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1968 DODGE CHARGER R/T

Another gorgeous example of a classic Mopar submitted to us by the current caretaker of the vessel, James "Mike" Gagnier of West Chazy, NY. Under the hood is a 440 V8 with 375 HP. This Charger is the real R/T, not a clone. The color is a light green metallic "like the color of the original coke bottles" says Mike. On the vehicle is the Mag 500 wheels and Mike has the steel wheels with the original dog dish hubcaps. "This car has the real sound of muscle power, its a real head turner and thumbs up vehicle." says Mike, " I have entered it shows and the car has brought me home trophies and plaques for best of class, sponsor's choice etc." Originally from Arizona until 1994, it was purchased by Benoit Vachon who took the car to Canada and did a total restoration. Mike bought it August 24, 2002. The car is complete except for the air conditioning unit.

1969 MERCURY MARAUDER X100

Submitted by Ed Zukusky in Bradenton, Florida, this beast has the original 429 with 360 horsepower.  Ed made a few personalizations to the car, keeping mindful of period correctness. For example, he removed the chrome wheel well and fender skirt trim, put some Edelbrock chrome under the hood, and added period correct Grant steering wheel and Auto Meter tach and gauges. He also kept every original part that he decided not to use. They are all boxed and saved in case there's a decision to go back to full original. He left the original AM/8 Track in the dash and added a hidden 'Secret Audio' receiver in the glove compartment with a CD changer in the trunk and new Infinity speakers.

1970 DODGE CORONET 500

Here's a nice example of an pretty much unmolested original Mopar. This Coronet has a 290 HP 383 V8 and only has 62,433 original miles.  Submitted by Jim Uppleger in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Jim says, "This car has power windows, factory air, bucket seats, console, cruise control, and rear defogger. Car is all original except it was repainted once."

1926 BENTLEY 100mph SUPER SPORT

Submitted by S.S. McDonald in McAlpin, FL. This is #15 of the original 18 "Green Label" Bentleys that raced the European Circuit including LeMans in the 1920's. LM 1350.  It was destroyed racing in 1934; it was rebodied with the present VandenPlas Touring Body. Current condition is excellent. Bentley North America periodically "borrows" this car for their "then and now" promotions. Its most recent appearance was at Sebring, March 2003, at the "American LeMans." Bentley Corporation has returned to racing and this was their first entry into American racing. Bentley sponsored LM 1350 as a display at their pavillion to contrast the old and new technology.

1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE (Heavy Chevy)

This is one of only 931 built Heavy Chevy's out of 2,888 Chevelles built with the same model number from Canada, model #13437 option, YF3.  After only 15,000 miles, it is undergoing an amateur restoration by the owner, Kenneth Dennison. Done is the engine compartment, body and paint, interior, rear axle gears.  Minor modifications still need to be added and/or done to be complete. It has a 355 V8 with 350 HP, a factory 4-speed trans with black interior, and bench seat.  Ken has the documented build sheet from Canada, listing all options. Color is Twilight Blue Metallic.  Nice job Ken, another one saved!

1970 PLYMOUTH CUDA CONVERTIBLE

This Hemi clone was Don Johnson's personal Cuda.  He & Cheech Marin spent many fun days cruising the streets of San Francisco in this car during the shooting of the show "Nash Bridges".  Pristine and rare, few examples of this calibre exist.  The mantle of his collection.  The engine is a Mopar 440 with 400+ HP.  This beauty was up for auction on Saturday, January 18th, 2003 at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona where Don sold it for $148,500.

1967 SHELBY GT500 E FASTBACK

This is #1 of a limited edition series that comes with an authentic Shelby serial number that's listed in the Shelby World Registry.  "Eleanor", similar to the star car that Nicolas Cage drove in the blockbuster "Gone in 60 Seconds", is being offered as a limited edition Eleanor GT 500E and comes with a Shelby tuned 392 c.i.d. 465 HP Ford V8, full performance suspension package, and 4-wheel discs.  Meticulously built with up to date features and the latest stereo and a/c systems.  This gorgeous machine was offered for sale at Barrett-Jackson's auction in Scottsdale, Arizona on January 18, 2003 & sold for $194,400. Additonal information on purchasing one of these new GT500Es being produced is available from Unique Performance in Farmers Branch, TX.  Visit their website at www.uniqueperformance.com or call (469) 522-0902 or (800) 418-4543.

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