Muscle Cars

Muscle Cars

Muscle cars ... old and new ... are the focus of this section. Send us your Muscle Car stories and pictures and we'll be happy to post them here.  Staff@hotrodhotline.com


Marty Krassenstein's Hot Muscle Cars

I bought the 2013 ZL1 from a dealer in Tampa Florida for about $68,000 and the 2014 Shelby GT 500 for about the same price, also in Tampa Florida. I always had Muscle Cars and this was a no brainer for me. I just needed to have the Best of the Best that America could come up with. As you can see from my all my pictures, I am a true Muscle Car Guy...... read more...

DiMora Designs Transforms Oldsmobile Aurora into Custom Unique One-off Car

DiMora takes common cars and changes them into unique one-off custom crafted automobiles   Palm Springs, California - March 7, 2 009 - Oldsmobile commercials used to brag that, "this is not your father's Oldsmobile." That tag line did not sell enough cars to keep Oldsmobile production going past April 2004. But it certainly...... read more...

See $2 Million Worth of Polygons Free

  Right Hemisphere enables DiMora to pitch its unfinished luxury sedan to window shoppers. Mar 15, 2007 By:Kenneth Wong Published By CADALYST magazine Alfred DiMora, founder and chief executive officer of DiMora Motorcar, wants automobile lovers to salivate over the Natalia SLS 2, described as the world's first $2 million luxury sport sedan. The...... read more...

JX Concept Coupe DiMora Designs Concept

At DiMora Designs, a division of DiMora Motorcar, we take pride in thinking outside the box to create unique automobiles, yachts, motorcycles, and even entertainment attractions. Whether the need is for a car with a particular capability or there is a desire to carry a thematic style to its logical conclusion, we conceptualize and deliver...... read more...

Jason Rushforth in 2001

Earlier this year we got a tip on a fine young rodder who is also an artist in the rodding industry...so we decided to track him down.  Jason Rushforth is a 29 year old from Washington State.  He has been drawing for his entire life and doing it for a living for about 8 years. He has done work for Sport Truck Magazine,  IDA Automotive, Primedia, ...... read more...

Muscle Car Nationals Rare Finds

  Rare And Seldom Seen Cars Showcased At Muscle Car Nationals Photos by Jack Lawford The windy city was the scene for the annual Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals this past weekend and spectators had an exciting list of vehicles to check out.  Once again, Nickey Chicago and Norm’s Garage faced off with only real documented Nickey and Mr. Norms...... read more...

8th Annual Ross Racing Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Nationals

  8th Annual Ross Racing Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Nationals Bradenton, FloridaMarch 19-21, 2010Bradenton Motorsports ParkPictures By Jay Bernard   Jay and his 69 El Camino   Kick off for the NMCA Car Show Series for 2010 show, found a great Saturday of fun and sun, with some screaming drag racing and...... read more...

52nd Annual International Auto Show

  San Francisco Chronicle|SFGATE.com52nd Annual International Auto Show Moscone Convention Center San Francisco, CA November 26 - Dec. 2, 2009 Pictures By Dean Court 2 Pages   The 52nd. Annual International Auto Show in San Francisco had more than new cars . They had 30 great Classic Cars from the Academy of Art...... read more...

Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals

  MUSCLE CAR AND CORVETTE NATIONALS NICKEY CHICAGO vs. MR. NORMS Special Displays: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL. 6 Pages      At the SEMA Show this year we were talking to our friends Larry and Debbie Weiner of Performance West Group, telling them that we were planning on adding more Muscle Car "...... read more...

A Four Year Project.....

Bob & Celine Lanting 1971 Chevelle SS This car is a 1971 Chevelle SS, 454. (.060 over - 468 Cubic Inch at 580 HP) Color is "Active Red Metallic". Took me 4 years to finish. Completely disassembled. Frame first on the rotisserie then the underside. New floor pans, trunk pan, quarters and inner and outer wheel wells. Rear end has 373 gears,...... read more...

