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What Do Checker Cabs, Coachbuilt Luxury Cars & Gibson Guitars Have in Common?

If you said Raymond H. Dietrich, then you probably don’t need to read the rest of this article. But if you didn’t, let’s continue… Meet Ray Dietrich Born in 1894, […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News

Chevy Just Revealed the 2022 COPO Camaro…with an Optional 572 Cubic Inch Big Block V8 Engine

The latest edition of Chevy’s race-only COPO Camaro is out and the biggest news is under the hood, where you can now get…wait for it…a 572 cubic inch big block. […]

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Pontiac’s Innovative OHC Sprint Inline 6 Proved That You Didn’t Need to Bring a V8 to the Musclecar Party

In an earlier article on the Crosley Hotshot, we mentioned that it carried a groundbreaking engine with an overhead camshaft. That got us thinking about another innovative OHC powerplant that […]

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Check Out This Interactive Google Map of Lost & Abandoned Drag Strips

Nostalgia often runs deep for drag racers. Whether it’s the historic Lions Drag Strip in California or any one of the dozens of small-town dragways across the country, many racers […]

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Did You Know Chevy Pondered a 4-Seat Corvette Concept Way Back in 1962?

Neither did we. Which is why our heads nearly exploded when we saw this Instagram post from generalmotorsdesign. Turns out, GM boss Ed Cole was concerned with the growth track […]

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Rusty Off-Roading: Shaking Down Some Old Jeeps in the Wilds of British Columbia

Story and Photos by Bryan Irons/4WD Canada Magazine The ubiquitous “shakedown” run is a time-honored tradition carried out by gearheads across the world. The trip could be after completing a frame-off […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / Electric Vehicles

Dodge Teases All-Electric, All-Wheel Drive Musclecar to Debut in 2024

As more and more manufacturers announce their EV plans, some Mopar faithful have noted that Dodge has been relatively quiet on the electrification front. Until today. In a wave of […]

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Meet the Crosley Hotshot: America’s First Postwar Sports Car

Last month, we ran an article commemorating the Corvette’s birthday, in which we mentioned that it was not America’s first sports car—suggesting instead that title should go to a lesser-known […]

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Ever Hear About Chevy’s 1974 “Spirit of America” Special Edition Cars?

Picture this: The year is 1973, Skylab has just been launched into space, Elvis’ “Aloha from Hawaii” is on TV, and “Dark Side of the Moon” is blaring out of […]

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Happy Birthday to the Corvette! A Look Back at the Vette’s Early Beginnings During Its C1 (1953-62) Generation

On June 30th, 1953 the first production Corvette rolled off the assembly line. But despite the position it holds now as “America’s Sports Car,” the Corvette wasn’t exactly an instant […]