Category Archives: hot rods

2020 Shelby GT500 -Track, Strip and Street

The new 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 has a 5.2-L aluminum alloy 760-horsepower supercharged V8. It’s the most powerful street-legal Ford ever. The engine develops 625 ft.-lbs. of torque. This horsepower, together with huge Brembo brakes, will take the GT500 … Continue reading

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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon – Down the Quarter Mile

On the invite of the Dodge SRT team I had the privilege of piloting the 840-horsepower 2018 Challenger SRT Demon down a drag strip quarter mile. Along with other select automotive writers from across the U.S. we made solo passes … Continue reading

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Collectors’ Car Garage – Chicago Winter Storage Special

Collectors’ Car Garage – Chicago is featuring a Winter Storage Special, which will provide a six-month discounted storage rate in their 300 car, climate controlled facility. Bennett Logan, General Manager says, “The CCG Building is a blend of a museum … Continue reading

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Chicago: Rise & Drive at Collectors’ Car Garage

The Labor Day weekend first-Sunday Rise & Drive at Collectors’ Car Garage brought a couple of treats. A 1930 Ruxton Model C Sedan and a ’57 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight convertible from the Richard H. Driehaus Collection at Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage … Continue reading

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Chicago: @RiseandDrive 2016 kickoff

On a grey Sunday morning Rise & Drive, now in its third year, had its 2016 kickoff at its new location at Collectors’ Car Garage. At this free event you see not only vintage classics, sports cars , muscle cars, … Continue reading

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In the News: Geneva Auto Show, World Car finalists, Google car crash, February sales and more.

Check out what went on around the world in automobiles this week. It’s getting to be Spring and things are ramping up. Click right here to catch up. @1ChicagoCarGuy  

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#MCACN2015 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals in Chicago.

   It was a bit snowy but I was among the many who made their way to the Stephenson Convention Center in Rosemont for the 2015 running of this show. The largest of its kind in the country, the show … Continue reading

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