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NZV8TV Ep8 - Trans Am Jaguar XKR, V8 Merc, Chev Camaro, House of Kolor - part 1

More at http://www.v8.co.nz On Track: Kevin Boveys Trans Am spec Jaguar XKR GT1 car, as seen in NZV8 Issue 41. Kevin built the car from the ground up, and although we arent usually too fond of Euros the car has to be seen to be believed. Speaking of Euros, we found a V8 powered Mercedes doing laps with the Production Muscle Cars class at Pukekohe. Its low, loud, tubbed and blown its Tony Etheridges Camaro. The word extreme doesnt really describe this car. Without doubt the Camaro is one of the wildest street cars the country has ever seen. Kandy My Car: The founder of House Of Kolor paint is on his way to NZ and while he's here he's going to custom paint a car.


 


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NZV8TV Ep8 - Trans Am Jaguar XKR, V8 Merc, Chev Camaro, House of Kolor - part 2
More at http://www.v8.co.nz On Track: Kevin Boveys Trans Am spec Jaguar XKR GT1 car, as seen in NZV8 Issue 41. Kevin built the car from the ground up, and although we arent usually too fond of Euros the car has to be seen to be believed. Speaking of Euros, we found a V8 powered Mercedes doing laps with the Production Muscle Cars class at Pukekohe. Its low, loud, tubbed and blown its Tony Etheridges Camaro. The word extreme doesnt really describe this car. Without doubt the Camaro is one of the wildest street cars the country has ever seen. Kandy My Car: The founder of House Of Kolor paint is on his way to NZ and while he's here he's going to custom paint a car.





NZV8TV Ep7 - Corvette GT1 at Taupo, Ford XC Falcon, Ewen Gilmour learns skids, Trans Ams - part 1
More info at http://www.v8.co.nz. On The Track: GT1 is an anything goes race class. We were at Taupo for the final round of the 2008/09 season to check out some of the insane machinery. One car of interest was Grant Brennans Corvette. With its self-made engine block and heads, Grant's car epitomises the term custom. Equally as cool, but far less wild is the XC Falcon Coupe of Mike Oldham. Mikes coupe is one of the better presented vehicles we found at Pukekohe while watching the Production Muscle Car Series. Lessons From a Pro: You should all known the name Ewen Gilmour, or Westy as hes commonly known. But did you know he isnt as good as you would expect at doing skids? NZV8 Touring Car Driver Dean Perkins takes him to Meremere for a bit of schooling. Looking Back: 
Remember the AMC Javelin of Craig Stacy on the show a couple of weeks ago? Weve got film of the 1970 American Trans Am racing series where a very young Roger Penske and driver Mark Donnahue run their AMC Javelin against the Mustangs and American muscle car makes that created legend. Feature Car: We saw a few glimpses of Graeme Metcalfes immaculate 69 Chev Nova a few weeks back, this week we get the full scoop on this stunning 10-second street carowned by a Ford lover!





NZV8TV Ep5 - 640hp SS Camaro, 725hp Shelby Super Snake, Yankee Haulers - part 1
Part 1: This week's feature car is also the cover car for the next issue of NZV8 Magazine; Grant Eveleighs stunning 1969 RS/SS Camaro. With a 640hp 540 cubic inch big block, 5-speed manual, and modern suspension along with a host of other cool features, Grant's Camaro is without doubt one of the more complete street cars we have seen in recent times. Also from the next issue is a 2008 Shelby Super Snake Mustang. With 725hp on tap, the Shelby is an absolute weapon, and the only one on this side of the globe. The Yankee Haulers Car Club recently held a drag day at Fram Autolite Dragway, we went down to see what the Yankee Haulers are all about. While there we check out a few cool cars such as an SLR5000 Torana, an HQ Holden and a 69 Camaro
 
 
Northern Muscle Cars 
We were at the latest round of Northern Muscle Cars just last weekend, and caught up with Craig Stacey and his awesome 1971 AMC Javelin amongst others. Cool old cars, lots of sideways action. What could be better?





