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"The AMC AMX is a two-seat GT in style and approach sports car that was produced by American Motors Corporation for the 1968 through 1970 model years. The AMX was also classified as a muscle car, but "unique among other American cars at the time due its short wheelbase". The AMX was also the only American-built steel-bodied two-seater of its time, with the 1955-1957 Ford ...

Added by gsherman on 2/19/2011 3:43:30 PM, 2857 Views

"The Auburn Automobile Company grew out of the Eckhart Carriage Company, founded in Auburn, Indiana, in 1875 by Charles Eckhart (1841–1915). Eckhart's sons, Frank and Morris, began making automobiles on an experimental basis before entering the business in earnest, absorbing two other local carmakers and moving into a larger plant in 1909. The enterprise was modestly succ...

Added by motoraustin on 9/18/2011 5:51:43 PM, 3132 Views

Thanks to David of Biomance Entertainment[1] for sharing a couple of photos of two cars used in the movie Machete, a film by Robert Rodriguez. Machete was filmed in Austin and was released in September 2010. Machete Info [1] ht...

Added by motoraustin on 1/23/2011 3:53:14 PM, 3102 Views

"From 1936 to 1958, Buick's Special model range represented the marque's entry level full-size automobile. By 1955, the Buick Special was one of America's best selling automotive series. Buick Specials are easily identified — the model range had three ventiports while senior Buicks had four. GM renamed the Buick Special the LeSabre for the 1959 model year, taking the name...

Added by motoraustin on 1/24/2011 6:56:15 PM, 2663 Views

1937 Buick Special. 74 Nova front clip and 10 bolt rear. Pontiac GTO 350 with a turbo 400 trans. 78 Buick Regal seats. smooth running boards. 65 Ford Ragon Red

Added by Mr37Buick on 1/25/2011 1:01:21 PM, 2748 Views

Rick Watson's '87 Machete Hearse. The hearse from the classic Robert Rodriguez film, Machete. Rick Watson (aka Hog Branch) is partnering with Vance Peltonen (of Texas American Bulldogs in Blue Ridge, TX) to customize Machete Hearse with ghost flames, shaved door handles, new roof, etc., to make it even more horror-ific & rocking! Rick acquired the actual hearse used...

Added by motoraustin on 2/11/2012 11:19:46 AM, 6756 Views

1955 chevy 2 door bel air sport coupe off the frame restored LT1 corvette engine with headers dual exhaust auto trans with overdrive power disc brakes, Tilt wheel power steering, vintage AC, XM radio DVD player

Added by nj55chevy on 3/2/2011 8:59:22 AM, 2790 Views

The second generation Chevrolet Camaro was introduced February 26, 1970 and remained in production for 12 years. This generation's styling, inspired in part by Jaguar, Aston Martin, and Ferrari, was longer, lower, and wider than the first generation Camaro, and is "widely considered the best all-around domestic musclecar ever produced." Read more on Wikipedia here: ht...

Added by motoraustin on 12/1/2010 8:46:28 PM, 2837 Views

Who will be the first in the Austin area to claim this Make Model and Year?!

Added by motorbot on 1/19/2011 8:50:18 AM, 2465 Views

The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 debuted at the Chicago Auto Show. It is the highest-performing Camaro and the most technically advanced car ever developed in its class. o LSA 6.2L supercharged engine will produce an estimated 550 horsepower (410 kW) and is matched with a six-speed manual transmission with a dual-disc clutch system. o Packed with performance technologies...

Added by motoraustin on 2/20/2011 10:33:57 PM, 2976 Views

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