Tagged: Muscle Car

World’s best custom-car tagged at 1.5 million took six years in the making!

Custom build car JF Launier

JF Launier builds this car from rusted 1964 Buick Riviera

What you see in the picture above is a custom car build by 39-year JF Launier from British Colombia in Canada that won him the award for America’s best modified car at the Detroit Autorama expo. And you won’t believe its initial condition when Launier bought it for £250. A rusted 1964 Buick Riviera that had no doors or seats. After putting in 22,000 hours over a period of six years, the man got it into top condition by spending a whooping £191,000 on this project. He had to remortgage his parental house to complete the task which is a huge risk, but Launier admits it was worth it all!
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CES 2015: Renovo Motors Coupe is world’s first all-electric supercar power-packed for thrill

All eletric Renovo Motors Coupe Supercar

All-eletric Renovo Motors Coupe Supercar

CES 2015 was destined to surprise us with all new wearable technology, robotics and 3D printing. But little did we know that CES would bring first all-electric American supercar that is just jaw-dropping to say the least. Renovo Motors Coupe powered by a lithium-ion battery is capable of going from 0-60 in under 3.4 seconds with a top speed of 120 mph. Now comes the interesting bit, the coupe is the first car powered by the Nvidia Tegra X1 Super Chip to keep the all-digital cluster and 11.6” touchscreen optimized.

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Ken Block’s Gymkhana 7: Wild in the Streets of Los Angeles, brace yourself for unbelievable action!

Ken Block Gymkhana Seven: Wild in the Streets Los Angeles

Ken Block Gymkhana Seven: Wild in the Streets Los Angeles

Ken Block’s Gymkhana 7: Wild in the Streets of Los Angeles is finally here, and the king of drifting has managed to bamboozle us all. Spraying his magic on the streets of Los Angeles and then up to the outskirts of the city, Ken definitely pushed the all-wheel drive 1965 Ford Mustang notchback to its limit. The powerful muscle car specially modified for the Gymkhana 7 managed to pull-off some unbelievable moves courtesy Ken Block’s niche skills to maneuver cars like a yoyo.
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Hoonicorn RTR for Gymkhana 7 video is the best car Ken Block has ever driven

Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR for Gymkhana 7 by Ken Block

Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR for Gymkhana 7 by Ken Block

When it comes to burning rubber on the tarmac, no one compares to Ken Block. Whether it is on the snow with his Ford F-150 RaptorTRAX or the Gymkhana 6 Ford Fiesta replica RC car. After the success of Gymkhana 6, Ken is all set to show-off his drifting and racing skills in Gymkhana 7 and his ride for this edition is going to be a muscle car that will blow you away. The Hoonicorn RTR (probably reminiscent of the Unicorn legend due to the look) is a combination of retro and modern all-wheel drive 1965 Ford Mustang notchback which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
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Functional Lego Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is the closest to real thing

Lego Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 by Sheepos Garage

We all love muscle cars and Ford Mustang is one of them, capturing our imagination, probably a car that every one of you out there want to drive someday. The famous Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 has got a very different kind of 1:8 scale replica model built by Sheepo’s Garage that is fully functional and comes in Lego make. Fully functional rear wheel drive train and having automotive functions that will surprise you beyond belief, this Shelby GT500 model is a masterpiece in itself. For example the 3500 Lego parts used to carve this beauty has a functional 5-speed gearbox, disc brakes, McPherson front struts, disc brakes, a real feedback steering wheel with ackerman geometry and a tiny V8 engine that hurls it up to speeds of 3 kph in top gear.


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Jet-powered 1967 Ford Mustang is red hot road runner ready to burn the tarmac

1967 Ford Mustang has already got enough horses under the hood to shoot you to thrill and if one adds a jet-powered engine to it then you can very well imagine what is becomes then! Yes, it becomes a virtual car rocket on the roads with no distant destination out of sight. This Jet-powered 1967 Ford Mustang boasts a whooping 10,000 Horse power courtesy the Westinghouse J34 engine and a speed of 308 mph (during test run for ¼ mile). The only thing that keeps you shooting into the sky like a Formula-1 car without the aerodynamic wings and nose section to pin it down in this Jet-powered monster are the two parachutes. And yes I forgot to mention the roll cage which is your only hope of averting inevitable death at such high speeds.
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Ford Mustang laden with Microsoft Windows technologies is one hell of a roadster

What do you get when a raw American hot rod muscle car, latest technologies and cloud connectivity are all combined into one? You get the thumping 2012 Mustang retrofitted with Dynacorn’s 1967 Mustang fastback replica body and fitted with latest Microsoft technologies which have never been used in automobiles before this. Also known as the Project Detroit, the heads up display inside the car is laden with augmented reality right in the windshield and Kinect on front and rear provides skeletal tracking along with streaming of videos.
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