Old Jeep Commercial Shows How Versatile Vintage Jeeps Could Be

Jeep, Goes most anywhere… Does most anything. We’re really not sure what to think about the intro to this 1960 Jeep commercial. Buster Keaton was no doubt the king of silent film comedy, but we think the ad execs were reaching a bit by wrangling him into doing this commercial. Regardless, what is awesome about this commercial is that is shows just how hard Kaiser-Jeep tried to make the CJ into a farmer’s dream vehicle. The civilian Jeep CJ was known as the Universal for…

Retro Cinema: How To Waterproof Your MB Jeep

Here at Motor City Muscle Cars were absolutely love vintage Jeeps. This old War Department Signal Corps training film is all kinds of awesome. First we see what appears to be a complete waterproofing kit in a crate. We’d love to know what that kit is worth today intact. Second, we learn about our friend the water proofing material, which of course features that marvel of modern technology ASBESTOS! Yes, the main component in the kit is a five gallon bucket of asbestos laden play…

Watch A 1968 Mustang Cobra Jet Launch Hard At The Strip!

There’s no denying we love old muscle & pony cars around here (hence the name of the site). But what we love even more are old pony  cars getting thrashed on the track. The driver of this 1968 Mustang Cobra Jet hits it hard on the launch and dribbles the front end a few times on the way to a  10.10 at 136 mph. We know a set of wheelie bars would upset the sleeper look, but we think the ‘chute on the back already…

Dodge Announces 707 Horsepower SRT Charger Hellcat, Drops The Mic

You can almost see it. Dodge and SRT Brands CEO Tim Kuniski walks out onto a dimly lit stage. Suddenly the lights come up and behind him sits the all new 2015 Charger SRT Hellcat. Tim raises the microphone to his lips and simply says “we built a 707 horsepower sedan.” Done. Cue mic drop.

Video of the 2015 Dodge Challenger’s heart thumping 700+ HP

Is the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT the most powerful factory prepped muscle car of all time? Dodge seems to think so. It has put out a video touting the Hellcat as the most powerful production muscle car of all time.

Subaru WRX “Flat Out: The Full Lap” Isle of Man Record Video

FULL LAP IN CAR VIDEO OF ISLE OF MAN RECORD RUN WALKAROUND VIDEO OF RECORD-SETTING 2015 WRX STI ALSO RELEASED Cherry Hill, N.J. –  Subaru of America, Inc. has released “Flat Out: The Full Lap,” the in-car, full lap video of its record setting lap of the Isle of Man TT Course. Mark Higgins broke the lap record two weeks ago driving a new 2015 Subaru WRX STI on the treacherous 37-mile course with an average lap speed of 117.510 MPH and a time of 19 minutes…

1966 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Concept Car

In late 1966, Ford designers prepared a Mustang concept to preview some of the design updates coming for the 1969 model. The Mustang Mach I was a two-seat fastback with a very aggressive looking chopped roof profile. The car toured auto show across the country for the 1967-1968 show season.

Nissan Reveals 2020 Concept Car in Gran Turismo 6 Trailer

Nissan Creates virtual supercar to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the legendary Gran Turismo video game franchise. NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo hints at the future 2+2 virtual supercar with advanced aerodynamic body NASHVILLE. Tenn. – Nissan today lifts the virtual covers off the NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo, a vision of what a high performance Nissan could look like in the future. It was created through close collaboration with the creators of Gran Turismo®, Polyphony Digital Inc., the legendary PlayStation® driving franchise. NISSAN…

Nissan DeltaWing History

The Nissan DeltaWing has grabbed headlines, turned heads, and divided opinions wherever it has gone. For Nissan, a company known for delivering innovation that excites, this project has gathered great momentum throughout the season, providing excitement for fans of motorsport but has also caught the eye of non-motorsport fans intrigued by the car’s unique design. Here we look back at how it all started – a timeline of DeltaWing development.

Hyundai and Rhys Millen Racing Renew Pikes Peak Hillclimb Partnership

Hyundai announced its renewed partnership with Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) to defend its 2012 world record in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC). This years’ race to the internationally-renowned summit is planned for June 30, 2013. This year, Hyundai will expand its presence at Pikes Peak with a two-car effort, with Millen piloting a new, purpose-built unlimited class rear-drive racecar joined by the production-based Genesis Coupe that set last years’ all-time record to the peak (9:46.164).