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Launch of the Official Mustang Club Lebanon!

A.N.Boukather launched the official Ford Mustang Club Lebanon in the upcoming Ford Flagship on Jal El Dib Sea Side Road.

More than 120 Ford Mustang cars invaded the road from Dbayeh to the event’s venue creating a parade that can’t pass unnoticed!

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With more than 300 attendees, from owners, VIP guests, Media and Ford Mustang fans, the 55 years of the undeniable Pony Legacy was celebrated with a wide collection of classic, modern and tuned up Mustang cars that people voted for.

With the support of A.N.Boukather, the club president Nabil Moustafa announced its regulations, plans and events, further to the warm welcome of A.N.Boukather’s CEO Anthony Boukather who confirmed the company’s strong support of the official Club with Large After Sales incentives and support  , reinforced by the presence and promising words of Ford Middle East Regional Manager Bilal Jabak.

Within a unique atmosphere, surprises, dances, music, F&B and the signature roars of hundreds of Mustang beauties, the Mustang nation proved to be the benchmark of automotive clubs in Lebanon.

All Mustang owners are invited to register, follow the Instagram and Facebook Accounts of the Official Mustang Club and join the club while enjoying their own groups and current divisions.

Year after year, A.N.Boukather continues to grow closer to the Lebanese community creating unforgettable experiences with their clients. With it being the official distributor of Ford in Lebanon, the brand is definitely set to achieve what it speaks; and that is to “Go Further”.

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CYBER BULLET

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Photos By K8 Car Photography
Video By Roy Hanna’s Action Crew

Make : Chevrolet
Model : Camaro SS
Year : 2010

Owner : Pierre Nercessian
Country : Lebanon
Customized by : House of Tuners

Winner of Lebanon Motorsport and Tuning Show 2016 Best Tuned Car.

Exterior

  • MPD 1 Z Force Ram Air Hood
  • Vdi Vertical Doors Kit
  • Dj Grilles Phantom Style Upper & Lower Grilles
  • Seibon Carbon Fiber Front Lip
  • Gm Side Skirts
  • Acs Front Bumper Vents
  • 3D Carbon Front Fender Vents
  • Xenon Rear Side Scoops
  • Anvil Carbon Fiber Rear Spoiler
  • Havoc Rear Diffuser
  • Custom Fuel Door
  • Custom Roof Fin Antenna

Tires and Alloys

  • 22’’ Giovanna Killis Rims
  • Pirelli P Zero Nero GT Front 265/30/22 – Rear 315/25/22

Lighting Upgrades

  • After Burner Custom Tail Lights
  • Oracle  Custom Concept Led Side Markers
  • Oracle Custom Color Shifting 2 0 Head Light Halos
  • Illuminated Custom Rear Bowtie
  • Oracle High Intensity Reverse Lights
  • Custom Illuminated Front Grille, Under Doors & Side Fender Vents

Performance Upgrades

  • Tvs 2300  Magnuson Supercharger
  • Upgraded Supercharger Pulley Kit
  • Upgraded High Flow Fuel Rails
  • 3 Bar Map Sensor
  • Hennessey Cold Air Intake
  • Injector Dynamics 1025 cc Injectors Kit
  • Custom Stage 3 Ported Cylinder Heads
  • Upgraded 1000 Hp Valve Terrain Kit With Dod Delete
  • Custom Stage 1C Camshaft Package
  • Zl1  Fuel Pump Upgrade & Custom Adm Fuel Pump Module
  • Snow Performance Methanol Kit
  • Custom Transmission Cooling Kit
  • American Racing Competition Headers
  • Corsa Full Catback Exhaust
  • Custom Engine And Transmission Tunes
  • Rx Oil Catch Can
  • Custom Idler Pulley
  • Msd Spark Plug Wiring Kit
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Engine Bay Upgrades

  • Custom Illuminated Color Shifting Engine Cover
  • Billet Custom Aluminum Radiator Cap
  • Billet Custom Brake Fluid Reservoir Cap
  • Billet Custom Positive Battery Terminal Cap
  • Billet Custom Abs Module Cap
  • Billet Custom Engine Oil Cap
  • Billet Custom Oil Dip Stick Cover
  • Billet Custom Washer Fluid Reservoir Relocation Kit
  • Billet Custom Ecm Module Cover
  • Billet Custom Hood Piston Cover
  • Billet Custom Fuse Box Connections Cover
  • Billet Custom Full Red Hoses Kit
  • Billet Custom Methanol Reservoir Cap
  • Custom Laser Etched Stainless Car ID Badge

Suspension And Brakes Upgrades

  • Airlift Performance V2 Air Lift Suspension Kit
  • Eibach Sway Bars
  • Zl1 Brake Rotors
  • Brembo 8-Piston Front & 4-Piston Rear Brake Calipers Kit
  • Custom Hydro Dipped Strut Tower Brace

Interior Modifications

  • Grant Custom Steering Wheel
  • Recaro Gm Sports Seats
  • Hurst Shifter Plate & Defender Worx Pistol Grip Shifter Handle
  • Defender Worx E-Brake Cover
  • Custom Illuminated Door Sills
  • Custom Door Kick Plates
  • Custom Aluminum Paddle Shifters
  • Custom Illuminated Dash And Foot Well
  • A Pillar Dual Pod Pillar With evo Afr & Boost Gauges
  • Custom Stitched Floor Matts
  • Scosche Touch Color Screen Dash Kit
  • Custom Painted Interior Dash Trim
  • Custom Hydro Dipped Fire Extinguisher
  • Custom Chrome Knobs Covers
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I.C.E.

