Sorted by Archive: September, 2016 ( 5 post/s)

  • Featured Muscle Car - Plymouth Road Runner (1968-1970)

    Thursday 29 September 2016

    Part of our Most Sought After Muscle Cars Series How can you go wrong with a name like Road Runner? The Plymouth Road Runner was first introduced in 1968. It was a very popular car with more than 80,000 units sold in 1969. And for good reason! It’s hard to believe the jaw-droppingly low price tag of $3000 for the base car, and the cartoon tie-in was part of Plymouth’s ingenious effort to seduce young people. Previous marketing had never considered the youth market... read more

  • How to Maintain and Protect Your Classic Car

    Thursday 22 September 2016

    So you own a classic car? Terrific! What kind? We’d love to hear about it. Are you wondering what you can do to maintain your vehicle? We’re classic car enthusiasts with a particular passion for muscle cars. Whenever we meet an owner of any kind of classic car who’s looking for maintenance advice, we always give them the same four tips: 1. Take Your Classic Car in for Regular Maintenance An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but it’s still importan... read more

  • Should Car Shows Have a Cutoff Year?

    Thursday 15 September 2016

                        Are car shows that focus on classic rather than modern vehicles more successful? Are there advantages to having a cutoff year?   There are so many large car shows and conventions that focus on modern cars. In many cases, these cars attract a different crowd than the classic car shows. Some car show organizers have found that by focusing on the classics and setting a cutoff year, they’re able to hone... read more

  • Muscle Car Appreciation on the Rise

    Thursday 08 September 2016

                    We love muscle cars from the 60’s and 70’s, but what about new muscle cars? Interestingly, the popularity of new muscle cars is on the rise thanks to the latest Ford Mustangs. In 2016, the Ford Mustang outsold both the Porsche 911 and the Audi TT in Germany, for example. The Ford Mustang is... read more

  • Appreciating the Muscle Car

    Friday 02 September 2016

    Do you love muscle cars? Because we sure do! So what’s the definition of a muscle car, anyway? A muscle car is defined by the combination of a lightweight body and a powerful engine. While you may associate muscle cars with the 60s and 70s, muscle cars were actually born into the American car industry in 1949. The public at that time was demanding speed, and so Oldsmobile came up with the very first muscle car: the Rocket 88.  That first muscle car in 1949 shared some similarities... read more

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