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AC Cobra 427/428

February 9, 2009 by  
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Although the British built the AC Cobra that came to the forefront in 1960, it wasn’t the first vehicle that combined the V8 engine with an aluminum body and a light European chassis, but it was most certainly the most famous. The later models with bigger engines were among the road vehicles sold, that performed [...]

AMC Javelin AMX

February 9, 2009 by  
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The AMC Javelin is classified as a “pony car” and is a rival to the Ford Mustang and the Chevrolet Camaro, which were a similar make of car in that era. The American Motors Corporation built the AMC Javelin between 1968 and 1974. AMC debuted the Javelin in 1968, a full production version of the [...]

Buick Riviera Gran Sport

February 9, 2009 by  
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The Buick Riviera came onto the market in 1963. It is not really a muscle car, but it did play a major role in the American automotive industry. In relation to that time period, Buick’s latest model release was seen as cutting edge and extremely stylish. It was a car that incorporated performance, as well [...]

Chevrolet Camaro

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Like the AMC Javelin, the Chevrolet Camaro is a popular “pony car” produced by the Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors. It was introduced in the 1967 model year as competition for the Ford Mustang and was classified as an “intermediate touring car, a muscle car or a sports car”. The Chevrolet Camaro has many [...]

Ford Mustang Boss 302

February 9, 2009 by  
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The very first Ford Mustang came off the assembly line in Michigan, in 1964. The public that attended the New York World Fair, caught their first glimpse of the Mustang, and it was viewed on television networks on 19 April 1964. The automotive industry would never see another product launch like this. Within the first [...]

Plymouth Barracuda

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Plymouth is a division of Chrysler Corporation, and were responsible for the productin of the two-door Plymouth Barracuda between 1964 and 1974. Originally, the Barracuda was constructed on an A-body chassis. This chassis was extremely common in the vehicles that were being manufactured by Chrysler, which included the Dodge Dart. It had the characteristics of [...]

Plymouth Road Runner

February 9, 2009 by  
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The Plymouth Road Runner was a muscle car built by Plymouth to be the crowning glory over the following cars by the same manufacturer: the Satellite, the Fury, the Belvedere and the Volare. These cars were all coupes, and it was the opinion of many, that muscle cars had been improving, but also losing the [...]

Pontiac Firebird

February 9, 2009 by  
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Mention the Pontiac Firebird to virtually any person and they’ll know that it was one of the most memorable cars ever to roll off the manufacturer’s line – even if they know nothing more about it. The car has defined the lives of so many car lovers and it is truly one of the most [...]

Pontiac Grand Prix

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Produced by the Pontiac division of the General Motors Corporation, the Pontiac Grand Prix was first introduced as a full-size model in 1962. The term ‘Grand Prix’ has also been used to describe personal luxury cars and mid-sized cars. In its first year the car was basically a standard Pontiac Catalina coupe with little external [...]

Bullitt

September 21, 2007 by  
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The world of dedicated cops, high-speed car chases and adrenalin-pumping action, all started in the year 1968, with the release of the movie Bullitt. It was the movie that changed the way all action movies were going to be filmed from then on. It was also the first to depict one of the all-time best car chases ever caught on celluloid. When you see cast names such as Steve McQueen, Robert Duvall, Vic Tayback, Brandy Carroll, Jacqueline Bisset and Carl Reindel, you know immediately that the movie has to be spectacular.

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