The Boss 302 Mustang is a high performance vehicle which was produced by Ford in 1969 and 1970, and has been set to be re released in the 2012 year. The 1970 Boss 302 Mustang was initially built for Trans Am racing series, but was only made for a couple years due to high production costs, and due to the fact that it was only run in a few series during the time it was on the road. The 1970 Boss 302 Mustang featured a 302 cubic in, 4.9L, V8 engine; it also had a 4- speed manual transmission, and the original designer of the 1970 Boss 302 Mustang was Larry Shinoda.
The original 1970 Boss 302 Mustang had a unique design to the body of the car, including reflective c-stripe strips on the car for design, and he also eliminated the fender scoops that were found on the 1969 model of the 302 Boss. The unique design also had the option for horizontal rear window shades, drivers could add a blackout hood, and the 1970 Boss 302 Mustang was also one of the first ever production cars on the line to introduce the front spoiler design, as well as a rear deck wing, for more aerodynamics while driving. The car’s name, “Boss” was basically a tribute to the President of Ford. The 1970 model only produced 7,000 units, which sold for $3,720 on the market, and it was later discontinued early on in the following year of 1971.
The 1969 Dodge Charger model made few adjustments to the original Charger which was introduced in1964. The only major change to the exterior were a new grille to the front, offering a center divider, as well as new tail lights, both of which were designed by Harvey. J. Winn. The SE model was also introduced to the line, which included leather seats as upgrades, as well as leather inserts to the front seats, it had chrome moldings, wood grain in the panel, dash, and on the steering wheel. The SE edition of the 1969 Dodge Charger also included a new sun roof, which previous Charger models did not include.
The 1969 Dodge Charger is also well known from classic TV series, such as The Dukes of Hazzard, which brought notoriety and recognition to the Charger series. A few Nascar series models were also introduced when the 1969 Dodge Charger was introduced. These included the Charger 500, which offered a white interior and 426 Hemi, but only 500 of these vehicles were made, and they did not take off in the Nascar circuit as anticipated. Another model that was introduced for Nascar fans was the Charger Daytona, where Dodge attempted to make improved aerodynamic features, to reduce noise that the 500 had, and to make for a smoother drive on the track. It came standard with a 440 magnum engine, and 375 HP.
The 1969 Dodge Charger series brought a few changes, a few new model series, and developments to help the future of the Charger and its production in development.
The Ford Mustang is an iconic American vehicle. For years, people have enjoyed working on these vehicles, to enhance their look or speed or both. The Shelby GT 500 is a member of the elite group of Mustangs. Many Mustang owners dream of owning one of these vehicles but many never see that dream come to fruition. Now there’s a new version of the Shelby GT 500, available in the form of an upgrade package. This package is called the Super Snake.
The Shelby GT 500 Super Snake has it all. Starting at about $34,500 for the package alone, owners of the Mustang Shelby GT 500 can opt to make their already elite vehicle even better. Only a certain number of these vehicles will be built each year in order to maintain the exclusivity of these legendary vehicles. Each Mustang that is upgraded to this package will be maintained in the official Shelby registry. Currently, this upgrade package is only available to those who own a Mustang Shelby GT 500 between the years of 2007 to current models.
The Super Snake upgrade slithers in with a standard package and available options on the standard upgrade. Aesthetic enhancements are seen both inside and outside the vehicle, and include things such as a more substantial, Super Snake hood complete with hood pins, door sills, front fenders and grille imprinted with the mark of the Super Snake. In addition to the snake, Shelby has left several demarcations as well. The SHELBY deck letter kit, headrests, center console floor mats are all imprinted with the Shelby logo. The braking system is upgraded in the front to include 6-piston calipers in the front. The exhaust system is changed to black, the differential is comprised of a solid piece of aluminum and the suspension is upgraded to that which matches the same seen on other Shelby/Ford racing vehicles. In keeping with the racing feel and look, the shifter, oil dipstick handle and fluid caps that are a billet finish.
A 750 hp Shelby Supercharger gives you plenty of “get up and go.” This all sits on 20 inches of handsome Shelby/Alcoa Super Snake wheels that come in your choice of black matte or Durabright finishes. Don’t forget about the racing stripes, which can be matte white or black.
Optional upgrades should not be forgotten. Customers can choose to upgrade the Supercharger to 800hp and a choice of color options. In addition, the seats can be customized out of leather, and can even contain inserts that are comprised of perforated leather. The rear brakes can be outfitted the same as the front and the suspension can be made adjustable. To make sure the Super Snake stays looking as beautiful as he sounds, customers can also get a custom car cover.