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Coolest Chevelles On Motorious, Part 2!
It's time to take another look at the Chevy Chevelles in our inventory. When we posted about our Chevrolet Chevelle inventory a few months ago, we had an overwhelming response. Since the collector car market is so hot right now, all of those cars have found new homes, so it seems like a good time to explore the current crop of Chevelles on Motorious.See the original Chevelles of Motorious here.1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS LS6 © Provided by Motorious This 1 of 1 fully documented, registry listed Chevelle Super Sport SS454 LS6 made up gasp in admiration.
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Here at Motorious, we cover a large variety of cars, because our readers come from a large variety of backgrounds. From the casual restorer of American muscle, to those who curate the most elite European cars in the world, we've got you covered, but we want to hear from you.
Based off of what you have read on Motorious, which is your favorite hobby segment?
Here are some of the coolest stories on Motorious from each segment type:
Encompasses muscle cars from all eras, including modern muscle. Typically a two-door American car with a V8. Examples include Mustang, Camaro, Firebird, Charger, Challenger, Chevelle, and Nova.
Facebook Find 1965 Chevy Impala SS
Believe it or not, this is a sedan, and we’ll explain how… It’s always interesting to see the contraptions people post for sale on Facebook Marketplace, like this 1965 Chevrolet Impala SS sedan. Your initial reaction to this listing might be the same as ours: sedans have four doors and that thing doesn’t. Yep, that’s absolutely true, but someone thought it would be a good idea to chop this Chevy up and take out those rear doors. Now we want to see them do a modern Dodge Charger.The aftermath of this rental McLaren 720 S crash isn't pretty. Take a look here.
Coolest Chevelles On Motorious, Part 2!
The Chevy Chevelle is one of the first cars that comes to mind when you hear the phrase 'muscle car'. This moniker has earned its place in car culture with its supreme iconic styling, impressive powertrain options, and all-American charm. Check out these ten bad-to-the-bone Chevy Chevelles on Motorious.
Collector cars at least 20 years old, and does not fall into any other hobby segment, i.e. a 1963 Corvette would fall into the 'Sports' category, while also qualifying as a classic by its age.
Restored 1907 Cadillac One-Cylinder Is Still Kicking After A Long Life And Emotional Backstory
As car enthusiasts, we all have our dream cars. Some dream of a day when they’ll be able to sit behind the wheel of their very own track-capable Ferrari. While others opt for the emotional gratification that comes with an older model of car. In this case, the former owner of this luxurious Cadillac from over 100 years ago chose the latter of the two. While the car, now 114 years old, was certainly a challenge to restore, it now outshines even the best of its time in style and luxury. Of course, every classic car comes with an emotional background and this is no exception to that rule.
1970 Pontiac Trans Am Pushes 1000-HP
And it’s packed with bespoke features… If you didn’t know better, looking at Riley Stair’s heavily modified 1970 Pontiac Trans Am you’d likely believe the man has deep pockets and a great speed shop he trusts. The truth is this professional build was done in the guy’s garage with him fabricating many bespoke features on the muscle car. That might be hard to believe, but Stair is one of those guys who was born to create amazing rides.A custom Datsun 240Z could be a new Hot Wheels car. Check it out here.Like so many others, Stair was influenced by his dad’s love of cars from an early age.
A modified classic, customized for performance. These cars are typically lightweight and two-door bodies, but the term is largely open for interpretation.
Supercharged 1940 Ford Deluxe Pushes Serious Power
Shawn Davis of AutotopiaLA checks out an absolutely killer supercharged ’40 Ford Deluxe built by Timeless Kustoms and it’s absolutely, mind-blowingly good. At just a glance, most people wouldn’t suspect some classic-looking vehicle like this to be laying down serious power, but this thing might give a Dodge Hellcat a run for its money.
A car that left the factory with performance, handling, and driver's experience in mind. Typically a two-seater, and can be from anywhere in the world. An exotic is an extension of the sports car niche, with characteristics that make the cars exclusive, limited, or unique.
Colorado Car Crash Obliterates 2 Classic Cars
And the classic cars weren’t even on the road… A driver veered off I-25 in Wellington, Colorado, broke through a fence, drove across a field, smashed through a tree barrier, and crashed into a garage where 3 classic cars were parked, damaging 2 of them. That person then got out of their vehicle and fled the scene. By the time fire crews arrived, the suspect’s car was on fire, but they were able to extinguish the blaze before it did further damage.Learn why Chevrolet Camaro production is getting shut down again here.
