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2015 SEMA Show Recap | Autoblog Minute

We take a trip to Las Vegas for a preview of the 2015 SEMA Show, the trade show for automotive aftermarket professionals and enthusiasts. Autoblog's Eddie Sabatini reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute, with commentary from Senior editor, Greg Migliore.

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Acura reveals Ludacris' restored Legend, Galpin ILX at SEMA

Acura is rolling in to SEMA this year with a restored '93 Legend for Ludacris, an ILX by Galpin, another accessorized ILX, and a blue NSX.

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Ford creates F-150 Sandcat to promote Halo 5: Guardians

Ford, Galpin Auto Sports, Xbox, and 343 Industries team up to turn an F-150 into a one-off Sandcat battle truck, designed to celebrate the launch of Halo 5: Guardians.

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Henrik Fisker presents 'Thunderbolt,' a take on the Aston V12 Vanquish

Henrik Fisker is making his unofficial return to styling Aston Martins with the Thunderbolt debuting at the 2015 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Crafting a new carbon fiber body for the Vanquish, Fisker opts to refine the coupe's styling rather than overhaul it.

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Galpin and Henrik Fisker to unveil 'Ultimate American Muscle Car' in LA

When Henrik Fisker appeared on the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show presentation schedule with back-to-back debuts with Galpin Auto Sports and Galpin Motors, we were rather intrigued. Especially when rumors suggested that the project with GAS would be the "Ultimate American Muscle Car."

Fisker and Galpin Auto Sport to introduce 'Ultimate American Muscle Car' in LA

Henrik FIsker is stepping back onto the stage at a major auto show. We just aren't exactly sure what he's doing there yet.

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Ford readying dozen+ Mustang models for SEMA

Ford is unsurprisingly bringing a herd of its new 2015 Mus

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2015 Galpin Ford GTR1

1,058 Horsepower, Yours For $1 Million

Last year in Monterey, we met GTR1 for the first time. Galpin Auto Sports pulled the wraps off its Ford GT-based supercar, powered by a twin-turbocharged 5.4-liter V8 good for a whopping 1,024 horsepower and 739 pound-feet of torque. The thing was totally custom-made and reportedly took some 1

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Galpin Ford GTR1 supercar debuts in Monterey

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

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Galpin announces plans for Ford GT-inspired supercar

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 a body hewn from either aluminum or carbon

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Galpin widebody Mustang ready for its charity auction at Barrett-Jackson

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 August. At the time, this ponycar

Galpin Auto Sports building widebody Mustang that will sell for charity at Barrett-Jackson

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.

Xzibit broke, needs someone to pimp his checking account?

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 $67,510... an income drop of nearly

SEMA 2010: Ford showcases Explorers customized for a variety of lifestyles

Custom 2011 Ford Explorers at SEMA - Click above for high-res image gallery

Ford unhinges rest of its Explorer-filled, SEMA-bound toybox

Galpin Auto Sports Explorer – Click above for high-res image gallery of Ford customs to debut at SEMA

AutoblogGreen Podcast #16 - Pimp My Ride's Beau Boeckmann

We're back for AutoblogGreen Podcast #16. In this installment, Sebastian updates us on some of the really amazing things he saw while at EVS23 in Anaheim. Speaking of really cool stuff, our interview this time is with Beau Boeckmann of Galpin Autosports. Sebastian and Beau talk in depth about the crazyawesomelywild hybrid F450 that was done up for Pimp My Ride, while Sam got to see the Chevy Volt showing a little leg on a recent Dan Roth