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    New York: Ford Transit Skyliner Concept does discreet luxury in NYC
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    There's something to be said for luxed-out vans. They're cool, and as a means of getting chauffeured about, they're extremely comfortable and far more low key than your typical executive luxury sedan. For the 2014 New York Auto Show, Galpin Auto Sports has shown the potential of the ...

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    Official: Ford Transit Skyliner Concept is a Gulfstream for the road
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    If you are afraid to fly or just want to arrive at your ultimate destination in absolute comfort, then the Ford Transit Skyliner concept might be the perfect vehicle for you. Built by Galpin Auto Sports and based on a 2015 Transit, the van is basically a private jet on wheels. It even has a touch ...

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    Official: Hyundai Sante Fe gets zombie survival machine treatment for NY Comic-Con
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    Surviving a zombie invasion isn't easy, and Hyundai takes life-or-undead situations pretty seriously, as made clear by its devotion to creating zombie-annihilating vehicles. Earlier this year, Robert Kirkman, creator of The Walking Dead comic series that gave birth to the hit television series of ...

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    Monterey: Galpin Ford GTR1 storms Monterey with 1,200 hp
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    Galpin's monstrous GTR1 has made its official debut, and now we have live images to go along with the 1,197-horsepower (when fed 100-octane fuel) rocket. Taking a look at the GTR1 outside of the studio, it's interesting to see how different it looks. The exterior isn't so familiar when shown in ...

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    Official: Galpin Ford GTR1 supercar debuts in Monterey
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    Galpin Auto Sports has finally taken the wraps off the car we first previewed back in December, the Galpin Ford GTR1. A few weeks ago, we posted the first hints of just what the GTR1 would be capable of, with Galpin teasing that its 5.4-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 would produce in excess of 1000 ...

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    Official: Galpin imagines what Ford's GT would look like today with Pebble-bound coupe [UPDATE]
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    Galpin Auto Sports will be bringing its first coachbuilt supercar to this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Called the Galpin Ford GTR1, it's a 1000-plus-horsepower monster based on the Ford GT. The reimagined supercar sports a 5.4-liter, supercharged V8 capable of rocketing the slinky ...

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    ETC: Holy crime-fighting Ford F-150, Batman!
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    What would Batman drive for his weekly trips to Home Depot for the bits and pieces needed to keep his lair deep below Wayne Manor in tip-top condition? Certainly not the Batmobile – there's no way a 4x8 sheet of plywood will fit between the wheel wells, not to mention the fact that jet ...

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    Official: Galpin announces plans for Ford GT-inspired supercar
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    Galpin Auto Sports has announced that it is hard at work on a new project. The concept is to create a vehicle that embodies all the Ford GT could have been had Ford not axed the supercar back in 2006. Called the GTR-1, the car will boast more than 1,000 horsepower as well as the buyer's choice of ...

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    SEMA: Ford Focus ST makes presence known with five custom cars in Vegas
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    These are the funky quintet of five custom Ford Focus STs that were teased not long ago, built by Tanner Foust Racing, Bojix, M&J Enterprises, Galpin Auto Sports and Steeda Autosports. Tanner went for the weekday commuter turned weekend track and canyon star (top); Bojix headed for ...

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    Official: Ford teases five SEMA-bound Focus ST concept cars
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    Ford has revealed a few images of five tuned Focus ST concepts that will be shown off at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas this month. None of this group of five is overly subtle, which would run counter to the spirit of SEMA itself, and all hope to highlight the performance nature of Ford's newest hot ...

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    Auctions: Barrett-Jackson 2012: Galpin Widebody Mustang nets $160,000 for charity
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    The time has come for the custom widebody Mustang from Galpin Auto Sports to find a new owner. Built by Galpin for industrial company SPX, this specially built Mustang features a hand-built body that widens the car by an incredible nine inches highlighted by PPG Candy Apple Red paint. Under the ...

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    Followup: Galpin widebody Mustang ready for its charity auction at Barrett-Jackson
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    The annual Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, AZ is less than a month away, and car aficionados from around the country are already gearing up for the six-day collector car sell-a-thon. One of the vehicles up for grabs will be this custom widebody Mustang that we first told you about in ...

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    Galpin Auto Sports building widebody Mustang that will sell for charity at Barrett-Jackson
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    Galpin Auto Sports has teamed up with specialty manufacturer SPX and Barrett-Jackson to create a custom widebody that will sell for charity early next year. Inspired by the 1969 Boss 429, this Mustang features a hand-fabricated metal widebody kit that adds an incredible nine inches to the width ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2011: 2002 Ford F-150 Evel Knievel Gladiator *Update: w/video
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    2002 Ford F-150 Evel Knievel Gladiator – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Beau Boeckmann is a huge Evel Knieval fan... he also happens to be the president of Galpin Auto Sports, which is tied to the largest Ford dealership in the world. To honor his hero, Boeckmann commissioned a ...

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    Xzibit broke, needs someone to pimp his checking account?
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    Is Galpin Auto Sports hiring? Because rapper/actor Xzibit is broke. During his Pimp My Ride days on MTV, X was raking in the dough – in 2007, he earned $497,175 from the crazy custom car show. The very next year, after the show was canceled, he earned a decidedly un-Hollywoodesque ...

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    SEMA 2010: Ford showcases Explorers customized for a variety of lifestyles
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    Custom 2011 Ford Explorers at SEMA - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ford is quite eager to show off the versatility of its all-new 2011 Explorer, so naturally, the automaker has decided to bring a trio of tuned examples to Las Vegas for the 2010 SEMA show. The Blue Oval handed out keys ...

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    Ford unhinges rest of its Explorer-filled, SEMA-bound toybox
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    Galpin Auto Sports Explorer – Click above for high-res image gallery of Ford customs to debut at SEMA
    SEMA 2010 is just around the corner and Ford has supplied a number of vehicles to various aftermarket tuning companies ahead of the festivities. The 2011 Ford Explorer is just one of the ...

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    SEMA 2009: Galpin builds custom '69 Mustang right on the show floor
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    Galpin Auto Sports '69 Mustang build - Click above for high-res image gallery
    While those of us in the media walked around the show floor at SEMA looking for the cool, the crazy, and the just plain awesome, there were people doing actual work. Real work. No, we're not talking about the security ...

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    Tricked-Out Treat! Galpin Auto Sports builds Halloween-themed hearse
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    Galpin Auto Sports Halloween-themed Hearse - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We generally don't think of a hearse as a great platform for customizing, but then again, we've never known Galpin Auto Sports to shy away from messing with anything on four wheels. That's why we weren't surprised ...

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    Autoblog visits the Galpin Collection
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Galpin Collection
    In the past few years Galpin Ford has become perhaps the most well-known car dealership in the country. In addition to being the largest Ford dealer in the world, they host MTV's Pimp My Ride at Galpin Auto Sports and even have a dedicated ...

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