Coolest Classic Corvettes For Sale On Motorious
The Corvette is an American hero in the sports car market. This model came out swinging against the notion that a car can have performance and a certain level of luxury, while also being made in America. What the moniker has evolved into is basically an affordable exotic or supercar, but it's where it came from that we're talking about today. Here are some of the coolest classic Corvettes for sale on Motorious.
This category encompasses anything built on a pickup platform, SUVs, and 4x4 vehicles made for off-roading.
Big Oly Ford Bronco Sells For $1.87 Million
One of the most famous innovations of the great Parnelli Jones came behind the back of co-driver Bill Stroppe. Secretly sharing his design with Stroppe mechanic Dick Russell, the pair began building a Bronco that would go on to change Baja racing forever. Initially upset by the deception of his team sneaking around behind his back, Bill Stroppe quickly saw the extreme potential in Jones’ designs and jumped on board. This decision would lead them to victories in 1971, 1972, 1973, and 1974.
Garage-Built 1968 Corvette Restomod Rocks
Not all cool builds are commercially-done… If you were to see this 1968 Chevrolet Corvette restomodat a show, you would probably think it was built by professionals in a shop. That’s ok since the owner, Jeff, would likely take that as a nice complement. The reality is that he’s been slaving away on the sports car in his own garage, pouring in countless hours to get everything running great and looking fantastic. The results speak for themselves.Check out some wild modified C3 Corvettes right here.
The machine affectionately labeled as ‘Big Oly’ became one of the most famous Broncos ever built for Baja racing. Its design began with a tubular chrome moly space frame and implemented aluminum and fiberglass bodywork for an incredible amount of weight savings. Under the hood, a Windsor 351-cid engine produces a whopping 390-horsepower that it pushes through a modified C6 B&M hydro transmission. Two 22-gallon fuel cells allowed the racer to drive longer with less fuel stops and built in thermos jugs kept the team hydrated through the grueling race.
Even if it's made in America, an import car is anything made under a company that is based overseas. A tuner car is an extension of the import category, which includes high-performance oriented vehicles.
Basically New 2018 Nissan GT-R NISMO
The 2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO made it around Germany’s proving ground track in just 7:08.679. This incredible feat happened due to the GT-R's nearly 600-horsepower engine and dual clutch transmission, a full NISMO tuned suspension, and a creative use of carbon fiber to reduce weight and create downforce. Since the model year that set the record lap, Nissan and NISMO have been working to further the design each year, improving handling and acceleration capabilities. This 2018 Nissan R35 GT-R NISMO is a prime example of the GT-R’s recent advancements.
Cord & Kruse Auction Highlights
Happening this weekend, you don't want to miss this online auction! Cord & Kruse has an auction docket that's really impressive to us at Motorious. It's very well aligned with what kind of news and features we cover - heavy on American engineering, while highlighting collectible works of art made over seas. Whenever they have an auction, it's hard to look away, so we wanted to share our picks of cars to watch in the upcoming Cord & Kruse Auction, taking place online from May 7th-9th.
If it has less than four wheels, we'll take it! As the segment is inclusive of gasoline engines, electric motors, and even vehicles with 3 wheels can fall in this evolving, yet age-old segment.
Thousands Of Barn Find Bikes
Right off the bat, we see a whole lineup of Honda motorcycles from back when they absolutely blindsided Harley-Davidson in the 60s. Many of the bikes look absolutely amazing, other than being a little dirty from sitting in the barn for so long. But as Steve points out, at least one of them has well under 1,000 original miles on it, so that’s why they’re wonderfully preserved.
These are cars made to make you feel like you're living the high-life when you slide behind the wheel. As a car collector news outlet, the luxury car might fall under other hobby segments, but when it's truly rooted in the luxury segment, you'll know it!
2005 Morgan Aero 8 Has Only 11K Miles
Powered by a 4.4-liter BMW engine that’s backed by a six-speed manual transmission, this unique 2005 Morgan Aero 8 is unlike anything you likely have in your collection now. The Morgan Motor Company built sports car is an evolved species of the brand. During the limited generational run, there were only 200 vehicles produced during the 2005-2007 design. With only 11,000 miles on the clock, this example, combined with the rarity, is going to be hard to top.
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Arizona MVD Doesn’t Believe Woman’s Porsche 356 B Exists .
Dealing with bureaucracy can be fun… Jacque Trevini, who lives in Cave Creek, Arizona, recently tried to renew the registration on her 1963 Porsche 356 B, but the state MVD told her the car no longer exists. It’s a bizarre situation, especially since Trevini and her husband have owned the classic Porsche for the past 20 years, never once having problems with its registration.Check out the amazing dwarf cars made out of refrigerators here.If a government agency says a car doesn’t exist, does it cease existing? That’s a ridiculous question, of course, but this is indeed a ridiculous situation.