Tag Archives: Performance

Chevrolet Prices the Camaro ZL1 1LE Extreme Track Performance Package

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Pricing has finally been announced for the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Extreme Track Performance Package. The package cost is $7,500, which brings the price of the ZL1 1LE to $69,995. Read the rest of this entry

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Muscle Cars at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show

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TCB was on hand during media days at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. With several new and upcoming cars on display, we knew this would be a great show. Needless to say, this year’s show definitely didn’t disappoint. In addition to seeing all the latest and greatest muscle cars, we also got to see a few blasts from the past. Read the rest of this entry

2004-2006 Dodge Ram SRT-10

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In this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase, we’ll take a look at the 2004-2006 Dodge Ram SRT-10. Remember the Dodge Li’l Red Express? That red stepside truck with wood trim and chrome side pipes that Dodge built in the late 1970s. It was the fastest production vehicle in its day and had enough firepower to outgun the Chevrolet Corvette. That was then and this is now. Today, the Dodge Ram SRT-10 is the fastest production truck ever created. It’s held that record for over 12 years and it doesn’t appear to be dethroned anytime soon. And just like the Li’l Red Express, the Dodge Ram SRT-10 is a force to be reckoned with. No other truck out there is quite like it. Read the rest of this entry

2016 Shelby GT350 North American Track Tour

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Ford recently invited us to participate in the 2016 Shelby GT350 North American Track Tour. The tour allowed us to get up close and personal with the new GT350 and then take the car for a few laps around the track to see what this beast is capable of doing. Our Thursday morning started early at 8:00 a.m. at Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. After getting registered for the event, visiting with a few fellow journalists, and woofing down some blueberry muffins and coffee, we were ready to start the day with a brief orientation about today’s activities. Read the rest of this entry

1973-1974 Pontiac Firebird and Trans Am Super Duty

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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

2008-2009 Pontiac G8 GT and GXP

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In this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase, we’ll take a look at the 2008-2009 Pontiac G8 GT and GXP. For the first time in more than 20 years, Pontiac finally had a true muscle car sedan. The G8 GXP was also the most powerful muscle car Pontiac ever built. And it couldn’t have come along at a better time. Pontiac definitely needed a shot of adrenaline in its lineup. With the demise of the Firebird and the GTO, the G8 filled the void quite nicely with its aggressive styling and track-ready performance. Read the rest of this entry