Thursday, December 31, 2009

1964 Buick Riviera For Sale

1964 Buick Riviera For Sale. The 1963, 1964 and 1965 Buick Riviera was an agile midsized hardtop coupe inspired by the success of the Ford Thunderbird but based on a Rolls-Royce. The Riviera was hailed for its clean blend of curved and razor edge lines. The Riviera name had been in use by Buick since 1949, but this model was different from any other Buick. The Buick Riviera was fast and powerful, A big V-8 engine offered 100 mph cruising speed and zero to 60 mph in less than 8 seconds. A 401 cubic inch engine was standard and a 425 cubic inch engine was optional. A three speed automatic was standard. Price in 1964 was $4,318.00 to $4,385.00 and over 40,000 were built in 1964.

Friday, December 4, 2009

1965 Mercury Comet Cyclone

1965 Mercury Comet Cyclone for sale in California. A 1965 restyling gave the Comet vertically stacked headlights that made it look more like a Ford than a Mercury. The grille used a horizontal bars theme. The cyclone came only as a hardtop.Cyclones had all the standard equipment including bucket seats, console tach, unique wheel covers and a distinctive twin air scoop fiberglass hood. The 1965 Mercury Comet Cyclone was priced at $3,544.00.

A 289 cubic inch engine that developed 225 horsepower was standard and had a 9.3:1 compression ratio. Option engine was a 289 cubic inch with 271 horsepower. A three speed transmission and a four speed was $188.00 extra. In a quarter mile the Cyclone ran at 82 MPH in 17.1 seconds.

Monday, October 19, 2009

1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Super Sport

1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Super Sport for sale in Georgia. This Chevelle Muscle Car is an original SS car and was restored in 2006 and almost everything on the car was rebuilt, restored, or replaced. The car runs and drives as good as they come and the restoration on the car alone exceeded $40,000. The paint is as slick as glass and the body is laser straight. It is rust free and the body panels and the gaps are excellent.

The engine is a 396/350hp Chevelle motor with a four speed. The motor has been completely rebuilt with high performance parts and it has that classic big block rumble. It runs very strong. The 4-speed transmission shifts smooth and this car is a real pleasure to drive. A lot of attention was paid to detail during this restoration and it shows. This is the kind of car that the closer you look the more that you like the car.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

1968 Plymouth Road Runner

1968 Plymouth Road Runner for sale in Louisiana. Plymouth was the first to exploit the market for a low priced performance American Automobiles with the 68 Road Runner. The idea of putting a powerful engine in the cheapest, lightest model was not new. But with the Road Runner, Plymouth did all the work for the customer. With a low price youthful buyers could the Road Runner. Using Road Runner identification and a horn that emulated the cartoon bird's "Beep-Beep" got attention in the marketplace.

A stripped Plymouth Belvedere coupe was the basis for the Road Runner. The Road Runner came with a bench seat, rubber floor mats, a hot V-8 and a standard four speed transmission. A two door hardtop was added mid-year 1968. 29,240 coupes and 15,359 hardtops were produced. 1,019 were made with the Hemi engines. The Road Runner coupe sold for $2,896.00 and hardtops were priced at $3,034.00. Engine options increased the price. Available were a 440 cubic inch 350 horsepower engines, 440 cubic inch 375 horsepower and a 426 cubic inch 425 horsepower.

Friday, October 2, 2009

1962 Ford Galaxie 500XL
Factory Race Car

This 1962 Galaxie 500XL stood out as one of the best examples of Ford Muscle Cars. It was large and had clean lines along with a powerful 406 cubic inch V-8 that developed 405 horsepower. This engine was equipped with triple carbs and a special cam. It was known as a "T-Bird Special 406". Included with 406 special was a B-W four speed with ratio's of 2.36:1, 1.78:1, 1.41:1 and 1.0:1. This Ford Muscle Car obtained speeds of 140 MPH, 7 seconds 0-60 and the 1/4 mile in 15.5 seconds at 92 MPH.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

1970 AMX For Sale

In 1970 the AMX was built tougher with its new 360 cubic inch V-8 that developed 290 horsepower. Other options included a 390 cubic inch V-8 engine with 325 horsepower A four speed transmission on the floor was standard and a Hurst shifter was also standard.

