Falling in love with a car can have long term, sometimes devastating effects. Chris secured his love affair when he bought a 1-of-12 orange Viper TA, succeeding at fulfilling a childhood dream.
Today’s car destroying, high speed franchise is Fast & Furious. We like to think we could all be the next Dominic Toretto—have you seen the parking lot of a movie theater after a Fast & Furious movie? It’s hilarious. Refill the popcorn on the way out, park at the edge of the lot and enjoy the hilarity as stock Honda Civics try to drift.
While the company has been in some naming/ownership disputes in the last few years, that hasn’t stopped Saleen—the man and the company—from setting its sights on the next-generation, all new 2015 Ford Mustang GT. The car will be called the S302 and should break cover sometime leading up to this year’s SEMA show. Three trims will be available—White, Yellow and Black Label—in both coupe and convertible forms.
Is Larry Larson’s street-legal, drag-race-dominating Chevrolet S-10 the world’s fastest road car? You damn well better believe it, buddy. If you don't, go back to crying over your keyboard in your mom's basement while you argue the 1991 Mercury Topaz was the #GREATESTCAREVER!
We first laid eyes on this build, a 1971 Penske-Donohue Sunoco Javelin replica, while it sat at Hanksville Hot Rods waiting for the exhaust system to be completed. When we saw it for the second time at the KBPI Rock 'n Roll Car Show at Bandimere Speedway, we knew we needed to spend some one-on-one time with her.