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History of the Durango R/T

Posted on 2023-01-24

Volo Museum Auto Sales celebrates the rich history of American auto manufacturing. In this article, we'll discuss a sport-utility vehicle (SUV) that made waves for Dodge at the start of the 21st century, then impressed again after a surprise return in the 2010s. Read on to learn about the Dodge Durango R/T. What Is the Dodge Durango R/T? The Dodge Durango R/T is one of the numerous trims that have been available for the make and model. Dodge developed the Durango line to merge the muscular look and power of pickups like the Dakota and Ra...

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Should You Buy a Modern Or Classic Muscle Car?

Posted on 2023-01-04

Buy a Classic or Modern Muscle Car If you've ever dreamed of owning one of those fast, sleek and high-performance vehicles in movies with high-speed car chases — many of which can achieve zero to 60 miles per hour in a matter of seconds — you've likely got your sights set on a muscle car. It's no secret that this level of performance wasn't accomplished overnight. From the more prominent drag strip times of the 1970s to some of the fastest Fords, Dodges and General Motors (GM) vehicles the world has ever seen, muscle cars have been caref...

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History of the Cadillac Eldorado

Posted on 2022-12-27

Classic car collectors are fond of stylish vehicles from the past. One of the most memorable vehicles ever released by Cadillac is the notorious Eldorado. To say this car is legendary is an understatement. There's a reason why enthusiasts all over the world go out of their way to add these automobiles to their garages — the Eldorado is luxurious, sleek and a representation of American engineering. The Cadillac Eldorado has changed over time through multiple generations. Now discontinued, Eldorado models are increasing in value due to thei...

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History of SRT Cars

Posted on 2022-12-27

A Complete History of SRT Cars Car manufacturers have committed to producing higher-powered, faster vehicles for decades. The development of the well-known Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brand was a turning point for high-performance car engineering. What makes these supercars special is the innovative techniques engineers use to develop more powerful engines, ultimately creating vehicles that are equally at home in a drag race as they are on the city streets. With their supercharged engines, incredible horsepower and unprecedented h...

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History of Subaru Impreza WRX | Subaru WRX Guide

Posted on 2022-10-14

In its 2021 year-end report, Subaru of America, Inc. reported 583,810 vehicles sold within the year. From this figure, the automaker sold 27,141 WRX and STI models, a 28% increase from the previous year’s sales. The report also mentioned that the company’s overall sales were a 4.6% decline from last year, owing to a semiconductor shortage within the automobile industry. Despite this decrease, the WRX models increased their sales. If you’re planning to get a Subaru Impreza WRX to travel around, get area guides as your travel companion to ...

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What Will Be the Future Collectible Muscle Cars?

Posted on 2022-10-14

American muscle cars are a true sensation in the automotive world. Powered by large engines, these high-performance — and often affordable — models are unapologetically unhinged with exceptional specs to fulfill any driver's need for speed and put a smile on their face. Alas, muscle cars are slowly fading with the gradual decline of the gasoline era. With their unbelievable performance specs, limited production model, high exclusivity and desirability, some of these muscle cars will be worth big bucks someday. Learn more about which muscl...

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History of the GT500 | Shelby GT500 Guide

Posted on 2022-09-13

History of the GT500 An iconic car built by one of the all-time greats of American racing history, the GT500 is a car famous for its power and boundary-pushing build. Taking the best components and vehicles he could get, Carroll Shelby made superior use of these technologies and developed an actual racecar for the street. The success of Shelby cars has made the originals highly sought-after collectibles, and Mustang-lovers everywhere know that a Shelby Mustang is the standard to beat. From its famous first generation in the 1960s to its ...

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The Story Behind Ford Vs. Ferrari | Origins of Ford & Ferrari Rivalry

Posted on 2022-08-26

Few stories match the infamous Ford vs. Ferrari rivalry in the auto world. From the dramatic beginnings of a botched business deal to intense innovation and furious motivation, to great personalities and tragic endings — Ford vs. Ferrari is a story that seems written up for a Hollywood script — one of the primary reasons it was eventually adapted to the big screen.  Still, even that near three-hour film couldn't cover the grand story that was lurking behind Ford vs. Ferrari. In truth, there was a lot more to it — in the designing process ...

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Guide to the C8 Corvette | C8 Corvette History

Posted on 2022-06-17

The Chevrolet Corvette has been an American icon for over 65 years. Since its beginning, the Corvette brand has been dedicated to one thing — making stylish vehicles capable of traveling at hair-raising speeds. There have been several iterations of the Chevy Corvette, but the most recent generation, the C8 series, is truly something special. In this comprehensive guide to the eighth-generation Corvette series, you can gain a better understanding of why the C8 is one of the most respected vehicles on the road and racetrack worldwide. Over...

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History of Oldsmobile 442 | Oldsmobile Guide

Posted on 2022-05-09

Known for its balanced handling, impressive performance and elegant styling, the Oldsmobile 442 is a staple of car history and continues to intrigue collectors today. It gets its name, “442,” from how it was built — a four-barrel carburetor with a four-speed manual transmission and dual exhausts.  The design itself would change over the years, but the name 442 stuck. It continued to evolve over six generations and several decades, improving performance and enhancing designs.  First and Second Generations (1964-1972) The first- and secon...