AMC built only 4,116 1970 AMX for sale. On the outside the AMX got new rear lamps and a restyled front end shared with Javelins. The grille was flush with the hood and a redesigned bumper housed square parking lamps. A horizontally divided, crosshatched grille had four very prominent bright horizontal moldings. The grille also incorporated circular rally light. The bumper even included an air scoop to cool the front brakes. The restyled hood had a large ram-induction scoop and the 1970 AMX looked more like its pony car rivals. Factory price for the 1970 AMC was $3,395.

Monday, August 17, 2009

1962 Chevrolet Bel Air For Sale

1962 Chevrolet Bel Air For Sale. In 1962 the 409 could be had in any big Chevrolet. The 409 "Bubble Top" Bel Air was a heart stopping combination. This hardtop got its nickname from the vast sweeps of front to rear window glass and was a great drag car due to its lighter weight. This 409 was fit with a close ratio four speed and no one could come close in the stoplight drags. At the strip it reached 115 MPH in the quarter mile.

The first 409 Chevys with the lightweight Z11 drag racing package were built in late 1962. They had aluminum hood, inner fenders and front fenders. About 100 cars were built by Chevrolet. Factory cost $2,668.00 and it had a 119 wheelbase. the base engine on the 1962 Bel Air was a 283. However a 327 cid 250 hp, 327 cid 300 hp, 409 cid 340 hp and a 409 cid 380 Hp engine was available.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

1964 Pontiac GTO For Sale In Florida

1964 Pontiac GTO for sale in Florida. The 1964 Pontiac GTO was the first true Muscle Car. The GTO package was an extra cost package for the Tempest LeMans. The GTO option came out for the LeMans coupe, hardtop and ragtop. It included a 325 horsepower 389 cubic inch V-8 with a special cam, special hydraulic lifters, single Carter four barrel, dual exhaust, special six inch rims with red striped tires. Other options included bucket seats, center console, hurst shifter and special wheel covers. A 348 horsepower tri-Power option with three two barrel carbs. Production was 7,384 GTO Coupes, 18,422 two-door hardtop and 6,644 ragtops.

What does GTO stands for? "Grand Turismo Omologato". Based on the Ferrari 250 GTO that was made from 1962 to 1964.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird

1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird for sale in Oregon. Factory base price $4,298, 117 inch wheelbase, 104 MPH in the quarter mile. The final volley in the battle of muscle car aerodynamics was the '70 Superbird. With a 7.0 liter engine limit competing automakers turned to wind cheating body designs like the "winged warriors" Chrysler '69 Dodge Daytona and '70 Superbird. Designed for NASCAR superspeedways, these Mopars both featured a long peaked noise and a rear deck airfoil mounted on struts. NASCAR's 1969 rules called for 500 copies of a model to be built to make it race legal. For 1970 the rule was one car per dealer. 1,971 Superbirds were built.

The most popular engine was the 440 cubic inch Super Commando V-8 with a four barrel carburetor. A total of 1,120 Superbirds came this way. Amother 716 cars were equiped with the 440 Six-Pack. That leaves 135 Himi Birds, 77 with automatics and 58 with four speed transmission.

Raccars used the Race Hemi and the combo was enough to lure Richard Petty back to racing Plymouth after a year with ford. Petty Engineering hired Pete Hamilton to run a second Superbird at selected events in 1970 and he promply won the Daytona 500.

Friday, May 29, 2009

1970 Mustang Mach 1For Sale In Ohio

1970 Mustang Mach 1 for sale in Ohio. The 1970 Mach 1 featured the new front end styling and had its tail lights recessed in a flat panel with honeycomb trim. Ribbed aluminum rocker panel molding with big Mach 1 letters and a cleaner upper rear quarter treatment without simulated air scoops at the end of the main feature line were seen. A black striped hood with a standard fake scoop replaced the completely matte black hood of the 1969 mustang.

Factory price was about $3,271.00, wheelbase was 108 inch, base V-8 was a 351 cubic inch rated at 250 horsepower. Optional engines included a 351 cubic inch 300 horsepower, 428 cubic inch 335 horsepower and 428 cubic inch 360 horsepower. 0-60 mph in 8.2 seconds and 16 seconds at 86.2 mph in the 1/4 mile.

