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Blown 1970 Chevelle With 1,300 hp Getting Sideways On The Streets

When you have all that power under the hood, there is no way that you can take the vehicle out without beating on it at least a little bit. Talk about 1300 hp is certainly nothing to scoff at and, if you’re not careful out there, it can most certainly get away from you quite easily. With that amount of power, we would definitely recommend a driver who has had some experience with powerful cars before, otherwise, you could just be asking for trouble. If you do know what you’re doing, on the other hand, something like this can really spell out a lot of fun.
In this video, we get the chance to check out a blown 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle that boasts the aforementioned 1300 hp. As the person behind the wheel decides to take this thing out to the streets, things get just a little bit out of hand. Once that throttle is depressed, the back tires begin to spin. As you ride along, you can see the car swaying around a couple of times as the driver plants into that power and unleashes it, sending a humbling note through the air that roars incredibly as this machine puts tires to the ground and sends it.
Follow along in the video below as this little cruise doesn’t necessarily go as according to plan. While nothing bad really happened, I bet that those guys on board ended up getting quite the rush from the situation as that old-school American muscle car was all over the road. There is nothing like a good amount of power being unleashed to give you a little bit of an adrenaline rush. After following along with this cruise that appears to have ended in a car that might just be stranded out there due to some sort of issue before the camera cut off, tell us what you think of this little demonstration of brute force.

Chip Foose Reveals Eldorod First Car Ever Drawn And The Last Car Built For Boyd Coddington

If you look at the landscape of today’s car world, Chip Foose is most certainly a household name for anyone who shares in the passion. Way back in the day, as you may or may not know, Chip used to work for another famous hot rod designer in Boyd Coddington. Since then, Chip would end up leaving, ultimately end up going in the competition with Boyd but what they shared seems to be something that won’t be forgotten and is held in high regard, not diminished by their departure from each other in a business sense.
In this video, we get a look at a car that would be the first one sketched up by Foose and, ironacally enough, the last one that would ever leave the late Coddington’s garage. For years, the vision would remain incomplete but recently, Chip would take it upon himself to make the time to finish the 1948 Cadillac that has been affectionately called “Eldorod” and when you lay your eyes on this thing, like many other Foose/Coddington creations, you can really tell that this car is something special that really pops, even if it were placed amongst other high-end customs.
In the video below, Chip pulls the cover off of a car that has been years upon years. in the making and has finally come together in one package that really spells out perfection. Even past all of the hard work and effort that was invested in this car, the vehicle has so much history behind it that truly makes this machine something incredibly special. I wouldn’t be surprised to see this car in a museum one day because it’s the clashing of two of the community’s most respected builders coming together as this vision that has been brewing for years has finally come to life.

2-3 Mile Trucks Found On field Brand New

After forty years of sitting idle, this Chevrolet dealership in Pierce, Nebraska would come to see the light of day yet again thanks to VanDerBrink Auctions.
This once in a lifetime opportunity takes us inside of the dealership and shows us how it has been sitting for years, left just as it was back in the day.
Inside, we see even more surprises as we’re greeted with a selection of cars including a Chevrolet Impala, pickup truck, and Chevrolet Bel Air, all with under five miles!
Check out the video below that shows off all of these old, but brand new cars, some of which even come with the original packaging. This is an amazing sight to see. We’re kind of curious as to what happened to all of these old school rides.

This 1955 Chevy Bel Air Pro Street Drag Car Has WICKED STYLE As Well As Performance! IMPRESSIVE MACHINE!

Years of hard work really paid off for a father and son duo that built this gorgeous 1955 Chevy Bel Air Pro Street drag car filmed in the video below. This extremely cool Bel Air was spotted by none other than the phenomenal hot rod and cool cars lover ScottieDTV who always manages to impress us with his camera. This particular Chevrolet Bel Air underwent 9 years of making and the pro street type of car which came out of it has the looks as well as the performance which is truly mind-blowing.
First thing that one would notice about this car is its awesome stance that will capture anyone’s attention right away at first sight. Next comes the sleek paint job combination of black and silver which is irresistibly attractive. The neat paint job really highlights the classic body style while making sort of an aura of freshness and modern appearance. Also you just can’t not love the sweet exhaust coming out to the side.
The interior of the 1955 Chevy Bel Air was finished by the crew at Steve Holcomb Pro Auto Custom Interiors and it really is superb. Inside the car you get to see a modern looks consisted of an all-black set-up with no detail left out in spite of all the hassles which the roll bars might have caused while working on the interior. The seats are painted black with carbon fiber pieces to the side and some highlight stitching too. Also there are carbon pieces placed on the steering wheel and the dashboard which simply makes everything look so cool. Believe me friends, this is truly a classy ride with nothing too flashy.
Now let’s say a few words of what lies inside the engine bay. The 1955 Chevy Bel Air comes equipped with a Scott Shafiroff built 540 cui V8 supported by 10-71 supercharger which enables it to deliver mind-blowing output of 1250 HP with the maximum amount going up to 1500 HP.
And of course, you’re gonna love the bonus burnout at the end of the video.

