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1971 Dodge Charger 426 Hemi

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This edition of the Muscle Car Showcase looks back at the 1971 Dodge Charger 426 Hemi. By 1971, the Hemi had earned its reputation on the street and strip as a fearsome competitor to General Motors’ 455 and Ford’s 427 Cobra Jet. But as the old saying goes, all good things must come to an end. 1971 represents the end of an era as it would be the last year the Hemi would be found under the hood of the Dodge Charger. Let’s travel back in time and see what makes the 1971 Dodge Charger 426 Hemi such a special car. Read the rest of this entry

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1965 Ford Mustang Serial Number 00002 – Mecum 2017 Indianapolis Auction

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This unique 1965 Ford Mustang hardtop will be up for grabs at Mecum’s 2017 Indianapolis auction. This Mustang is somewhat unique and is believed to be the first hardtop produced to receive a VIN. 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

“Ole Yeller” Shelby GT350 Up For Auction

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Ford has created yet another aviation-themed Mustang that will be up for auction to benefit Experimental Aircraft Association youth programs, including the Young Eagles. This one of a kind Shelby GT350 is the ninth example Ford has commissioned and will be up for grabs on July 28th. Read the rest of this entry

1962 Shelby Cobra CSX2000

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Sometimes the word legendary is easily overused or thrown around in such fashion that it really doesn’t mean what it should. However, in the case of this 1962 Shelby Cobra, the word legendary hardly describes this illustrious car. Read the rest of this entry

1970-1971 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda

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1970 Plymouth Cuda Hemi LOV #3

The 1970-1971 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda is the star of this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase. For 1970, the ‘Cuda was all-new. The ‘Cuda’s pretty boy looks and fastback styling from the 1960s were now gone. In its place was a combatant with a more aggressive design and features, ready to take on what the Camaro SS 396 and Mustang Boss 429 could dish out. The 1970-1971 Hemi ‘Cuda was also no longer overshadowed by its crosstown rivals. Its time was now and it was out to make a name for itself.  Read the rest of this entry

1961 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible – Mecum Indianapolis Auction

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1961 Chevrolet Corvette Mecum #1

This beautiful 1961 Chevrolet Corvette in Jewel Blue will be hitting the auction block this month at Mecum’s Indianapolis auction. What’s so special about this magnificent Vette? It’s one of only 855 Corvettes that were painted in this one-year-only color. How cool is that? Read the rest of this entry