'76 PONTIAC TRANS AM
BRANDON ATKINS, LOUISVILLE, KY
Engine: 400ci Pontiac
Cylinder heads: iron
Camshaft: factory
Induction: Edelbrock Intake, 750-cfm Demon carb
Transmission: M-20 Muncie four-speed manual
Rearend: GM 10-bolt, 3.23 gears
Front suspension: Edelbrock shocks, Hotchkis 2-inch drop springs
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: Turbo alloy; 15x8
Tires: Firestone Firehawk
Performance: 300 hp
Years owned: 10
Photographer: owner
Camera: HP MZ67
Shoot location: Veterans Park, Louisville, KY

'68 PONTIAC FIREBIRD
CLIFF SIEBERT, AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Engine: 461ci Pontiac
Cylinder heads: Kauffman
Camshaft: Crane hydraulic roller
Induction: Edelbrock Torker II intake, 850-cfm Holley carb
Transmission: TH400 automatic
Rearend: Moser 12-bolt, 3.62 gears
Front suspension: tubular control arms
Rear suspension: custom
Brakes: Wilwood disc/drum
Wheels: Rushforth Superspoke
Tires: Falkon FR 452
Invested: 68,000 euro
Years owned: 5
Photographer: owner
Camera: Nikon D300
Shoot location: Zaandam, Netherlands

'72 CHEVY CAMARO Z/28
GARY FREUDENBERG, CRETE, IL
Engine: 406ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: Edelbrock E-Tec 200 aluminum
Camshaft: Lunati Bracket Master II
Induction: Edelbrock Air Gap, 750-cfm Holley by The Carb Shop
Transmission: 700R4
Rearend: GM 10-bolt, 4.10 gears
Front suspension: three-way adjustable shocks
Rear suspension: Slide-a-link traction bars, QA1 adjustable shocks
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: American Racing Torq Thrust II
Tires: BFG Radial T/A
Performance: 12.26-second quarter-mile, 450 hp
Years owned: 5
Photographer: owner
Camera: Canon G9
Shoot location: Crete, IL

'70 DODGE CHARGER
GENE SELTING, ELGIN, NE
Engine: 440ci Dodge
Cylinder heads: factory
Camshaft: hydraulic .509-inch lift
Induction: Edelbrock aluminum intake
Transmission: 727 automatic with shift kit
Rearend: Mopar 8¾-inch, 3.91 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: drum front and rear
Wheels: Cragar
Tires: 205/70R14, 275/60R15
Performance: 13.5-second quarter-mile, 410 hp
Invested: $21,000
Years owned: 23
Photographer: Lauren Selting
Camera: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7
Shoot location: Elgin, NE

'85 MUSTANG GT
LARRY O'CONNELL, VALENCIA, CA
Engine: 302ci small-block Ford
Cylinder heads: Ford GT-40
Camshaft: roller
Induction: Edelbrock intake, 600-cfm Holley carb
Transmission: T-5 five-speed manual
Rearend: Ford 8.8-inch, 3.27 gears
Front suspension: KYB shocks
Rear suspension: aftermarket control arms
Brakes: Lincoln disc and five-lug conversion front, SVO 10-inch disc
Wheels: American Racing Torq Thrust; 17-inch
Tires: Kumho Ecsta SPT; 245/45R17
Performance: 13.8-second quarter-mile, 242 wheel horsepower
Invested: $25,000
Years owned: 24
Photographer: owner
Camera: Panasonic Lumix
Shoot location: Santa Clarita, CA

'67 CHEVY CORVETTE
LARRY MAYER, DISCOVERY BAY, CA
Engine: 468ci big-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: Winters Snow Flake aluminum
Camshaft: COMP solid roller; .625-inch lift, 236/242-degrees duration
Induction: tri-power
Transmission: Doug Nash 4+1 five-speed manual
Rearend: Tom's 2.73 gears
Front suspension: Guldstrand prepared
Rear suspension: Kevlar mono-leaf, Guldstrand prepared
Brakes: stainless disc/drum
Wheels: American Turbo; 15x8, 15x10
Tires: BFG; 245/50R15, 305/50R15
Performance: 546 hp
Invested: $15,000
Years owned: 42
Photographer: owner
Camera: Sony Cyber-shot
Shoot location: Marina

'00 FORD MUSTANG GT
DEBBIE O'CONNELL, VALENCIA, CA
Engine: 4.6L Mod Ford V-8
Cylinder heads: SOHC
Camshaft: factory
Induction: factory
Transmission: T-45 manual, Steeda shifter
Rearend: Ford 8.8-inch, 3.27 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: disc front and rear
Wheels: factory
Tires: Goodyear Eagle; 245/45R17
Performance: 260 hp
Invested: $31,000
Years owned: 9
Photographer: owner
Camera: Panasonic Lumix
Shoot location: Santa Clarita, CA

'68 CHEVY CHEVELLE
RYAN HAMILTON, WEST CHESTER, OH
Engine: 427ci big-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: GM ZL1 aluminum
Camshaft: Crower solid
Induction: Weiand Team G intake, 950-cfm Pro Systems 4150
Transmission: Muncie four-speed manual
Rearend: GM 12-bolt, 3.73 gears
Front suspension: KYB shocks, lowered
Rear suspension: KYB shocks, lowered
Brakes: Wilwood disc/drum
Wheels: Weld Drag Lite; 15x3.5, 15x8
Tires: 165R15, 275R15
Performance: 11.0-second quarter-mile
Invested: $25,000
Years owned: 17
Photographer: owner
Camera: HP Photomsart M447
Shoot location: office building

