I have your book Studebaker 1946-1966 originally published as Studebaker: The Postwar Years. As an employee of the old company at the end in Hamilton, Ontario, it brought back memories of many old Studebaker hands: stylists Bob Doehler and Bob
Before it was a trim level, Ford’s Mach 1 Mustang was conceived as an aero, two-seat hatchback. The design started in 1966. Notice the low roofline, stretched nose, and rectangular headlamps. The basic profile did emerge for ‘69, albeit watered down. The headlamps, however, didn’t arrive until the late-late ’70s.
Chevy is celebrating its Camaro Z/28’s impressive run at Germany’s famed Nürburg race track. The Z/28 ran a lap time of 7 min. 38 sec., beating out the Porsche 911 S and Lambo LP-640. GM is boasting of all the aluminum and titanium inside the Z/28, but the car’s still a porker at 3,800+ lbs. The Z/28 is the latest trim level on the Camaro. The others are the standard LS and LT (V-6 models), the SS (with a 6.2 L V-8), and the ZL1 (with a high-tech adjustable suspension and supercharged 6.2 L V-8).
Serious Wheels posted a gallery of the original Ford Mustang Boss 302, perhaps the finest-handling American street coupe of the 1960s. Ford manufactured the Boss 302 in order to compete in the SCCA’s Trans-Amer road racing series. The Boss came equipped with a 5.0 V-8, 4 spd. MT, front and rear spoilers, and top-end Goodyear tires. Parnelli Jones dominated the series in 1970, thanks to the Boss 302.