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17 Dollars a Day and 17 Cents a Mile: The Story of the Shelby GT350-H and GT-H

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In this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase, we’ll look back at the 40 year history of the Shelby GT350H and GT-H. When the Shelby GT350 burst on the scene in the mid-1960s, it was the hottest pony car you could buy. So what better way to get the GT350 in the hands of enthusiasts and prospective buyers than to offer it for rent? Thus, the GT350-H was born. For 17 dollars a day and 17 cents a mile, you could rent one of the hottest cars around. Let’s take a look at what makes the Shelby GT350-H and its sucessors some of the most highly sought after muscle cars ever created. Read the rest of this entry

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1971 Plymouth Cuda Hemi Sox & Martin Pro Stock Car

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1971 Plymouth Barracuda Sox & Martin Mecum

Here’s an interesting find. Up for bids next month at Mecum’s Indianapolis auction is a 1971 Plymouth Cuda racer. This pro stock Cuda was once a Sox & Martin team drag car. It features a 426 Hemi engine mated to an A833 4-speed manual transmission. It has been restored to 1971 race configuration and even includes Ronnie Sox’s autograph. Other key features of this vintage racer include dual magnetos, Holley 6214 carburetors, and a Weiand tunnel ram intake manifold. Read the rest of this entry