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Drag-ready Challengers

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

When it comes to classic muscle cars, Dodge Challengers rank pretty high. This ’70 example still puts out some impressive numbers in the track-powered by a 467-CID big-block on nitrous. (more…)

Road Warrior or Decaying Muscle? It’s What’s Under the Rust That Counts

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

At the recent LSX Shootout in Memphis, Tennessee, a whole different kind of rat rod style muscle car was on display from the folks at BRP Hot Rods. To show off their performance upgrade components for muscle cars (www.brphotrods.com (http://www NULL.brphotrods NULL.com/)), this heavily rusted ’64 GTO featured a host of sheet metal needs that the operator clearly felt was not critical to his enjoyment of the vehicle. (more…)

RS to the Rescue Camaro – V-6 Fast – V-8 Faster

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

The first of the new Camaros are out and the verdict is plenty positive. The impressive Camaro RS with the hot little V-6 churns out 305-HP, the most of any performance counterpart from Chrysler or Ford. What it means in recent testing is that this little, lightweight engine bangs through the gears to a 0 to 60 MPH timing of 6.1 seconds. That is way faster than any other muscle car style V-6 we’ve experienced. (more…)

Nothing NORMal Here – Mr. Norm Super ‘Cuda and Challenger Debut

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Drawing inspiration from its race-bred relative, the legendary 1970 AAR ‘Cuda, the Mr. Norm’s (yes, the dealership of muscle car lore) Super ‘Cuda features a dramatic restyling package that matches heart-stopping good looks with heart-pounding performance. Amplifying its presence, the Super ‘Cuda features a modern interpretation of the classic ‘Cuda grille and tail panel, coupled with an aggressive front spoiler that infuses it with undeniable character. (more…)