Posts Tagged ‘1969 camaro’

Muscle Car Power Shot!

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Within the muscle car realm there are certain cars that just plain stick out. This year’s most talked about custom first gen Camaro has to be the “Razor” 1969 Camaro built and designed by the Ring Bros. in Spring Green, Wisconsin. Drawn by legendary designer Sean Smith of SS Design, the car was brought to life by Mike and Jim Ring. It sports a GM Performance, all-aluminum, ZL1, 454-ci big-block; Detroit Speed suspension; staggered 18- and 19-inch one-off Budnik wheels; an array of custom-machined body accents; and a clean and crisp two-tone draped over a completely reworked body. Enjoy this teaser shot and look for a full feature in an upcoming issue of MCP.

Pavement Crusher – 40-year-old Metal Blended With Modern Technology

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Stuffing late-model drive trains in classic muscle cars and equipping them with modern suspension and brakes is nothing new. It’s a style that was originally launched under the Grand Touring moniker years ago, and has transformed muscle cars, whatever the flavor, into fun to drive, corner-hugging, cruising machines. Let’s face it, while the Big Three nailed the style on the performance tin of the past, the technology was not there to make them handle, stop, steer, and perform at high levels. These factory fast brutes were designed to go fast in a straight line, making them prime candidates for drag strip duty where many off the show room speed demons wowed the crowd. What about a car that can do everything well? We are talking go fast, stop fast, hug corners, and pin you back in the seat, all while the A/C is turning the cockpit into frostbite central. (more…)