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1968 Ford Mustang Bullitt – The Return of a Legend


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


2018 Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Edition


Remember that Hot Wheels car you played with as a kid? The one you got with your weekly allowance when you were six years old. The same one that you still have all these years later. Well, you better start saving again because you’re going to want to add another one to your collection. Chevrolet and Hot Wheels have joined forces once again to create the 2018 Camaro Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Edition. Read the rest of this entry

Fifty Years of the Chevrolet Camaro


Fifty years ago, Chevrolet introduced a car that would become one of the most revered vehicles in its sports car lineup. Code named XP-836, the Camaro was Chevrolet’s contender in what would become one of the hottest segments in the automotive industry. The Camaro was Chevrolet’s entry into the pony car market that was wildly popular in the 1960s. It’s been said the word Camaro is derived from the French language meaning friend or comrade. That’s a pretty fitting way to describe a car that’s been a companion with many of us for half a century. Let’s turn back the clock and look back at 50 years of classic Camaros. Read the rest of this entry

Smokey and the Bandit 40th Anniversary Festival


Tommy’s Car Blog was on hand during the Smokey and the Bandit 40th Anniversary Festival in Jonesboro, Georgia this past June. The city of Jonesboro teamed up with the Burt Reynolds Institute, Restore a Muscle Car, The Bandit Run, and the Snowman’s Run to host this year’s event. Jonesboro was one of the main filming locations of the movie and a great place to hold the event. There was plenty to see and do including a Burt Reynolds look-a-like contest and a recreation of the bridge jump held at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry

2017 North American International Auto Show



The 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit is the first major auto show of the new year. The Motor City hosts one of the best shows for muscle car lovers and this year’s event was no exception. The Big Three were well represented and there were a few surprises that caught our attention as well. The temperature outside may have been in the teens but our enthusiasm heated up once we got inside Cobo Hall. There was so much to see and experience during the two-day media preview. Here are some of the great muscle cars we got to see at this year’s show. Read the rest of this entry

TCB Visits The 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show



The great thing about the Los Angeles Auto Show is that it marks the beginning of auto show season. We’ve been counting the days to the show and anxious to get up close and personal with some of the hottest new and vintage muscle during media days at this year’s spectacle. This year’s show definitely didn’t disappoint! The Los Angeles Convention Center was abuzz with plenty of fresh muscle from the Big Three and other vendors. With so many great cars on display, there was something for everyone to see at this year’s show. Here are just a few of the great cars that were on display at the 2016 show. Read the rest of this entry

Hertz So Good: The 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT-H 50th Anniversary Edition


2016 GT-H #1

Need some excitement for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend? Well, you’re in luck. Ford, Shelby American, and Hertz are releasing a special run of 2016 Ford Shelby GT-H’s. 140 of these black and gold Mustangs will be available to rent beginning Memorial Day weekend. Read the rest of this entry