Corvette Sends Stock Bottom End LS7 into the 8s, New Record

When it comes to any platform, there are usually a good variety of drag racing records that people will attempt to chase down. Many of these records are designed to keep as many stock parts as possible onboard to see just how far certain components can be stretched. Not only does it provide a challenge for the person behind it but it can also show the community just how long they can expect their factory components to last. This time, we check out what just so happens to be the fastest stock bottom end LS7. Apparently, the engines found stock in the C6 Z06, are good for a pretty quick quarter-mile.
In this one, we head down to Cecil County Dragway to watch as a screaming Chevrolet Corvette Z06 takes home the record, managing to use nothing more than some worked factory heads, an aftermarket cam setup, and a little hit of nitrous, as far as the power goes. To get the shifts down, we see an aftermarket automatic transmission in place in order to make the car punch its way right into the eight-second range. With that, we see the one and only stock bottom end LS7 to make its way into the 8s!
To see just how far this motor is able to be pushed is pretty impressive as the Race Proven Motorsports machine manages to find a way to muscle its way down the track, clocking in with a couple of consistent high eight-second passes. Even though the car was designed with performance in mind, I’m not even sure of the engineers at GM saw these factory parts being pushed that far! Check out the BigKleib34 video below to see exactly what this machine is capable of and be sure to tell us what you think of this record that has just been squeezed a little bit deeper.

The 2019 Corvette ZR1 Launching Sounds More Than Awesome!

There’s been a ton of buzz about the 2019 ZR1 Corvette, and for good reason. The most powerful Corvette ever to roll out of the Bowling Green, Kentucky factory, the ZR1 has the potential to be the fastest car GM has ever built around the Nurburgring, the measuring stick by which all production cars are judged.
In case you’ve forgotten, here’s a quick list of the main things you need to know about the new ZR1: 750 HP, 680 ft/lbs of torque, 7 speed manual or 8 speed automatic transmission, sub-3.0 second 0-60 time, 10 second quarter mile time, top speed expected to eclipse 210 MPH. The front wheels are a half inch wider than the Z06 and the optional rear wing has ten degrees of adjustability and can create up to 500 pounds of downforce. All for the surprisingly reasonable price of around $120,000.
We’ve seen a couple of clips of the car wearing the trademark black and white “camo” used to help hide features of preproduction test mules while they’re undergoing road testing, and we’ve seen GM’s teaser, but for the first time, we actually have a clip of the car cranked up and running with a close camera perspective that captures the ZR1’s throaty exhaust note in the wild. This is still a preproduction model, based on the mismatched body panels, but is likely very close to what will be rolling out in the next few months from GM.
Instead of a nice, easy acceleration toward the track, the driver decides to kick the rear tires loose and let the big LT5 powerplant do it thing, sending a cloud of smoke billowing behind the car as it screams toward the entrance to the track.
We can’t wait to see the 2019 ZR1 hitting the streets. Hopefully they will be rolling into dealerships soon and we will have some real-world information and numbers to share about the gorgeous new Vette.

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Top 20 Coolest Classic American Muscle Cars

1970 Chevrolet El Camino SS 454

The Chevrolet El Camino is a coupé utility/pickup that was manufactured and marketed by Chevrolet between 1959 and 1960 and then from 1964 to 1987.

It made its debut in the 1959 to 1960 model years as a direct competitor to the successful Ford Ranchero pickup. However, its first run only lasted for two years. Production was revived in 1964 and lasted up to 1977.

These muscle cars were based on the Chevelle platform. Those produced for the 1978 to 1987 model years were based on General Motors’ G-body platform. While based on the corresponding Chevy vehicle lines, the El Camino was actually titled and classified in North America as a truck.

At one point, virtually every man who wanted to look cool and be respected had to own and drive a 1970 Chevy El Camino SS 454. It was possibly the first time in automotive history that a truck was not merely viewed as a truck, and a muscle car was regarded as more than just a ride with a powerful engine.

The 1970 Chevrolet El Camino SS 454 can be credited as the vehicle that changed the way people saw trucks and pioneered the truck/muscle car combo and set the benchmark for its rivals to follow.

1969 Boss 302 Mustang

The rivalry between the Mustang and the Camaro started in 1967 with the introduction of the latter by General Motors. The Camaro posed the biggest threat to the lead that the Blue Oval enjoyed in the pony car segment which was created by Ford with the debut of the Mustang in 1964.

The Mustang’s performance with 289 and 390 engines was simply not up to par with the Camaro, with its small block and big block V-8. In response, Ford developed a 428 Cobra Jet V-8 and a Boss 302 engine for the 1968 and 1969 models.

The Boss 302 cid engine was built by combining a Ford Cleveland 351 cid engine cylinder heads with a Ford Windsor 302 cid engine block.

This engine and the whole package, including aerodynamic and handling components, was offered for the sole purpose of complying with homologation rules to compete in the SCCA Trans-Am series, which restricted engine displacement to five liters (302 cid).

The design of the Boss 302 Mustang was credited to Larry Shinoda, a former employee of General Motors. The car sported a reflective “c-stripe,” while a blackout hood and a black horizontal rear window shade were optional.

