Cheetah Race Car Chases a Boss-302 Mustang
In this video a 400+ hp Cheetah vintage race car chases a 430 hp Boss 302
Mustang at Inde MotorSports
Ranch near Wilcox, Arizona on a day when the air temperature was 100 F. The
Cheetah seems to leap from corner to corner with little effort, using only
a fraction of it's power. This Cheetah is a very valuable collector car so
the owner does not drive it at 100%, but it still cut a lap on this 2.8-mi
21-turn track at less than 2-min. Only 15 of these magnificent race cars
from the mid-1960s were ever built. This immaculate example was built by
the owner several years ago from the original blue-prints, and is powered
by a small-block Chevy engine with four dual-throat Weber carburetors and
makes in excess of 400 hp.
French BT Cheetah Chevrolet Coupe insane Car sound static & on track
Bill Thomas Cheetah Chevrolet Coupe insane Car sound static & on track
@circuit de Ledenon 17 fevrier 2013
The 1964 Cheetah uses a 383-cubic-inch, 6.3-liter front-mounted V-8
engine positioned at 90 degrees with overhead valve design. The engine is
built with a cast-iron block and head and has 16 total valves with two
valves per cylinder. Brake horsepower measures 470 to
475 with a maximum torque rating of 435 foot-pounds. According to the
Ultimate Car Page website, the Cheetah's engine fuel feed is a proprietary
fuel injection system created by engine designer, Bill Thomas.
Brakes and Transmission
The Cheetah is equipped with four drum brakes. The vehicle's
transmission is a rear-wheel drive system with four manually shifting
gears. According to Ultimate Car Page's website, Cheetah designer Bill
Thomas was forced to use drum brakes on the vehicle because he was
restricted to using only parts that were also used on the 1963 to 1964
Frame and Suspension
The 1964 Cheetah's chassis is a space-frame type composed of
fiberglass and steel. The Cheetah's body is built from aluminum. Front and
rear suspensions for the Cheetah are independent wishbones with coil
springs. The vehicle's roll cage is positioned directly over the rear
suspension, meaning the driver operates the vehicle essentially sitting on
the vehicle's back tires. Wheelbase for the vehicle measures only 90
Cheetah Race Car
Born in the '60s, and re-born in recent years; like it's namesake on the
African Savanna, this race car is fast, agile, and very beautiful, and the
example featured here (one of only a half-dozen still run on the track) is
surly one of, if not the finest example out there. I came across this rare
beast over the Labor Day weekend at the new Inde MotorSports Ranch track
near Wilcox, AZ. Here's a link to another very good video featuring this
beautiful car at the Inde MotorSports Ranch race track (a 2.75 mi, 21-turn
natural terrian road course in the high desert of south-central Arizona):
1927 Ford: Double-Trouble -- /BIG MUSCLE
• Gordon Tronson
In the world of hot-rodding there are few cars that are going to leave as
big an impression as this - the 1927 Ford Model T custom simply known as
"Double-Trouble". It rides on a custom-built tube chassis that's fabricated
from 1.5-inch tube. Is powered by two 4.6-liter modular V8s from Ford with
four, count 'em, FOUR Superchargers for
an approximate power output of around 1,200 hp. It also utilizes the
rear-end (inboard disc brakes and all) from an early Jaguar. It's a rolling
a Hot Wheels car and a masterpiece of engineering that is sure to make all
your naughty bits tingle.
Le Mans Classic - Group 5 - Incredible Sound
Better quality video here: http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=i4L6_cQp09c&fmt=18
High Quality - HD size (needs high bandwidth) version here:
Group 6 Night Race here:
Video of the cars going to the pits and start - incredible sound
1965 Bill Thomas CHEETAH International Car Shipping
Bill Thomas Motors built the Cheetah to be Chevrolets answer to the Shelby
Cobra. In the early 60s, the indy tracks were being dominated by the Cobra
289 and the Ferrari 250 GTO. With Corvette suspension and full support from
Chevrolet, the Cheetah hit the race tracks in 1963.
As an auto dealer or forwarding agent your client depends on you for
premium service and exceptional attention to detail. By exporting your cars
with WTDC, you can continue to deliver the same level of quality to your
customer from your lot to final destination.
Your vehicles are handled with the utmost care and experience. On a daily
basis, our vehicle transport team loads and secures vehicles with their
custom built solutions. Whether you need one car flown roll-on/roll-off to
Switzerland or 3 compact cars in one container to Brazil (yes, we can do
that), WTDC is your export specialist.
Let WTDC manage your vehicle exports. From title transfers to vehicle
loading, export documentation to shipping, our staff of dedicated
professionals manages the entire logistics process.
Boasting a 520 hp Chevy small-block V-8, the Cheetah had incredible lateral
acceleration and could run a quarter mile in 10 seconds.
Only 16 to 23 Cheetahs were fully produced, and many of those originals
still make appearances in vintage races around the country. BTM, a
different company with the full blessing of Bill Thomas, now builds a
limited number of Cheetahs each year. These are more than just $100K
replicas. Built from the original plans with the finest of Corvette
performance parts, these Cheetahs are ready to hit the track again.
Bugatti Veyron vs Lamborghini Aventador vs Lexus LFA vs McLaren MP4-12C - Head 2 Head Episode 8
On this special episode of Head 2 Head, Automobile Magazine's Jason Cammisa
pits the world's most exclusive super cars against each other in a
no-holds-barred drag race battle! Do the carbon fiber-bodied Aventador,
LFA, and MP4-12C have what it takes to take on the king of the super car
realm - the Bugatti Veyron?
Now available in full HD 1080P resolution!
Head 2 Head appears every other Wednesday on the new Motor Trend channel.
Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action!
Facebook - http://facebook.com/motortrendmag &
Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend & http://twitter.com/automobilemag
Google+ - https://plus.google.com/101867967859016552744/posts
Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.automobilemag.com