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1971 Hemi Cuda Convertible

1971 Hemi Cuda Convertible

Headed for Auction in Seattle

      More than 10 years ago, a 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda convertible generated national headlines by becoming the first muscle car to sell for over one million dollars.       Plymouth’s Hemi-powered... more

MOPAR

Larry Jewett - May 19, 2014 12:47 PM - Comments

2015 CTS-V Coupe

2015 CTS-V Coupe

Last fast one before next-gen models arrive

Cadillac has announced production of a limited, special-edition 2015 CTS-V Coupe, marking the last chapter of the current model before the next generation of the V-Series debuts next year. ... more

GM

Andy Bolig - May 19, 2014 10:48 AM - Comments

HEMI Heritage

HEMI Heritage

The Heart of the Matter - Early 1964

      When the early castings of the 426 Hemi block began showing issues due to load-related stress on the cylinder walls, Assistant Chief Engineer Willem Weertman and a race engine development engineer named Larry Adams came... more

MOPAR

Geoff Stunkard - May 18, 2014 10:27 AM - Comments

Back in the Day

Back in the Day

After Hours in Detroit - 1969

      Paul Ziegler was a dear friend and a dedicated Mopar lover from my hometown in northeastern Ohio.  He was a carrot-top red-headed guy, small of stature but strong on intellect, having earned a PhD in history at the... more

MOPAR

Roger Johnson - May 17, 2014 09:03 AM - Comments

Corvette Recall

Corvette Recall

When low-beam becomes no-beam

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2005-2007 Chevrolet Corvette vehicles manufactured March 29, 2004, through June 22, 2007.... more

CORVETTE

Andy Bolig - May 16, 2014 01:58 PM - Comments

Two Days Of Recalls

Two Days Of Recalls

GM recalls almost 2.7 million cars/trucks in two days over various issues

In light of the recent smackdown imposed upon GM for not acting quickly enough to report and correct a faulty ignition switch issue, it appears GM is making up for lost time by clearing the books of any possible issues that might arise in the future.... more

GM

Andy Bolig - May 16, 2014 01:42 PM - Comments

Ready for Le Mans

Ready for Le Mans

Corvette Racing Looking to Be Competitive

      Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen scored their second straight GT Le Mans victory in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship at Laguna Seca, setting the stage for the upcoming 24 Hours of Le Mans.     ... more

CORVETTE

Larry Jewett - May 16, 2014 09:33 AM - Comments

One of a Kind

One of a Kind

Paxton Production

      Collector Myron Vernis owns a prototype created by Wisconsin industrial designer Brooks Stevens. The 1954 Paxton was a dream of Robert Paxton McCulloch, founder of McCulloch Motors Corp. and Paxton Superchargers.     ... more

CLASSICS

John Gunnell - May 16, 2014 08:32 AM - Comments

Truck Spotlight

Truck Spotlight

POCI has a Truck Chapter

       The cover of the May 2014 issue of Smoke Signals magazine reminded many GMC truck owners that the Pontiac Oakland Club International (www.poci.org) has a GMC Truck chapter to help them learn more about the history... more

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John Gunnell - May 15, 2014 04:47 PM - Comments

The Fitch Phoenix Arises Again

The Fitch Phoenix Arises Again

Unique prototype offered from the Estate of John Fitch

The fantastic Fitch Phoenix, the first of a projected series of 500 cars remains today the only one in the world.... more

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Andy Bolig - May 15, 2014 02:43 PM - Comments