in our photo gallery section below. Make sure you don’t miss the almighty Shelby 1000 or the Dodge pickup truck. Click on Read more for photos!

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Jan
7
2014

2015 Ford Mustang is Official Car of the 2014 International CES

2015-ford-mustang-official-carThe all-new 2015 Ford Mustang is already for garnering plenty of attention, but it’s the technology in particular that will be grabbing major headlines on January 7-10, 2014, when it performs duties as the “Official Car” of the 2014 International CES. The international event, held in Las Vegas, showcases the hottest emerging technology and innovation. In fact, Ford will use CES as an opportunity to reveal even more of the new technology features of the Mustang.

Did you know the 2015 model marks the most technologically advanced Mustang in its history? This includes driver-assist features and performance upgrades that allow you to tune the car to meet your own personal driving style, such as with available Selectable Drive Modes for controlling steering effort, throttle response, stability control and shift control. The ponycar also comes standard or has available cutting-edge technology such as Ford SYNC®, MyFord Touch® and AppLink™ for hands-free control, voice recognition and access to smartphone apps. Read more!

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Jan
6
2014

Ford Mustang 1 Concept for Mustang’s 50th Anniversary by Automodello

ford-mustang-1-concept-for-mustang-50th-anniversary-by-automodelloWith the Mustang’s 50th Anniversary just around the corner, model car manufacturer Automodello has introduced a pair of miniatures replicating the 1962 Mustang 1 Concept, which was showcased by Ford earlier this year in the 2015 Mustang countdown series.

The US-based company released 1:24 and 1:43 resin-built scale models of the concept car. Both will also be offered in special Tribute Editions, featuring a certificate of authenticity hand-signed by Dan Gurney. The 1:24 version is limited to 150 examples, while the 1:43 variant is built in only 50 units. The standard editions come in larger numbers – up to 999 for the 1:43 and up to 499 for the 1:24.

Automodello has been selected as one of Ford’s 50 licensees authorized to make “Mustang 50 Years” merchandise, which means the Tribute Edition is also available via the Blue Oval company. Pricing starts from $119.95 and tops at $350, depending on scale and edition.

Expect a high quality build, interior materials textured to accurate scale, raised chrome foil on emblems and lettering, chrome-plated trim and rolling wheels. Click on Read more for photos!

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Jan
1
2014

Happy New Year 2014

happy-new-year-2014Happy New Year 2014, to our friends, followers, fans and their families! Our team strives to provide you with interesting information from the muscle cars worldbbin十大平台网 and we’ll continue our daily updates in 2014, too.

We hope you have a a very happy and prosperous, a great new year 2014. May all your dreams come true, may your failures of past year make the way for your success in the year ahead, may you discover all your hidden potentials.

New year comes with glows of hopes in our mind. It gives us new confidence and courage for a fresh start, so Happy New Year and all the best for new ventures!

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