Sunday, May 24, 2009

1965 Buick Skylark Grand Sport
For Sale In Maine

1965 Buick Skylark Grand Sport for sale in Maine. The Skylark GS was Buick's GTO. With a big four barrel V-8 the tested by Motor Trend in 1965 and it had a top speed of 116 mph. The 1965 Skylark was built by Buick as a Coupe, Hardtop and a Ragtop. The base engine was a 400 cubic inch V-8 rated at 325 horsepower. Transmissions available were a three speed, four speed and Super Turbine 300 automatic. Factory price was $2,805, wheel base 115 inches, 0-60 mph in 7.8 seconds and the 1/4 mile in 16.6 seconds at 86 mph. Restored prices range from 17,000.00 to $30,000.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

1968 AMX 390 For Sale In Texas

1968 AMX 390 for sale in Texas. AMX meant "American Motors Experimental" This American Automobile was the first steel bodied two seater since the 57 T-Bird started as a prototype in 1966. The Base V-8 was a 290 cubic inch 225 horsepower. Engine options included a 343 cubic inch 280 horsepower and a 390 cubic inch 315 horsepower V-8. In the 1/4 this car could do 95mph at 14.8 seconds. This 1968 AMX 390 had a 97 inch wheelbase, reclining bucket seats and woodgrain interior trim. 6,725 cars were built and the average price was $3,245.00. Most famous were the 50 Special "Craig Breedlove" AMX. This Muscle Car is painted Bittersweet Orange.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

1961 Chevrolet Impala SS
For Sale In Louisiana

1961 Chevrolet Impala SS for sale in Louisiana. The Impala Super Sport was the first true American muscle car. This option could be ordered for Impala Coupes, Sedans and Hardtops. It was a $54.00 dealer installed option. It included a "SS" emblems, padded dash spinner wheel covers, power steering, power brakes and a 7000 RPM tach.

A 283 cubic inch v-8 was standard but two V-8's were available at prices in the $344 to $500 range. One was a Turbo-Thrust 348 that came in 340 horsepower with a four barrel carburetor or a 350 horsepower with three two barrel carburetor. A 409 cubic inch Turbo-Fire V-8 came in 360 horsepower with a four barrel carburetor or a 380 horsepower with three two barrel carburetor. A four speed close ratio transmission was $188.00 extra.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

1970 Dodge Challenger
For Sale In Illinois

1970 Dodge Challenger For Sale In Illinois. Wild and Woolly is a good way to describe this 70 Dodge Challenger. The Challenger was Dodge's late breaking answer to the Mustang and Camaro. In 1970 it came in a hardtop, a ragtop and a special Edition. All three challenger body styles were offered in a 383 base V-8 engine. Buyers could add a 375 horsepower Magnum 440 or a 390 horsepower for a few hundred dollars more. Models included a R/T and T/A. Base price was about $4,000.00.

This 1970 Dodge Challenger has a strong Magnum 440 with automatic on the floor. New paint, brand new front suspension, torsion bars, new shocks, brakes all around, B/F Goodrich tires, new headliner and new vinyl top. Chrome all around is in good condition. All new wiring harnesses - under the dash, engine, front headlights, and rear taillights.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

1970 Chevrolet Nova Yenko Deuce
For Sale In Colorado

1970 Chevrolet Nova Yenko Deuce for sale in Colorado. This 1970 Nova was ordered from Chevrolet by Yenko Motorsports and assigned Yenko stock# YS-62. The Chevy Muscle Car is one of the 35 Fathom Blue Deuces produced. There were a total of 175 Deuces produced in 8 colors. This car is equipped with a 360 horsepower LT-1 engine, Muncie M-21 Transmission, 4:11 Positraction rear axle, Power Brakes, F41 Suspension, and manual steering. This is a high dollar automobile.

Don Yenko was into road racing and drag racing. Don Yenko later went on to build the Yenko Super Camaro, Yenko Duece, Yenko Corvair, Yenko Chevelle, Yenko Super Nova, Yenko Vega Stinger 2 and the Yenko Camaro Turbo Z.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

1970 Dodge Charger Super Bee
For Sale In Florida

Dodge Charger Super Bee for sale in Florida. This car is Dodge's one year only Charger Super Bee and used the same body as other Chargers. It was a low cost Charger that sold for $3,271.00. The Super Bee included a standard 383 cubic inch 300 horsepower Magnum V-8 with a four barrel and a four speed floor shift. Only 766 Super Bees with 4-Speed Transmission were build. Factory Options: D21 Manual 4-Speed Pistol Grip, C16 Console, C6X9 Bucket Seats, EV2 High Impact Hemi Orange, V1X Vinyl Roof, G36 Racing mirrors, R11 Radio, V6X Accent Stripes, E65 383 Magnum 4 BBL, N42 Bright Exhaust Tops, S77 Power Steering, etc. This Super Bee comes with the American Racing Custom Wheels mounted and an original set of rims.