  • Pioneer Double Din Led Touch Color Screen Radio
  • Sound Stream 80W Tweeters
  • Sound Stream 400W Front Kevlar Cone Speakers
  • Sound Stream 300W Rear Kevlar Oval Speakers
  • Sound Stream 4000W Twin 12” Subwoofers
  • Sound Stream 4000W Twin Mono Amplifiers
  • Sound Stream 1600W 4 Channel Amplifier
  • Sound Stream 15 Farad Digital Capacitor
  • Stinger Gold Plated Jacks
  • Shuriken 80amp Battery
  • Raptor Wiring 0 Gauge
  • Wifi Obd 2 Module
  • Mobile Mirror Link
  • Custom Design Audio & Illuminated Laser Etched Plexi
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Muscle Cars

1967 Pontiac GTO “The Goat”

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Photos By K8 Car Photography

Make : Pontiac
Model : GTO
Year : 1967

Owner : Mazen Nasr Eldine
Country : Lebanon
Member of : Mafia Car Club

Winner of the Best American Retro Muscle Car at Lebanon Motorsport and Tuning Show 2016

The Pontiac GTO is an automobile that was built by Pontiac in generations from 1964 to 1974 model years, and re-appeared again from 2004-2006 by GM’s subsidiary Holden in Australia.

For the 1964 and 1965 model years, the GTO was an optional package. The GTO became its own model from 1966 to 1971. It became an option package again for the 1972 and 1973 intermediate Le Mans.

The Goat as Muscle car fans like to call it, marked the debuted of the Muscle Cars Era in USA in 1964 despite the fact that several fast V8 vehicles were built by other manufacturer since the 1930’s however the GTO had a new distinguished character defining what muscle cars stand for: “attitude” — a bigger V8, hood scoops (phony ones), the rumble of dual exhausts, a Hurst shifter, racy trim and so much more.

To give you a piece of history why it was called “The Goat”, it all starts with the acronym GTO, which stands for Gran Turismo Omologato. The GTO naming was taken from the Ferrari 250 GTO.

The meaning of the letters GTO denotes that this car is eligible to be entered in races like the LeMans and stock car races. This translation leaves little doubt that the Pontiac GTO was created with racing in mind. Surprisingly, the GTO was the idea of a GM advertising agency executive and John DeLorean, one time Pontiac chief engineer and later an automaker himself.

Afterwards and since the Americans have a history of shortening the names of cars with multiple syllables, this likely has influenced the nickname of this Pontiac brand and so the name “Goat” was born. “The Goat” is catchy, easy to remember and was essentially born out of convenience.

The 1967 GTO was built in three different models. There was the 2-door coupe, the two-door hardtop and the 2-door convertible.

Engine

  • Big Block Chevy 454 Ci (7.4L) Engine Swap

Exhaust

  • 2.5” Exhaust Pipe

Exterior

  • Black Paint

Interior

  • Original Black Interior

Suspension and Brakes

  • Front and Rear 2” Lowered Springs
  • 4-piston 11” Disc Brakes

Wheels

  • 19 x 9.5 Rear
  • 19 x 8 Front
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1978 Camaro Z/28

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Photos By K8 Car Photography

Make : Chevrolet
Model : Camaro Z/28
Year : 1978

Owner : Wadih el Marj
Country : Lebanon
Member of : EL Mafia

When you talk about muscle cars the first name that pops into your head is Camaro then you fill in the blank whether RS/SS/Z-28…

Wadih el Marj himself owner of several muscle cars including 1979 Trans AM and this amazing Camaro Z/28 takes pride in owning this specific machine as it is almost brand new, the paint job is still factory white paint and the interior is bright white leather making this iconic beast deserving the name Snow-white Brutal.

For those of you that are new in the muscle car universe, this baby is a second generation Camaro.

GM introduced for the first time the Camaro in 1966 and lasted till 1969 as first generation, the second generation began in 1970-1981 followed by 3rd, 4th, 5th and nowadays the 6th generation is roaming our streets.

The 2nd generation 1978 Camaro Z/28s has a non-functional hood scoop with outlining decals and featured a 350 cu in (5.7 L) V8 with a four-barrel Quadrajet carburetor that produced 185 hp (138 kW; 188 PS) and 280 lb·ft (380 N·m) of torque coupled to either a 4-speed manual or a TH-350 3-speed automatic.

Another first for 1978 was the introduction of T-Tops option on the Z/28 similar to Wadih’s Camaro.

