Jeep registers 1,000,000th Fan on Facebook

Jeep Wrangler Facebook

Jeep becomes the first automaker to have over 1,000,000 fans on Facebook. -But a few prestigious muscle car models have even more followers than the whole Jeep brand.

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Volkswagen’s “The Force” Named Most Effective Super Bowl Ad… Camaro’s “Miss Evelyn” Most Watched

Miss Evelyn Camaro Super Bowl Commercial

According to Nielsen, Chevrolet’s sultry school teacher “Miss Evelyn” and the Camaro made history during Super Bowl XLV was the most-watched television advertisement of all time. Volkswagen’s lovable Darth Vader in “The Force” was the most effective automotive spot to air during the Super Bowl. Continue reading

Cadillac Returns To SCCA Racing With CTS-V Coupe

Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Race Car

DETROIT – Cadillac announced today it will return to racing in 2011 with a race-prepared version of its CTS-V Coupe competing in the Sports Car Club of America World Challenge, North America’s top production-based racecar series.

The move returns Cadillac to a series where it competed from 2004 to 2007. Competing in the GT Class with the CTS-V Sport Sedan, Cadillac captured the Manufacturer’s Championship in 2005 and 2007 and the Driver’s Championship in 2005. Continue reading

Camaro Named ‘Hottest Car’ in Inaugural SEMA Award

SEMA Show Award

LAS VEGAS – The inaugural SEMA Award was presented to the Chevrolet Camaro for the Hottest Car, the Ford F-Series for the Hottest Truck and the Jeep Wrangler for the Hottest 4×4-SUV, during the 2010 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Continue reading

Muscle Car PC: PC Rides Desktop Camaros & Corvettes

PC Rides Chevrolet Camaro Descktop Computer

Looking to add more horsepower to your desktop? PC Rides offer muscle car fans licensed 1:10 scale replicas of the Chevrolet Corvette and Camaro. Continue reading

US Auto Parts Purchases JC Whitney for $27.5 Million

JC Whitney Logo

CARSON, Calif., – U.S. Auto Parts (Nasdaq: PRTS), one of the largest online providers of automotive aftermarket parts and accessories, today announced that it has signed a definitive Stock Purchase Agreement to acquire Whitney Automotive Group for the purchase price of $27.5mm and assumption of approximately $11mm in trade-related and other payables. Whitney Automotive Group is expected to have $110 – $120 million in revenues under U.S. Auto Parts ownership in 2010. Whitney has struggled recently falling from over $160 million in annual sales to just over $100 million, and a net profit of roughly $5 million annually. Continue reading

Check out the full listing of Paddock Parts before the auction

Paddock Parts

Looking for a great deal on parts for Ford, Chevrolet or Dodge muscle car or truck? Muscle car parts provider, The Paddock, complete inventory is set to be auctioned off July 29th! Motor City has obtained the complete listing of Chevy Truck, Firebird, Dodge Plymouth, Corvette, Ford Truck, Chevelle, 55/57 Chevy, Cutlass, Camaro, Nova, GTO, Mustang, Impala, and MOPAR parts that will be sold at the Paddock. -But don’t expect to walk in and purchase the company, the intellectual property rights and Paddock Trademark have already bee sold! Continue reading