Ralph Gilles is the President and CEO of SRT Brand and Senior VP of Product Design for The Chrysler Group. He talks about the new SRT lineup and gives us an inside look into the SRT development process. Then we take a gander at the new SRT Viper TA!
Special two hour episode of CarCast from SEMA 2013! Motorator Matt talks to The Ring Brothers, Steve Strope, Alan Peltier of HRE Wheels, Ken Lingenfelter, Guy Atherton of Hawk Performance, Nate Shelton of B&M Group, Dr. Jamie Meyer from GM Performance, Jay Velthoven and Jack Roush, Jr. from Roush and Chris Douglas from Comp Performance Group.
A show favorite is back! John Hotchkis of Hotchkis suspension talks about his Bullitt-themed SEMA booth and his new line of suspension parts for 1st generation Mustangs. Then John and Matt take a walk around the Lincoln MKZ.
Adam is out catching contractors today, so Christopher Titus jumps in the driver’s seat to co-host with Motorator Matt. They talk about their car projects, including Titus’ 61 Chevy bubble top and Matt’s 93 Mustang Cobra, which he just took delivery of. Then we take a look at the cool and raspy 575hp Roush Mustang Stage 3!
Terry Karges, Executive Director of The Petersen Automotive Museum and Leslie Kendall, Chief Curator join us to unveil plans for The Petersen’s facelift. They bring in the gorgeous 1959 Ol’ Yaller, Mark III, built by SoCal hot rod legend Max Balchowsky for cinematographer Haskell Wexler.
Adam and Matt do a play-by-play review of the race footage from this year’s vintage race at Coronado, where Adam once again ran his Bobby Allison Datsun 510. Then we step outside to look at and listen to the Porsche Cayman S.
We have a fun discussion with Adam Martin of Hagerty about figuring out collector car values and price trends. He tells us how his company tracks prices from private sellers and auctions to figure out a car’s worth. Then we step outside to check out Adam Martin’s friend Tenney’s 2006 Hennessey Venom 1000!