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Goodguys Kentucky Nationals

Goodguys Kentucky Nationals

It was full speed ahead for three days of automotive fun at the 2nd Goodguys Kentucky Nationals. In addition to 1,500+ rods, classics, muscle cars, and trucks, there was a treasure trove of memoriabilia and automotive parts, and a diverse selection of makes and models in the Cars 4 Sale Corral.

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Mopar 426 Street Hemi

Mopar 426 Street Hemi

When it comes to big-block domestic power plants, the legendary 426 Hemi has gained a permanent place in automobile history. The engine initially made a name for itself in professional oval and straight line racing, before Chrysler produced “Street Hemi” versions of muscle cars.

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Tucker 48: Preston Tucker’s Vision of the Future Automobile

Tucker 48: Preston Tucker’s Vision of the Future Automobile

If you have to pick a Tucker out of a lineup, it won’t be difficult. The Tucker 48 looks like no other car, past or present, because as it was conceived as a completely new design. Preston Tucker had a vision of a better car, that was not only technically advanced but also safer.

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The Super Corvette: The L88

The Super Corvette: The L88

 In the late ‘60s, during the height of the “Muscle Car Wars,” Zora Arkus-Duntov (also known as the Father of the Corvette) wanted to create the ultimate Sting Ray racer, one that could take on the international super cars of the day. He not only faced a significant...

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1963 Split Window Corvette

1963 Split Window Corvette

Blending new technology with the futuristic style of the iconic 1963 Split Window Corvette, this high-end build makes everyone stop and stare.   It sold for $165,000 at the 2018 Mecum Kissimmee auction.  Click here for more about the auction.

 

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Olds Rocket 88 Video

Olds Rocket 88 Video

Olds Rocket 88s were the hot cars on the street and the NASCAR track in their day.  This 88, a 1951 Olds Club-Coupe Deluxe named “Silva,” has been restored, incorporating new technology, but maintaining its original look.    For more about "Silva," click...

 

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Amelia Island Concours 2019 Slideshow

Amelia Island Concours 2019 Slideshow

“The Amelia” is a multi-day celebration of cars, which includes classic car auctions, Cars & Coffee at the Concours, classic car-related seminars, and, of course, the big finale, the Concours, itself.  More than 400 of the best of the best were on the 10th &...

 

 

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1968 Hemi S Barracuda Video

1968 Hemi S Barracuda Video

Karl Schulman of Garrett’s Rod Shop tells us about their one-off build, the 1968 Hemi-S Barracuda.   Starting with an original Formula S Barracuda , Garrett has turned this first generation pony car into a modern street machine with all the latest high-tech...