Archives / 2013 / July
  • Enter for a Chance to Win a New Ford F-150 with EcoBoost in Toby Keith’s Hammer Down Tour Sweepstakes

    Tags: Toby Keith, F-150

    Ford Trucks and Toby Keith are calling for entries in the Hammer Down Tour Sweepstakes to award one lucky winner with a new 2014 Ford F-150 with EcoBoost®. The winner will also receive an exclusive backstage barbecue with Keith before a show

    Consumers are encouraged to register at

    DEARBORN, Mich., July 26, 2013 – Ford Motor Company, the industry’s truck leader, and entertainment superstar Toby Keith will award a new Ford F-150 with EcoBoost® to one lucky winner in the Hammer Down Tour Sweepstakes.

    The winner will be able to choose any 2014 model year Ford F-150 with EcoBoost that has an actual retail value of up to $50,000. This includes the luxurious Limited model, off-road- … more

  • GAS Announces the Unveiling of the FORD GTR1

    Tags: Galpin Auto Sports, Ford, GTR1

    Galpin Auto Sports today announced its first coach built supercar, the Galpin Ford GTR1, will debut on the Monterey peninsula during a week of automotive festivities highlighted by an unveiling at The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering (August 15) and display on the esteemed concept lawn of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance (August 18).

    Continuing Galpin’s 60-year legacy of customizing vehicles, the GTR1 is based on the Ford GT as an interpretation of what the GT may have looked and performed like had it continued its evolution. The GTR1 boasts a power plant capable of an estimated 1024 horsepower and 739 pound feet of torque, generated from a twin turbocharged 5.4L V8 engine that is mechanically capable of … more

  • The Walking Dead Velostar Zombie Survival Machine

    Tags: Galpin Auto Sports, The Walking Dead

    The Team Behind the Walking Dead Vehicle

    Future US, a leading digital media and content marketing group, and Skybound, Robert Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics, announced they are partnering once again at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2013 with a host of experiential activations around The Walking Dead universe.

    The Future US booth will kick off at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2013 with the debut of the Veloster Zombie Survival Machine, a custom 2013 Hyundai Veloster built by renowned car fabrication shop, Galpin Auto Sports.


    Hyundai Veloster Zombie Survival Machine revealed at Comic-Con


    Hyundai Veloster Modified To … more

  • Holy cargo capacity! It's Batman's Ford F-150

    Tags: Batman, Ford, F-150

    If the Bat Cave ever needed remodeling, the Caped Crusader would have a tough time fitting plywood and plaster into the Batmobile. Instead, he might want to use this customized Ford pickup. Called the Crime Fighter, it will be shown at this week's Comic-Con convention in San Diego.

    The most surprising thing about the Crime Fighter, which looks pretty much like a Ford F-150 in a Batmobile costume, is that you can actually buy one for yourself. Galpin Auto Sports of Los Angeles will build one for anyone who's willing to pay an additional $30,000, over the cost of an F-150. New F-150s range in price from about $25,000 to over $50,000 plus options. Order now and you can probably have it in time for Halloween, but if you need something … more