The Ford Torino has a loyal following among Ford fans, but it never achieved the popularity of other muscle car intermediates like the Pontiac GTO and Chevrolet Chevelle SS. From its beginning in 1968 through 1971, the Torino was available
Flashback to 1982 – there was a bad recession that had engulfed the U.S. economy and cars were shrinking faster than the value of the dollar at the time. Horsepower had taken a mighty tumble since the early 1970s.
When the 1964 Pontiac GTO hit the market, Dodge was paying close attention, for it was not about to be left out of this new emerging muscle car market. Powerful V8 engines had been available since the 1950s in some
On the TV show Monk, the lead character Adrian Monk is a private detective with more phobias and odd quirks than most people could ever imagine. He’s actually pretty dysfunctional as a person, his pretty assistant or shall we
Every good thing must come to an end. 1970 was the pinnacle for GM’s high performance engines. Never again would there be such an array of different high performance V8s available from GM. Everything from small-block to big-block V8s
Back in 1970 things looked great. The muscle car craze, which the 1964 GTO started, was in full swing. For 1970 horsepower and displacement were up, and there was a muscle car to fit everyone’s taste from all the different
Why is it that we love stories about the underdog beating all the odds and obtaining ultimate victory? Buick knew what it was like to beat all the odds and produce the fastest American muscle car for the 1987 model
There’s an old saying – “you have to start somewhere”, for the Corvette it started from very humble beginnings as Chevrolet’s answer to those little European two-seater sports cars that were popping up all over the US after WWII (World