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Vintage Shelby GT500 Footage

By   February 25, 2019

Vintage Shelby Mustang GT500

Vintage Shelby Mustang GT500

The headlines are currently full of rumors and details about the 700+ horsepower 2020 Shelby GT500. The newest incarnation of high performance Mustang promises to be as poised on the track as on the drag strip.

The Shelby Mustang GT500 has come a long way from its humble beginnings. Before making a high performance version of the ‘Stang, Carroll Shelby said that the Ford Mustang was a very good secretary’s car. He certainly did a good job of changing that perception.

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Porsche 997 Turbo VS Nissan GT-R VS BMW M5 Competition – Video

By   February 18, 2019

Porsche 997 Turbo VS Nissan GT-R VS BMW M5 Competition

Porsche 997 Turbo VS Nissan GT-R VS BMW M5 Competition

The Porsche 997 Turbo, Nissan GT-R and BMW M5 Competition are all machines that just about any enthusiast would give their left arm to drive. All three use forced induction to make enough power to rotate the earth.

The new BMW M5 Competition costs the same as a tuned Nissan GT-R or a 997 Turbo. In this case the GT-R was modified by Litchfield and the 997 by ES Motor.

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1994 Dodge Viper Or 2001 Corvette Z06 – Which Affordable Supercar Is The Best Investment

By   January 24, 2019

Dodge Viper and Corvette Z06

Dodge Viper and Corvette Z06

When you think of American supercars, there are a handful of cars that come to mind. The Ford GT, Dodge SRT Viper T/A and Corvette ZR1 are likely the top three to come to mind. Of course all of these are out of reach of many of us, but there are a couple of American supercars that are now very affordable thanks to good old fashioned depreciation.

Specifically the 1994 Dodge Viper and the 2001 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. There are a few more years of each that will have similar specs and / or market values, but we are going to focus on these years to keep the numbers simple.

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The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Exhaust May Get You Pulled Over

By   January 15, 2019

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 has been unveiled and the American performance machine takes the GT350 concept to the next level. Powering the GT500 is a supercharged 5.2-liter hand built V8. Official performance figures have not yet fully been released, but we do know that the ‘Stang will have over 700 horsepower on tap.

All of this works together with the aerodynamic shape and large rear wing to offer great track performance. As this is a muscle car 1/4 mile times and 0-60 mph times are huge.

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A Tour Of The Petersen Museum Including The Porsche Effect And Cars Of The Movies Exhibits

By   December 30, 2018

Porsche Carrera GT Prototype

Porsche Carrera GT Prototype

If you are an automotive enthusiast and you visit the Los Angeles area then a trip to the Petersen Museum is a must. The three story Museum (four if you count the basement vault) always displays historically significant vehicles from the past and present.

We recently enjoyed a trip to the museum and were treated with historical cars from the time we entered the parking garage. Some vintage vehicles were in parking spaces and a few cars, including an early Porsche 356, were on display just before entering the building.

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