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Just another work truck \\ 1999 Ford SVT Lightning

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About the SVT Lightning..

When Ford’s Special Vehicle Team, or SVT for short,  released the first Lightning in 1993, it sported a 240hp, 5.8 liter V8. When SVT introduced the second generation lightning in 1999, it had abandoned the 5.8 in favor of a 360 hp, 5.4 liter V8. With a supercharger.  The world’s fastest pickup truck was born. Continue reading Just another work truck \\ 1999 Ford SVT Lightning

Angry Zebra \\ 2007 Suzuki GSX-R750

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About the GSX-R750..

The Suzuki GSX-R750, introduced in 1985, was Suzuki’s entry into the World Superbike championship racing. While it never did clinch the title, its road going sibling inherited many of the racing developed technologies, and proved to be a fast, dependable, lightweight sport bike, that lived on for far longer than its 80s Superbike rivals derived 750cc competitors from Honda and Kawasaki. Continue reading Angry Zebra \\ 2007 Suzuki GSX-R750

Gray Ghost \\ 2004 Ford Mustang Mach 1

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About the Mach 1..

The Mach 1, a name that long ago became legendary in the world of Mustangs, was revived in 2003 by Ford with their 4th generation Pony car. As it was in the late 60s, the Mach 1 performance option package was set to capture the eye of people interested in a Mustang that was just that bit more aggressive, performance wise as well as visually, than stock. Continue reading Gray Ghost \\ 2004 Ford Mustang Mach 1

Slow Hawk \\ 2002 Pontiac Firehawk

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About the Firehawk..

The Firehawk was a limited edition Firebird, produced by SLP Engineering, and sold through Pontiac dealers. With 2002 being the last production year of the Firebird, and Pontiac itself shutting its doors in 2010, the Firehawk may just have been the last and greatest of the 4th generation F-body Firebirds. Continue reading Slow Hawk \\ 2002 Pontiac Firehawk

The big bad Z \\ 2010 Corvette ZR1

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About the C6 ZR1..

For the 2009 model year of the 6th generation Corvette, the C6, GM introduced its then highest horsepower production car with the ZR1, an iconic model name previously used on the 3rd and 4th generation Corvettes. Nicknamed the Blue Devil after the then CEO of GM, Rick Wagoner’s, alma mater Duke University, the ZR1 was intended to push the performance of the C6 into proper supercar territory. Continue reading The big bad Z \\ 2010 Corvette ZR1

Big Blue \\ 2013 Corvette 427

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About the C6 427..

With the production of the 6th generation Corvette coming to a close in 2013, GM decided to make their fastest and most powerful convertible Corvette yet. It’s not a Z06, and it’s not a Grand Sport; it’s the 427. The swan song of the 6th generation, with a limited production run of only one year, and also the last 6th generation Corvette to roll of the assembly line. Continue reading Big Blue \\ 2013 Corvette 427