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1967-1971 Plymouth GTX

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The 1967-1971 Plymouth GTX is the focus of this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase. The GTX was Plymouth’s new “supercar” for 1967. Based on the Belvedere, the GTX came standard with big V8 power and a host of other performance features. This intermediate was marketed as a gentleman’s muscle car — no greasy kid stuff here. Plymouth touted the GTX was the most exciting supercar to come out of Detroit in years. Let’s see if this declaration is true. Read the rest of this entry

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1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS

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In this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase, the 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS is our featured powerhouse. Ask just about any muscle car aficionado his favorite muscle cars and chances are, the 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS ranks high on that list. In fact, many Chevrolet enthusiasts and collectors consider this car to be the marque’s zenith in terms of performance, styling, and horsepower. Stay with us as we look back at one of the most iconic muscle cars ever created. Read the rest of this entry

1965-1966 Shelby GT350

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1966 Shelby GT350 #1 WAC

In this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase, we’ll turn back the clock and check out the 1965-1966 Shelby GT350. Like a pseudoscientist from the Dark Ages, Carroll Shelby worked his black magic on a Ford Mustang GT fastback and transformed it into something even more nimble and sinister. In its day, the Shelby GT350 was a car that had no true equal. There was no Camaro or Firebird for Shelby’s creation to instill fear. It was a standout back then and it’s still a legend today. Read the rest of this entry

1973-1974 Pontiac Firebird and Trans Am Super Duty

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1973 Pontiac Trans Am Super Duty #2 WAC

In this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase, we’ll turn back the clock and look at the 1973-1974 Pontiac Firebird and Trans Am Super Duty. In a time when muscle cars were becoming as extinct as the dinosaur, Pontiac did the unthinkable and unleashed the Super Duty on the buying public. The Firebird and Trans Am Super Duty were truly the muscle car’s last hurrah. In a time when insurance rates on muscle cars soared and rising gas prices were becoming the norm, the Super Duty was something of an anachronism. Read the rest of this entry

2016 Ford Mustang GT California Special Convertible First Drive Review

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2016 Ford Mustang GT California Special Convertible (3)

The 2016 Ford Mustang GT California Special convertible is the latest addition to the TCB Garage. This modern day interpretation is a throwback to the original that first appeared way back in 1968. Fast forward to 2016 and the concept is pretty much the same. Except this time around, you can get the California Special as a coupe or convertible. We couldn’t wait to drop the top and put in some drive time to see what makes the California Special so…umm…special. Read the rest of this entry

2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS First Drive

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The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS is latest addition to the TCB Garage. This sixth generation Camaro SS is new from the ground up and is the first Camaro to be built in the United States since the 1992 model year. We recently spent a long weekend getting to know this new Camaro inside and out. Even before we got behind the wheel and fired up the engine, we knew this new Camaro SS had a lot to live up to. We loved the 2012 Camaro SS we tested a few years ago and felt it was a great all-around performance car. So how does the 2016 Camaro SS measure up? Let’s find out. Read the rest of this entry

2012-2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302

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In this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase, we’ll look back at the 2012-2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302. Ford created the original Boss 302 as a Trans Am racing champion and as a formidable opponent to the Chevrolet Camaro Z28. The 2012-2013 Mustang Boss 302 features heritage-inspired styling cues along with slick graphics and outrageous color schemes. And with an arsenal of performance equipment, the new Boss 302 packs plenty of firepower with the right amount of in-your-face attitude to back it up. Let’s take a look and see if this newest version of the Boss 302 is as good as the original. Read the rest of this entry