Mighty 700hp Pontiac TRANS AM Race Winner
Roger Bolliger's PONTIAC TRANS AM





NZV8 TV S3 Episode 6 - Powercruise coverage, Blown XP Falcon, Burnout Compeition - Part 2
On this week's show we wrap up our Powercruise Taupo coverage with some V8 feature cars on the track. A supercharged '77 Torana, 'Clutch' a former NZV8 cover car and a '79 Chevy C10. We also show you the burnout competition finals with the top 5 burnouts of Powercruise and we take a look at an XB Falcon from Matamata Panelworks that took out the Show and Shine Prizes. Our Meguiar's feature car for this week is a blown XP Falcon which will really show viewers how to build a great classic V8 on a budget.





NZV8TV Ep9 - twin-turbo Holden Monaro, V8 Supercar BF Ford Falcon, Top Alcohol - part 2
More at http://www.v8.co.nz. Jonny Udys late model twin turbo Monaro. Basically a V8 Supercar in a Monaro shell set up to drift, Jonny's car is showing the import boys what V8 turbo power is all about. From the GT1 Race Series in Taupo we keep the Ford camp happy, and catch up with Dwayne Carter and his ex-V8 Supercar BF Ford Falcon. Young Achievers: Issue 50 of NZV8 magazine has a huge feature on the up and coming young drivers such as 21 year old Todd Vincent. We caught up with the top alcohol dragster driver who so nearly won the NZDRA Top Alcohol Series Championship this year. From only one season in Supercharged Outlaws which he won, Todd was given the keys to the Vincent family dragster as a 21st birthday present. Todd Vincent the fastest 21 year old in New Zealand.





Jaguar XJ-S Racing
For 1977, the "Group44" racing team had a very successful season in Trans Am with a race car based on the actual production XJ-S chassis and running gear. The team won the series' 1977 drivers' championship cup for Bob Tullius but missed winning the manufacturer's title by two points (only one Jaguar was competing in the Trans-Am series compared to many more Porsche entrants). In 1978, a purpose-built tube-frame "silhouette" style XJS race car was constructed which greatly reduced the weight compared to the full production chassis car campaigned in 1977. This silhouette car had only the production car's roof panel as the sole piece of factory XJS sheetmetal on the car. Group 44 succeeded in again capturing the driver's championship for Bob Tullius and also captured the manufacturer's title as well, by entering Brian Fuerstenau driving the 1977 car at some venues to gain additional manufacturer's points for Jaguar. The silhouette car survived and has surfaced recently in the SVRA historic sports race series. The 1977 factory chassis race car is believed to still be in the hands of Group 44's Bob Tullius. Today the XJS continues to be extensively campaigned in club level motorsport both in the United Kingdom and overseas. Best known of the race series is probably the Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club XJS championship, currently in association with Toyo Tires. Their championship has now been running for over a decade, offering an affordable entry into club motorsport in the UK, and continuing to attract large grids of this unlikely racing car. Cars compete in various states of modification, from barely modified road cars through to full race-specification cars built in homage to the great TWR specials. S011





NZV8TV Ep7 - Corvette GT1 at Taupo, Ford XC Falcon, Ewen Gilmour learns skids, Trans Ams - part 2
More info at http://www.v8.co.nz. On The Track: GT1 is an anything goes race class. We were at Taupo for the final round of the 2008/09 season to check out some of the insane machinery. One car of interest was Grant Brennans Corvette. With its self-made engine block and heads, Grant's car epitomises the term custom. Equally as cool, but far less wild is the XC Falcon Coupe of Mike Oldham. Mikes coupe is one of the better presented vehicles we found at Pukekohe while watching the Production Muscle Car Series. Lessons From a Pro: You should all known the name Ewen Gilmour, or Westy as hes commonly known. But did you know he isnt as good as you would expect at doing skids? NZV8 Touring Car Driver Dean Perkins takes him to Meremere for a bit of schooling. Looking Back: 
Remember the AMC Javelin of Craig Stacy on the show a couple of weeks ago? Weve got film of the 1970 American Trans Am racing series where a very young Roger Penske and driver Mark Donnahue run their AMC Javelin against the Mustangs and American muscle car makes that created legend. Feature Car: We saw a few glimpses of Graeme Metcalfes immaculate 69 Chev Nova a few weeks back, this week we get the full scoop on this stunning 10-second street carowned by a Ford lover!





