Muscle Cars 

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About The Dukes of Hazzard’s “General Lee”

It may be the most iconic car in TV history, but you almost definitely don’t know everything about the General Lee. For its famous jump – the one in the opening credits – the 1969 Dodge Charger “General Lee” had several hundred pounds of cement in its trunk. Earlier jumps had gone badly because the Charger was too front-heavy.  The jump covered 82 feet and hit a peak of 16 feet. The Dukes of Hazzard ran 147 episodes over 7 seasons and a large number of 1969 Chargers were destroyed…

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Best Classic Cars 

1934 Ford hot rod eBay find is a Bonneville beauty

The Bonneville Salt Flats: where speed dreams turn into reality. The annual Speed Week event held in Utah pits some of the fastest – and often strangest – vehicles against each other all in pursuit of straight-line speed. This 1934 Ford Phaeton is no stranger to Speed Week, and it could be in your driveway if the price is right. The rodded-up Ford is up for sale on eBay with a ‘Buy It Now’ price of $35,000 – or you can try your luck against 13 other interested bidders. The car…

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Chrysler’s Turbine Car Was One of Detroit’s Coolest Creation Ever

In 1964, Chrysler gave the world a glimpse of the future. The automaker built a fleet of turbine cars – automobiles with jet engines – and lent them out to members of the public. The fleet logged over a million miles; the exercise was a raging success. These turbine engines would run on any flammable liquid diesel, heating oil, kerosene, tequila, even Chanel No. 5. If the cars had been mass produced, today we might have cars that do not require petroleum-derived fuels. The engine was also much simpler than the…

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