Posts Tagged ‘Show Cars’

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    I’m almost positive I saw a video about the Runamucka a couple years back, but regardless, this was the first time I’ve seen it in person. The body comes from a ’42 Ford, the grill came from a ’32, and the nose cone was snatched from a ’50 Studebaker. But the builders reached across the …

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    There weren’t a ton of Corvettes at the show–all the builders are presumably waiting for the C7–but that doesn’t mean America’s Sports Car was absent. Now, I realize plenty of purists might turn up their noses at seeing a classic like this so radically modified, but SEMA isn’t about stock. And hey, if you did …

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    There’s a 454 under the hood, but it’s really everything that comes after it that makes this ’60 Caddy such a stunner. The wizards at Sisco Fabrications outdid themselves with this gorgeous testament to ’60s elegance, and the slammed appearance makes it look like the tail fins stretch on for a mile. This awesome machine …

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    SEMA is all about the ridiculous, and it’s hard to picture anything more ridiculous than this Mopar-powered Mini. Dubbed the “Maxi Cooper,” you don’t have to care anything about cars to get a kick out of this taxi-themed monster, and that’s kind of the point. The 5.7L Hemi has been stroked 6.4L, and the BDS …

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    Carol Shelby’s racing career was derailed due to injuries. But he went on to build cars which challenged and beat mighty Ferrari on some of the most demanding circuits in the world. This the the first Cobra Shelby ever made, and while I think it’s kind of pretentious to rope off a car at SEMA–we’re …