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Post Office Celebrates Muscle Cars With GT500, GTO, Charger Daytona Stamps

Two nostalgic groups have finally banded together: The U.S. Postal Service and muscle cars. As NASCAR prepares to kick off another season down in Daytona, Fla., the post office used seven-time NASCAR champ Richard Petty to unveil the five muscle cars being honored. Small and big blocks were well represented in the collection of cars that includes the 1966 Pontiac GTO, 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS, 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona, and 1970 ...

Legends Collide: The Custom Mustang-GT40 Ford Mach 40

The original Ford Mustang and the GT40 are arguably the two most legendary cars the Blue Oval has ever built. But what would happen if the two legends collided? The result isn’t a spectacular (and expensive) crash; rather it’s the one-off Ford Mach 40, and our sister publication Hot Rod has the details on how it came to be. The Mach 40 was originally the brainchild of Terry Lipscomb, who wanted to know how a 1969 ...

Singing its Praises: 2013 Ford Fusion Ads Remix Comments into Songs

Listening to feedback from potential customers and critics is important when launching a new car, and Ford is taking to heart the feedback it’s received for the 2013 Ford Fusion. To share some of the comments the new Fusion has inspired, Ford is incorporating them into its new ad campaign in a unique way: hiring versatile musical artist Reggie Watts to turn them into songs. The campaign, called “Fusion Remix,” has Watts pulling comments from various ...