'77 CHEVY MONTE CARLO
JIM PEARSON, INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN
Engine: 385ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: AFR 190cc aluminum
Camshaft: Clay Smith solid; 240 degrees duration
Induction: Edelbrock RPM intake
Transmission: 200-4R
Rearend: GM 10-bolt, 3.73 gears
Front suspension: polyurethane bushings
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: factory
Wheels: Corvette Ralley
Tires: Remington; 225/60R15, 275/60R15
Performance: 320 wheel horsepower
Invested: $12,000
Years owned: 31
Photographer: owner
Camera: Kodak Z740
Shoot location: International Falls, MN

'66 FORD MUSTANG FASTBACK
TRAVIS OSSOLA, LITTLETON, CO
Engine: 289ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: factory
Camshaft: COMP
Induction: factory
Transmission: three-speed manual
Rearend: Ford 8.8-inch, 3.00 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: California Pony Cars SS; 17x8
Tires: Kumho Ecsta; 215/45R17, 235/45R17
Performance: 310 hp
Invested: $32,832.61
Years owned: 43
Photographer: owner
Camera: Panasonic, DMC-TZ3
Shoot location: Golden, CO

'70 CHEVY MONTE CARLO
MIKE HARRIS, AVON LAKE, OH
Engine: 400ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: factory
Camshaft: Edelbrock Performer; .442-inch lift
Induction: Edelbrock Performer intake, Holley carb
Transmission: TH350 automatic, 2,700-rpm converter
Rearend: GM 12-bolt, 3.73 gears
Front suspension: polyurethane bushings
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: American Racing Torq Thrust D; 15x7
Tires: BFG; 225/70R15, 255/70R15
Performance: 14.5-second quarter-mile
Invested: $10,000
Years owned: 7
Photographer: owner
Camera: Kodak Easyshare C643
Shoot location: Avon Lake, CO

'87 CHEVY MONTE CARLO
CAROL NELSON, SPENCER, IN
Engine: 305ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: World 305cc
Camshaft: Lunati; 215/218 degrees duration
Induction: Edelbrock RPM intake, 750-cfm Edelbrock carb
Transmission: 200-4R automatic
Rearend: GM 10-bolt, 3.73 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: Cragar SS; 16-inch
Tires: Hoosier Quick Time Pro
Performance: 8.53-second eighth-mile, 250 wheel horsepower
Invested: $16,500
Years owned: 6
Photographer: owner
Camera: Canon 350D
Shoot location: Bloomington, IN

'73 AMC GREMLIN X
JEFFREY LOMBARD, BYRON CENTER, MI
Engine: 304ci AMC
Cylinder heads: iron
Camshaft: COMP 270H
Induction: Edelbrock intake, Holley carb
Transmission: three-speed manual
Rearend: 3.54 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: air shocks
Brakes: disc/drum
Wheels: American Racing 200-S
Tires: Cooper Corba
Performance: 240 hp
Invested: $8,000
Years owned: 36
Photographer: owner
Camera: Kodak V1003
Shoot location: Byron Center, MI

'66 CHEVY CORVETTE
PARKER FREE, WALKERSVILLE, MD
Engine: GMPP 350ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: GM Fast Burn aluminum
Camshaft: HO GMPP
Induction: 600-cfm Demon
Transmission: Tremec five-speed manual
Rearend: 3.36 gears
Front suspension: tubular control arms, Concept One steering box
Rear suspension: factory
Brakes: disc front and rear
Wheels: Ralley; 15x7
Tires: Michelin radials
Performance: 290 hp
Invested: $44,000
Years owned: 3
Photographer: Brian Free
Camera: Nikon D90
Shoot location: owner's house

'91 FORD MUSTANG LX
MICHAEL KEISLER, LANDCASTER, PA
Engine: 302ci small-block Ford
Cylinder heads: ported Factor E7
Camshaft: Ford Motorsports E303
Induction: ported Professional Products Typhoon intake
Transmission: automatic overdrive, 2,400-rpm converter
Rearend: Ford 8.8-inch, 3.73 gears
Front suspension: factory
Rear suspension: BBK upper and lower control arms
Brakes: factory
Wheels: Centerline; 17-inch
Tires: Kumho 712
Performance: 12.9-second quarter-mile
Invested: $12,000
Years owned: 7
Photographer: Ronda Keisler
Camera: Olympus Evolt 510
Shoot location: Lancaster, PA

'35 PLYMOUTH PJ CRUISER
STEVEN JONES, NEWBURGH, NY
Engine: 350ci small-block Chevy
Cylinder heads: factory
Camshaft: Summit Racing
Induction: Edelbrock intake, Carter carb
Transmission: TH350 automatic, lockup converter
Rearend: Ford 9-inch, 3.89 gears
Front suspension: straight axle
Rear suspension: leaf spring
Brakes: Chassis Engineering disc conversion, Ford drum
Wheels: smoothies
Tires: BFG front, Cooper rear
Years owned: 7
Photographer: Steven Jones
Camera: Fujifilm A850
Shoot location: owner's yard