NZV8 TV S2 Ep9 - Jaguar Trans-Am, Ford Brute, '72 Challenger, Group A Commodore, VG Valiant - pt1
More at http://www.v8.co.nz. GT1 Jaguar Trans-Am, a 427ci (7-litre) Ford Brute ute takes to Hampton Downs, new Dodge Challenger vs 1972 Dodge Challenger, Walkinshaw Group A Holden Commodore, and a big-block Chrysler VG Valiant. Check out more episodes, and articles on our website





NZV8TV Ep11 - Ford Falcon GTHO, Nurburgring, drag racing, muscle car racing - part 1
More at http://www.v8.co.nz. Feature Car: Nick Kale's genuine GTHO Phase II Ford Falcon. This is the real deal with a prestigious racing history, now restored to perfection. Andy's back from the 24-hour around Nürburgring, so look out for a full report from him. Young Achievers: Speaking of successful racing, we catch up with Anthony Marsh, as seen in the current issue of NZV8 Magazine, Anthony has been having huge success at the dragstrip in the Metalman Dragster. Muscle Car Racing: We caught up with Shane Moore and his ex Super GT-winning Commodore at Taupo recently, and were amazed with the vehicle. Shane tells us all about it on this week's show.





NZV8TV Ep6 - GT1 Holden, Pontiac GTO Judge & Parissenne, GTS350 HQ Monaro, XE Falcon - part 1
The competition in GT1 is tough, but the cars dont get any tougher than Nick Chester's new ride. Based on a brand new V8, the Chesters Team added an extra 150hp, bigger wheels, bigger brakes and more aerodynamics. Without doubt this is the most extreme circuit car the country has ever seen. Pontiacs Dead: The Pontiac name may have gone for good, but we catch up with three owners who prove they wont be forgotten. A 540ci GTO Judge, a Parissenne and a GTO Judge all feature. At the track: From the final round of Northern Muscle Cars at Pukekohe we check out another Northern Muscle car: the 72 GTS 350 HQ Monaro of Bruce McRae. Plus from the Production Muscle cars Sandra Oldham's XE Falcon.





NZV8TV S2 Ep1 - Australian Muscle Car Masters, big block Corvette, '69 Camaro, Mustang - part 2
More at http://www.v8.co.nz/tv. Full on action from the Australian Muscle Cars at Eastern Creek, and also from Pukekohe with Central Muscle Cars. See profiles of some of the 600+hp cars. Also check out the mean big-block Chevy Corvette and the wicked 1969 Chev Camaro. And we round it off with a mint Ford Mustang





1970 Road Runner 440 6 pack
One of the Boss`s old beaters lol...Mint OE Paint and decals, 440 6 pack, Isky Cam, headers etc etc...even the damn clock works. A real Jem. I will get more footage in the future. He has a 67 GTX Hemi as well.......Tunes Jeff Beck..Freeway Jam





2011 Jaguar XKR 175 - The Best GT Car On Earth?
The Smoking Tire takes the Jaguar XKR 175 to a closed road in the middle of the desert to test its performance capabilities when pushed to the limit. Is this the best value in supercars ever? That's what we're going to find out.





Sunoco Camaro Celebrates a Tribute to Trans Am Racing at The Petersen Automotive Museum
Come to the Tribute to Trans Am Racing at The Petersen Automotive Museum Thursday, November 12 to see this legendary car and its peers, meet Trans Am racing icons, and hear how they bent the rules, plus cocktails, dinner, an auction of Trans Am memorabilia, a short film, and more! Trans Am race cars will also be on display from November 12 - December 13! Tickets are available at: www.petersen.org





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