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Sting Ray's Original Designer is Back with a 1,200 Horsepower All-Electric C2

Sting Ray's Original Designer is Back with a 1,200 Horsepower All-Electric C2

February 10th, 2021 Chris Phillip

If the name Peter Brock sounds familiar to you, here's why. He was the designer of the 1963 Corvette Sting Ray, now considered one of the best looking sports cars ever produced. Now Peter, 63 years after his design changed the course of Corvette history, is back, and this time, he's vowed to do the midyear Corvette right! Partnering with Irish company AVA, Brock is offering a 1,200 horsepower all-...
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Top 10 Corvettes - 1963 Stingray Coupe

Top 10 Corvettes - 1963 Stingray Coupe

February 8th, 2021 Chris Phillip

The 1960’s saw the design extremes including tail fins of cars from the previous decade smoothed out into leaner shapes. Sports cars followed suit, with the debut of the 1961 Jaguar XKE leading the way. Corvette responded with the Sting Ray that was launched in October 1962 to critical acclaim and commercial success. The Jaguar XKE design was interpreted from its Le Mans winning D type race car –...
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Crate Balls of Fire

Crate Balls of Fire

February 5th, 2021 Chris Phillip

HotRod.com and GM announced that Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, one of Dream Giveaway's longest-running partners, has been specially chosen to convert a 1974 Chevy El Camino to Chevy's new Electric Connect and Cruise package. The 60-kWh Electric Connect and Cruise package, expected to be available in the second half of 2021, includes: •60-kWh battery pack • 200-horsepower electric motor • D...
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Taking Cars and Coffee Literally

Taking Cars and Coffee Literally

February 4th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Our friends at Motorized Coffee Company have some great stuff brewing for those who enjoy cars and coffee, literally. "It's all about living. Full throttle." The company's founder Alberto says, "We believe that cars and coffee go hand in hand. As car lovers and coffee aficionados ourselves, we want to ignite taste buds with the same flame that stokes the car community's passion for cars. We believ...
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Top 10 Mustangs - 1967 Shelby G.T. 500

Top 10 Mustangs - 1967 Shelby G.T. 500

February 3rd, 2021 Chris Phillip

For 1967, Carroll Shelby took his monster Mustang to the next level with significant styling changes in addition to the drivetrain and suspension modifications that had made the Mustang Shelby G.T. 350 so successful. Ford designer Chuck McHose conjured up an aggressive front and rear treatment, complete with functional aerodynamics to keep the powerhouse pony planted at speed while cooling the bra...
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Every Trip Starts with Odyssey Battery!

Every Trip Starts with Odyssey Battery!

February 2nd, 2021 Chris Phillip

Every day should get off to a great start, right? That’s why RYNO and Dream Giveaway trust Odyssey Batteries for our grand-prize vehicles. When you take home a grand-prize car or truck, you’ll have a great start, too, thanks to the day-in and day-out reliability of an Odyssey battery. If you don’t yet have an Odyssey battery in your personal vehicles, now is a great time to make the changeover. No...
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Top Corvettes of All Time - 1962 Corvette

Top Corvettes of All Time - 1962 Corvette

February 1st, 2021 Chris Phillip

Very rarely do automakers lavish much attention on an outgoing model, with most aesthetic changes being limited to trim and perhaps grille patterns. While that may have been the case for the final first generation Corvette (C1), 1962 marked a significant improvement in performance over previous models when Zora Arkus-Duntov and company punched the small-block out to 327 storied cubes, boosted comp...
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Ceramics: Not Just for Professionals Anymore

Ceramics: Not Just for Professionals Anymore

January 29th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Unless you've been asleep at the wheel, you've likely heard that ceramics -- products that instead of using wax for protection, use an ingredient found in glass -- silicon dioxide or Si02 -- are all the rage. The challenge has been to make ceramics not only easy and safe to use, but also affordable. That's where Mothers High Performance Car Care has been very successful with its CMX Ceramic Spray...
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Top Mustangs of All Time - 1965 G.T. 350

Top Mustangs of All Time - 1965 G.T. 350

January 28th, 2021 Chris Phillip

At the request of Ford’s Lee Iacocca, Carroll Shelby, already a Le Mans winning racecar driver and builder of the Shelby Cobra sports cars with Ford drivetrains, was tasked with beefing up the performance image of the newly released Ford Mustang. Shelby wanted to make the Mustang a pure racer’s machine, with the ability to campaign the car in SCCA events. Shelby’s G.T. 350 Mustang began as a Wimbl...
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Cat Depreciation Day

Cat Depreciation Day

January 11th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Who says late-model iron isn't exciting? Case in point is this 2016 Dodge SRT Challenger Hellcat, a 2,000-mile, one-owner example looking for a new love in its life. In 2015, Dodge introduced the SRT Challenger Hellcat and ushered in a brand-new era of modern muscle-car performance. Heck, getting a Hellcat meant paying dearly over MSRP - $5,000 over, $10,000 over, $25,000 over ... you name it! Tha...
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