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1968 Ford Mustang Bullitt – The Return of a Legend

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When car guys get together and talk cars, you can bet the subject will eventually turn to their favorite car chase movie. Many will say Smokey and the Bandit. Others will say Vanishing Point. Most will say the best car chase ever filmed was in the movie Bullitt. Read the rest of this entry

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Lost Bullitt Mustang Found In a Mexican Scrapyard

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Almost 50 years ago, one of the most famous car chases in movie history took place. In the movie Bullitt, Steve McQueen, aka Frank Bullitt, drove his 1968 Ford Mustang through the streets of San Francisco chasing a couple of assassins in a 1968 Dodge Charger. The chase ends with the Charger crashing into a gas station and exploding in a massive fireball. Read the rest of this entry

1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 – Mecum Los Angeles Auction

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Mecum’s upcoming Los Angeles auction will feature one of the rarest and most desirable Corvettes on the planet. This 1968 L88 Corvette will cross the auction block on February 18th. Read the rest of this entry

1968-1970 Dodge Charger Buyer’s Guide

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The 1968-1970 Dodge Charger is considered by many Mopar aficionados to be the Charger’s most popular model years. These three years mark the second generation of this classic B-body hardtop. The fastback styling from previous years is axed and is replaced with a sleeker “coke bottle” shape. Read the rest of this entry

1968-1972 Mercury Cyclone

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In this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase, we’ll travel back in time to when the first 747 took flight, “Planet of the Apes” opens in theaters, and the Intel Corporation is created. Over at the local Mercury dealer, a storm was brewing on the showroom floor. This four-wheeled force of nature threatened to blow away everything in its path. No street or drag strip was safe from its destructive wrath. Come with us as we look back at the 1968-1972 Mercury Cyclone. Read the rest of this entry

1964-1969 Plymouth Barracuda

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In this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase, we’ll explore the 1964-1969 Plymouth Barracuda. This scrappy little fish was the original pony car, making waves in the muscle car world two weeks prior to the Mustang. Some may say this generation of the Barracuda is the Rodney Dangerfield of the early pony cars. It just doesn’t get the respect it deserves. However, this sporty fastback sank its teeth into the other pony cars every chance it got. It may have been a small fish in a large pond but we think this overlooked car is worth checking out. Read the rest of this entry

1968-1969 Ford Torino GT

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In this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase, we’ll explore the 1968-1969 Ford Torino. The Torino was all-new for 1968 and dubbed as “Ford’s newest bright idea”. Born from the Fairlane, this intermediate muscle machine came in a variety of body styles and with enough engine choices to satisfy just about any buyer. If you wanted an alternative to the GTO and Road Runner, the Torino was the car to check out. Read the rest of this entry