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Lil' Blue Corvette

Lil' Blue Corvette

August 17th, 2020 Chris Phillip

Back in the day, which in this case refers to the 1970s, owning a custom Corvette was a sign of prestige. Heck, the blockbuster brains out in Hollywood even made a movie (albeit not a great one) about street cruising in a C3 Corvette. It was called Corvette Summer. So, seeing this custom 1974 Corvette offered by Ryno seller John D. Belcastro is a slingshot back in time to the days of 25-inch catho...
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9 Seconds to Love

9 Seconds to Love

August 3rd, 2020 Chris Phillip

How far can you go in 9 seconds? If you're piloting this perky 2010 Camaro ISS offered by Ryno seller Kevin Houston, the question's answer is 1,320 feet. According to the speedcentric seller, this fifth-gen Camaro turned 36,000 miles but the real eye-opener is the investment he made to make his Chevy a no-holds-barred street/track thrill ride. Ring up $22K for twin-turbo 427ci engine, transmission...
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The Power to Turn Miles into Milestones

The Power to Turn Miles into Milestones

July 21st, 2020 Chris Phillip

What did Sammy Davis, Jr., Tony Curtis and Elvis Presley all have in common? The answer: They all owned a 1963 Rolls Royce. Now you can, too, thanks to Ryno Classifieds seller stlouiscarmuseum. The Rolls Royce Silver Cloud III was the chic chariot of many high-paid Hollywood dignitaries, and now you can deck yourself out in classic Hollywood luxury when you strike your best deal for this aristocra...
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Give Me a G. Give Me a T. Give Me an X.

Give Me a G. Give Me a T. Give Me an X.

July 7th, 2020 Chris Phillip

Turbojet. Super Cobra Jet. Super Commando. Those were the glory days when Chevy, Ford and Dodge/Plymouth engines had names that inspired potential buyers. That's why this Super Commando 440 engine, an original issue to this '68 Plymouth GTX, makes this classic carriage quite the standout. Build way back in March 1968, this gear-slapping Forest Green muscle machine is documented with its original b...
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Wham, Bam, Thank you, Trans Am

Wham, Bam, Thank you, Trans Am

July 1st, 2020 Chris Phillip

The Smokey and the Bandit years may make the 1977-1979 Trans Ams the most famous of the feathered lot, but several years earlier, Pontiac refused to admit that the muscle-car era had ended with a special-order-only Trans Am that recalled the power and the glory of the 1960s. It was called the Super Duty 455, or SD-455, for short, and it gave the Trans Am the performance its name deserved. Each SD-...
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30 Minutes or Less

30 Minutes or Less

June 17th, 2020 Chris Phillip

In the not-so-prehistoric past, Chevrolet produced a no-frills sedan delivery vehicle to get durable goods from seller to buyer. In the Tri-5 trifecta ('55 to '57), 10,639 of these 2-door sedan delivery Chevys rolled off of the factory line to answer the needs of America's businesses. This extroverted example, listed by Ryno Classifieds seller Alf Peterson, is not for the quiet or shy types. Featu...
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Seeing Red

Seeing Red

June 10th, 2020 Chris Phillip

If you're not the venerable type able to recall the hey-day of the original muscle-car era, the Dodge Charger is the sporty four-door performer in the brand's modern-day line-up with multiple engine choices up to a 707hp Hellcat engine. But back in the day, starting in '66 and revamped in '70, the Charger was a two-door powerhouse of a pavement pounder, which gave other street machines a run for t...
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Are You Ready to Mach and Roll?

Are You Ready to Mach and Roll?

June 2nd, 2020 Chris Phillip

What’s your definition of cool? Is it a classic second-generation Mustang restored to its new-car nicety, complete with a numbers-matching 351ci engine and three pedals on the floor? If so, this old-school Mach 1 from the first year of the ’70s is sure to set your pulse racing … maybe even to supersonic speeds as this Mustang model’s name aptly suggests. Offered by Ryno seller aeclassiccars, this...
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Rock Star Stock Car Looking for a New Driver!

Rock Star Stock Car Looking for a New Driver!

May 12th, 2020 Chris Phillip

In the distant past, owning a NASCAR-spec stock car was as simple as going to your local dealer and checking off the right boxes for a new-car special order. Whether you then went racing for the checkered flag or just the next stoplight was all up to you. That’s what makes this ’63 Ford 300 R-code so special. Built on Ford’s full-size fleet-car model (a stripped-down Galaxie), the 427ci, dual Holl...
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Drop and Give Me Plenty (of Horsepower)

Drop and Give Me Plenty (of Horsepower)

May 6th, 2020 Chris Phillip

Go ahead and stop us if you’ve heard this before. You bought a high-performance ride back in the ’80s or ’90s and now it seems Priuses have more credentials at the stoplight. Times sure do change. Now 500 or more horsepower is no longer the exception in the world of the muscle car. That brings us to the Ryno Classifieds pick of the week — this LQ9 364CI 525HP Complete Crate Engine from seller Best...
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