From the Archive: 1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt | 2013 Zephyrhills Fall AutoFest

Here’s a ’64 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt that was at the 2013 Zephyrhills Fall AutoFest. The Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt is a factory drag racing version of the Fairlane, and only 100 were built in 1964. The engine is a 7 liter 4-barrel FE V8 that produces 425 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque, even though some people estimate the actual output to be 600 horsepower. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds and has a top speed of 124 mph. This car can run the quarter mile in 11.8 seconds at 123 mph.

1978 Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car Edition | 2020 Zephyrhills Fall Auto Events

Here’s a ’78 Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car Edition that was at the 2020 Zephyrhills Fall Auto Events. The Corvette is a high performance car that’s been in production since 1953. This is from the C3 generation, which was made between 1968 and 1982. The engine of this one is a 5.7 liter V8 that produces 220 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 8.2 seconds and has a top speed of 121 mph. Only 6,503 of this variant were made.

1988 Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition | 2020 Zephyrhills Fall Auto Events

This is an ’88 Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition that was at the 2020 Zephyrhills Fall Auto Events. The Corvette is a high performance car that’s been in production since 1953. This is from the C4 generation, which was made between 1983 and 1996 (model years between 1984 and 1996). This variant was made to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Corvette, and 2,050 were built. This is one of the 1,070 with the 3-speed automatic transmission. The rest have the 4-speed manual. The engine is a 5.7 liter V8 that produces 245 horsepower and 340 pound-feet of torque. This car does 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds and has a top speed of 160 mph.

1993 Chevy Silverado Indy 500 Pace Truck Edition | 2020 Zephyrhills Fall Auto Events

That’s a ’93 Chevy Silverado Indy 500 Pace Truck Edition that was at the 2020 Zephyrhills Fall Auto Events. The Chevy C/K is a truck that was made between 1959 and 2002 (model years between 1960 and 2002). This is from the fourth generation, which was made between 1988 and 2002. The engine is a 5.7 liter V8 that produces 190 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed automatic. This truck has a towing capacity of 8,500 pounds. Only 1,235 of this variant were built.

From the Archive: 1969 Ford Torino Talladega | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a ’69 Ford Torino Talladega that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Ford Torino was made between 1968 and 1976. This is from the first generation, which was made between 1968 and 1969. The Torino Talladega was only made in 1969, and only 750 were built. The engine of this one is a 7 liter FE V8 that produces 335 horsepower and 440 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 6.6 seconds and has a top speed of 129 mph. This Torino was auctioned off for $55,000.

From the Archive: 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass 442 | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a ’70 Oldsmobile Cutlass 442 that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Oldsmobile Cutlass is a line of cars that was made between 1961 and 1999. This is from the third generation, which was made between 1968 and 1972. The engine is a 7.5 liter V8 that produces 365 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 3-speed Turbo Hydramatic automatic. Only 2,933 of the convertible version were made in 1970. This 442 was auctioned off for $132,000.

From the Archive: 1968 Shelby GT500 Convertible | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a ’68 Shelby GT500 Convertible that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the second phase of the first generation of the Mustang, which was made between August of 1966 and August of 1968 (model years between 1967 and 1968). The engine is a 7 liter Cobra Jet V8 that produces 335 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed automatic. Only 402 Shelby GT500 Convertibles were made in 1968. This Shelby was auctioned off for $330,000.

From the Archive: 1996 Corvette Grand Sport | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a ’96 Corvette Grand Sport that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the C4 generation, which was made between 1983 and 1996 (model years between 1984 and 1996). The Grand Sport was only made in 1996. The engine the LT4, which is a 5.7 liter V8 that produces 330 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds and has a top speed of 178 mph. Only 1,000 Grand Sports were made in 1996: 810 coupes and 190 convertibles. This Corvette was auctioned off for $44,000.

From the Archive: 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Ford GT is a supercar that was made in 2005 and 2006 as a spiritual successor to the legendary GT40. The concept model was unveiled at the 2002 North American International Auto Show. The Heritage Edition was made to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Ford’s four-year winning streak at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and only 343 were built. The engine is a 5.4 liter supercharged Modular V8 that produces 550 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.3 seconds and has a top speed of 205 mph. This car weighs 3,391 pounds since the body panels are composite, and the chassis is an aluminum spaceframe.

From the Archive: 2008 Mustang Cobra Jet | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a 2008 Mustang Cobra Jet that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the first phase of the fifth generation of the Mustang, which was made between September of 2004 and December of 2008 (model years between 2005 and 2009). This version of the Cobra Jet was unveiled at the 2008 SEMA Show and was made to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the original Cobra Jet from 1968. The engine is a 5.4 liter supercharged V8 that produces 400 horsepower. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. Only 50 of the 2008 Cobra Jet were made.