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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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1969-1971 Pontiac GTO Judge

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1969 Pontiac GTO Judge TCB #2 (640x332)In this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase, we’ll turn back the clock to 1969. A time when the Concorde made its first trial flight, Richard Nixon is inaugurated as President, and Mario Andretti wins the Indianapolis 500. 1969 was also a time when budget muscle cars were gaining in popularity. One of the most popular of these was the Pontiac GTO Judge. A flashy street fighter with all the performance features a driver could want without breaking the bank. Go back in time with us as we explore the 1969-1971 Pontiac GTO Judge. Read the rest of this entry

1968-1969 Ford Torino GT

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1968 Ford Torino GT Fastback #2 TCB

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

1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird

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1970 Plymouth Superbird Front Side #2

The year was 1969. Plymouth had just lost one of its best NASCAR drivers. Richard Petty, believing that Plymouths were no longer competitive on the track, joined forces with Ford for the 1969 racing season. During his 11-year involvement with Plymouth, Petty had won two national championships and 101 victories, 92 of them courtesy of Plymouth. Now, Plymouth really wanted to get him back. In an effort to win back Petty’s loyalty, they created one of the most radical cars to ever race on a NASCAR track. Created by the same team that produced the Dodge Daytona, an 18-inch aerodynamic nose cone was placed on the front and a sweptback wing was fashioned on the rear of the Road Runner. Dubbed the Superbird, this car was ready to take flight around the speedways and take on the best that Chevy and Ford had to offer. Did the effort pay off? You bet it did! The Superbird was just what Plymouth needed to lure Petty back. Read the rest of this entry