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1982 Mustang GT

Jim Clarke led the charge with the creation of the 5.0 HO V8 for the Mustang in 1982 and was responsible for the continuous improvement of the 5.0 throughout the '80s. What Jim and his team accomplished is truly amazing.

Next-Generation Collector Cars

Because Gen Xers didn't know first-hand the visceral thrill of a high-compression LS6 accelerating between stoplights, we didn't know what we were missing. The Trans Am sliding around in Smokey and the Bandit sure looked cool, even if the production Pontiac Trans Ams had only 220 horsepower.

Savoy Faire is Everywhere

The no-frills Savoy two-door sedan was home to another engine of considerable repute, the infamous 413 Max Wedge, a Super Stock monster block Chrysler introduced in the spring of 1962.

Secret Superbirds

Motor Trend did a comparison test between a 440-powered Charger R/T, a Mercury Cyclone GT and an Olds Cutlass SX in April 1970. The Charger had the base engine with 375 hp at 4600 rpm, 480 lb-ft of torque at 3200 rpm, and a 3.55:1 rear axle.

American Firepower

It's hard to imagine today the impact the Hemi-powered 1957 Chryslers, DeSotos and Dodges had. It was these cars that established Detroit's number three as a true maker of segment-defining performance and luxury cars.

Vintage Japanese Cars: Nissan's Online Heritage Collection

If you're a fan of vintage Japanese cars, be sure to check out Nissan's online heritage site. There are tons of vintage Nissan pics and specs going all the way back to the 1920s. Each featured car or truck has relevant specs and a little "detail" tab that gives some background on that specific car.

1978-1979 Dodge Li'l Red Express

The Dodge Li'l Red Express set a standard on how to make a great performance truck. All Dodge Li'l Red Express trucks came from the factory painted in Bright Canyon Red in 1978 and Medium Canyon Red in 1979. Every Li'l Red Express was a regular cab Adventurer with a stepside bed.

1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am: The Star of Smokey and the Bandit

In the movie Smokey and The Bandit, the 1977 Firebird Trans AM driven by Burt Reynolds was the true star.

The Ford Boss 302 Mustang Program

A championship program lives on today.

Two of a Kind

A Pair of Old School "Mother Nature" Hot Rods

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