Archives / 2013 / August
  • Galpin Teases Its Ford GT-Inspired GTR-1 Supercar

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    Galpin Auto Sports has built a new supercar modeled after the Ford GT and will be unveiling it tomorrow at The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering, one of the satellite events of the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance taking place this weekend in Monterey, California. We already have a good idea as to what the new supercar, labeled the Galpin Ford GTR1, will look like thanks to previous renderings but now Galpin has posted up a few teaser shots of the real thing on its Facebook page.

    The GTR1 is said to ride on the bones of a Ford GT and be capable of delivering as much as 1,000 horsepower from a twin-turbocharged version of the Ford GT’s 5.4-liter V-8 engine. It’s a beast of an engine, as this audio clip … more

  • Dodgers' Sensation Yasiel Puig Goes Under the Radar With 2013 Lincoln Navigator

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    Yasiel Puig, the Los Angeles Dodgers' rookie sensation, has leased a 2013 Lincoln Navigator.

    Puig picked out a black Navigator with a black interior and will "tastefully" customize it, said Brian Allan, Galpin Lincoln general manager, in a phone conversation on Sunday with Edmunds. Allan said the customization will include "a little bit of personalization," with Puig's signature embroidered on the headrests and floor mats.

    VAN NUYS, California— Yasiel Puig, the Los Angeles Dodgers' rookie sensation who has prompted comparisons with Bo Jackson and Sammy Sosa, has leased a 2013 Lincoln Navigator because he wanted something more inconspicuous and roomy than his Rolls-Royce Phantom, according to California's Galpin … more