Posts Tagged ‘wilwood’

Classic Meets Modern in a Clean Package

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Owner: Patrick Collins; 1969 Chevrolet Camaro; Pembrooke Pines, FL

Going from modern luxury to classic muscle car can be a big hurdle to overcome. Heated seats, navigation and parking assistance had no place in the classic cars of the ‘60s. Back then, the only checkmark next to the word “power” on window stickers was by the engine. They were about one thing: blazing a trail of speed and torque down the highway—comfort and handling be damned. Patrick Collins of Pembrooke Pines, Florida, is a service manager at the nearby Lexus dealership. He is used to climbing in and out of high-end luxury vehicles all day long. When the weekend hits, he prefers to cruise town in something a bit more classic and American: his ‘69 Chevrolet Camaro built by the crew at Miranda Built in Deerfield Beach. (more…)

ROSIE – The World’s Most Outstanding 1,000-HP ’66 Mustang

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

In the world of custom muscle cars there are those cars that emerge at the shows that put chins on the pavement and are talked about for years to come once they’ve made their show debut. These types of cars usually feature more body mods than a Hollywood movie star and sport the best in drivetrains, suspension and body and paint, but one element that makes these cars a frequent topic of gearhead conversation is shock factor. To make a statement in the custom scene, these cars have to impress at the very first glance and reel the viewer in with exquisite detail. (more…)