The name “Boss” was born when Shinoda was asked what he was working on, and he answered “the boss’ car” since the project was a secret. He also called it the “Boss” as a tribute to Ford’s new President Semon “Bunkie” Knudson who brought him over from GM’s Chevrolet Division.

1967 Dodge Coronet R/T 426 Hemi Convertible

The 1967 model year was the year when Dodge unveiled its Coronet R/T, a sportier iteration of the Coronet with unique faux hood vents, simulated rear fender vents, and a heavy-duty transmission. In the same year, the Coronet was given even more Charger-esque styling cues, including a new single-piece grille.

The R/T in the name stands for Road and Track. It was offered in a 2-door hardtop and a rarer convertible version. In fact, only four convertibles were built – two cars in 1967 and another two in 1970. This makes the Coronet R/T 426 Hemi Convertible one of America’s rarest muscle cars.

Coronet R/Ts were powered by either the standard Magnum 440 cid or the optional 426 HEMI engine. The 1970 version was redesigned and given a power boost of up to 425 horsepower. Hop in and you’ll find an equally sportier cabin, complete with bucket seats.

Although the Charger and Coronet shared a similar design and featured similar engine options, the Coronet was advertised and sold as the muscle car for performance purists. Dodge marketed the Charger as more of a performance touring car.

However, it was the Coronet that was intended as a direct rival to Pontiac’s GTO. Oddly enough, the Charger emerged as the more popular muscle car model from Dodge’s classic lineup.

1969 Mercury Cyclone

One of the sleekest cars from the sixties, the 1969 Mercury Cyclone remains one of the most gorgeous muscle cars to this day. The Cyclone was given several engine options in 1969, including the 302 cubic inch engine rated at 220 horsepower.

Another engine, the 351 cubic inch unit, was offered in two versions: one was capable of producing 250 hp while the other was rated at 290 hp. The 390 cubic inch engine for the GTs generated up to 320 hp.

Mercury built a version of the Cyclone for NASCAR and named it as the Cyclone Spoiler II. It was offered in two versions: the street-going car was powered by a 351 cubic inch Windsor block, and was used for NASCAR.

The racing version was equipped with a 429 cubic inch Boss block, which was the same engine that powered the 1969 Boss Mustang. Mercury later added a new model to its Cyclone line: the Cobra Jet (CJ).

The car’s engine was a 428 cubic inch unit that cranked out 335 hp. The engine featured a Ram Air option and a 735 CFM Holley 4-barrel carburetor, although it did not indicate any difference in horsepower rating.

The Cyclone CJ had the following upgrades over the Cyclone and Cyclone GT: engine dress-up kit (chromed parts); hood stripes, a blacked-out grille; dual exhausts, and a competition handling package.

1959 Ford Galaxie

This car will go down in history as one of Elvis’s favorite rides, as well as Fidel Castro’s. The U.S. wasn’t well-liked in Cuba back in the ’60s for political reasons, but the Ford Galaxie was extremely popular in the Caribbean nation.

The Ford range for the 1959 model year was introduced in late 1958, and it was the Fairlane 500 that was positioned as the top trim level. The Galaxie was added in 1959 as an additional trim level and assumed the top spot from the Fairlane 500.

The Galaxie was available with the same hardtop and sedan body styles as the Fairlane 500, while the Skyliner and Sunliner convertibles were moved from the Fairlane 500 range.

Although the 1959 Galaxie models were a separate series from the Fairlane 500, they featured both Galaxie and Fairlane badging. The 1959 Galaxie was also bedecked in chrome and stainless steel to keep abreast with the other muscle cars from the area.

It was the exact image of late-1950s American excess in the automotive front, though a bit subdued when compared to its Chevrolet and Plymouth rivals. Ford placed a premium for safety and billed ‘safety anchorage’ for the front seats.

Double-door locks and a deep-dished steering wheel were standard, while a padded dashboard, seat belts and child-proof rear door locks were optional.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Dodge Hellcat Widebody

When it comes to cars like the Dodge Challenger Hellcat, you might know the basics. Dodge did do a pretty good job of informing us about what to expect from hellcat when they made their marketing push to get this car out to the public. However, as with every car, it has its unique quirks that make it one of a kind and, on the surface, it might be a little bit difficult to pick them apart and see exactly what makes up a machine like this that has bee able to climb its way to some impressive heights as far as factory stock cars go!
This time, Engineering Explained pairs with Car Throttle to talk a little bit about this factory supercharged drag racing machine and tell us a little bit about what you might not know about the car that goes into everything from how it’s cooled to exactly how the company picked out the tires and wheels that they use on the car in order to maximize its efficiency. It seems like every last aspect of the Hellcat was chosen very carefully to make sure that the company was able to chase down quite a specific goal with this mean machine.
Follow along in the video below as the duo outlines a whole bunch of fun facts that you might not have known about the beast of a machine that Mopar has really put their all into. After following along with this one, be sure to tell us which of these facts are new to you and what you learned about the Hellcat! With a powerful platform like this, I’m sure that you’re constantly going to be learning new things about it and that information might just inspire you to go out and try to achieve this kind of greatness for yourself!