Tour Willis Johnson’s Car Collection

  Roving reporter Bob Choisser and friends were invited to join the Alviso Roadsters for a Tour of Willis Johnson’s Car Collection over Thanksgiving Weekend.   Bob Choisser & his “Bad Vega”   We had a real post Thanksgiving treat on Saturday, November 28th. Invited to join the Alviso Roadsters group and their...... read more...

Original Super Car Headquarters

Nickey Chevrolet was the “Original Super Car Headquarters”.  Some of the most radical street/strip cars known to exist were created in the 60’s and 70’s in Nickey’s Hi-Performance Shop.  Nickey was known for the monstrous big block Camaros, Chevelles, and Novas they produced as well as their catalogue selling almost any high performance accessory...... read more...

The Legendary Mr. Norm's Garage

  King of Hi Performance, Mr. Norm If you think of significant dealers who epitomized the spirit and voice of the ultimate high performance Mopar®, there’s only one…the legendary Mr. Norm’s Grand Spaulding Dodge in the heart of Chicago. When you walked into the Dodge Dealership at Grand and Spaulding in the 1960's as a young kid and you got...... read more...

THE GRAND NATIONAL ROADSTER SHOW AWARD WINNERS

Ford F-150 and F-350 Strikers Plus on Display Mr. Norm’s Super Challenger and Super Cuda FORD F-150 and F-350 STRIKER'S WIN   The Ford F-150 and F-350 Striker’s by Performance West Group and Hulst Customs were each awarded 1st  in Class at the 60th Annual Grand National Roadster Show this past week. ...... read more...

4 More Vehicles to Introduce from Performance West Group Inc.

For Immediate Release Performance West Group is an organization that serves both the OEM and Aftermarket Automotive Industry in a variety of capacities. In a year round schedule of nation wide public appearances thousands of enthusiasts and industry professionals are able to view Performance West Group Image Vehicles. Dodge Magnum Force...... read more...

2005 Chrysler 300C Hurst Edition

September 2004 Bonsall, CA By Larry Weiner of Performance West Group Working in conjunction with the DaimlerChrysler Corporation and the Hurst division of Mr. Gasket Company, Performance West Group is proud to introduce the Chrysler 300C Hurst Edition Concept.  Based on the new 2005 Chrysler 300C,  the Hurst Edition symbolizes not only the...... read more...

Performance West Group’s Prowler “California Kid”

April 2004 By Larry Weiner   While at the Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona this year we ran into Larry Weiner of Performance West Group and his amazing display of vehicles.  Performance West is the premiere developer of “Image Vehicles” for many of the major auto manufacturers and for many businesses as well. We fell in love with the...... read more...

Dodge Durango to Durango “Power Boss”

Long Beach, CA March 2004 Sent by Larry Weiner While in Long Beach, California at the Restylers Expo in March, we had the opportunity to watch the magic of Larry Weiner and crew of Performance West while they demonstrated how a consumer could take a stock 2004 Dodge Durango and “restyle” it into a vehicle “of their own”.  The entire...... read more...

Roving reporter Bob Choisser and friends were invited to join the Alviso Roadsters for a Tour of Willis Johnson’s Car Collection over Thanksgiving Weekend.

Roving reporter Bob Choisser and friends were invited to join the Alviso Roadsters for a Tour of Willis Johnson’s Car Collection over Thanksgiving Weekend. We had a real post Thanksgiving treat on Saturday, November 28th. Invited to join the Alviso Roadsters group and their guests, we met at John Kelly’s hill side home deep in the Green Valley...... read more...

Bob & Celine Lanting 1971 Chevelle SS

Bob & Celine Lanting 1971 Chevelle SS This car is a 1971 Chevelle SS, 454. (.060 over - 468 Cubic Inch at 580 HP) Color is "Active Red Metallic". Took me 4 years to finish. Completely disassembled. Frame first on the rotisserie then the underside. New floor pans, trunk pan, quarters and inner and outer wheel wells. Rear end has 373 gears,...... read more...