Also available models included the base Sport Coupe, Type LT, Z28, and the return of the Rally Sport. The Rally Sport (not badged RS as in previous years) featured a standard two-tone paint treatment.

SPECS:

  • Engine: 6-Cylinder 350 ci
  • Turbo Hydromantic Transmission TH 350
  • Snow White Brutal Z/28
  • 175 Horsepower
  • 280 Nm Torque
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1970 Cuda Vitamin C

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Photos By K8 Car Photography

Make : Playmouth
Model : Cuda
Year : 1970

Owner : Abdullah Hakim
Country : Saudi Arabia
Member of : El Mafia

The muscle cars era defined from 1964-1974 has produced so many powerful and iconic Classic American Sports cars which are known today as Classic Muscle Cars. The competition was severe between the giant automotive manufacturers that created a battle between Mopar and non Mopar.

This time we have selected one of the most legendary Moparian cars ever built which is the 1970 Plymouth Cuda owned by Abdullah Hakim member of El Mafia Group muscle cars.

Here’s a brief history about the progress of Playmouth Barracuda Muscle Cars throughout the years:

The Plymouth Barracuda is a two-door car that was manufactured by Plymouth from the 1964 to 1974 model years.

The first-generation Barracuda, a fastback A-body coupe based on the Plymouth Valiant, had distinctive wraparound back glass and was available from 1964 to 1966.

The second-generation 1967 to 1969 Barracuda, though still Valiant-based, was heavily redesigned. Second-generation A-body cars were available in fastback, notchback, and convertible versions.

The 1970 to 1974 E-body Barracuda, no longer Valiant-based, was available as a coupe and a convertible, both of which were very different from the previous models. The final model year for the Barracuda was 1974.

Three versions were offered for 1970 and 1971: the base Barracuda (BH), the luxury oriented Gran Coupe (BP), and the sport model ‘Cuda (BS).

So how was the name Cuda born and is it a shortened name for Barracuda?

“Cuda is not slang for Barracuda”. Pre-1970 there was not a Cuda option it was just a nickname. The Cuda term was coined on the street, similar to the “Goat” for GTO’s, and the factory tuned in quickly and made it an option for 69. Also for 69, both the Barracuda and Cuda shared the same first two digits of the VIN with the Model and Price Line “BH” with B for Barracuda and H for High for both Barracuda and Cuda.

1970 brought the introduction of the third generation E-body Barracuda and first generation Challenger. The Cuda option continued with the VIN changing to “BS” (B for Barracuda and S for Special). The option remained until the demise of the model in 1974. On the other hand the Challenger R/T with VIN prefix “JS” with J for Challenger and S for Special ended with the 1971 model year.

“Cuda” is a performance package on a Barracuda as Trans-Am is to a Firebird or S.S. is to a Camaro or GT. is to a Mustang or RT. is to a Challenger.

SPECS:

  • Engine: 6-cylinder 383 ci with Four-Barrel Carburetor and Dual Exhaust
  • Transmission: 727 TorqueFlite
  • Rear-End Differential
  • Posi Transaction 3.55 Gears
  • Hot Orange Twist Cuda
  • 330 Horsepower
  • 380 Nm Torque
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Gotta Get Yer Vitamin C, its what gets ya going!

Abdullah Hakim

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1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

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Make : Ford
Model : Mustang Mach I
Year : 1969

Owner : Bassam Salman
Country : Lebanon

Let’s start with the basic, “Ford” a well-known American Auto Maker, add to it the word “Mustang” and you just stepped to a whole new level, now The term ‘Mach 1‘which is a scientific term used to describe the speed of sound. Now try to combine “Ford” “Mustang” “Mach1” and you will get an American muscle car with performance beyond compare from back in 1969. During that era, Mustang buyers had a lot to choose. Starting with the regular base Mustang, GT version, Mach package, GT350 Shelby car, GT500 also Shelby, Boss 302 all the way up to the Boss 429. In this case we are looking at 69 Mach 1.

The Ford Mustang 1969 production reach 299,824 units out of which 72,458 were Mach 1.

As for the ‘thing’ under the hood, there are several options for the 1969 Mustang: 351 cu in (5.8 L) Windsor-tall deck V8, 351 cu in (5.8 L) Cleveland Ford 335 engine V8, 390 cu in (6.4 L) V8 and 428 cu in (7.0 L) CJ/SCJ V8.

The 428 cubic inch Cobra Jet engine is very similar to the Police Interceptor 428. The combination of the Super Cobra Jet pack and the style of the Mach 1 really end up to an unbelievable car.

As for our engine, this Mach I is powered by a 351 ci 4V V-8 producing 290 hp with a 3 speeds automatic transmission special police interceptor.

Color is grabber blue, not the standard paint color for the 1969; it was created especially for police vehicle however it was added to the 1970 production.

The Mach1 replace the GT as the premier performance Mustang, it was based on the Sports Roof and came with a long list of features. The hood was painted flat black along with a similarly nonfunctional hood scoop, reflective side and rear stripes were coordinated to complement the body color. Adding to the racer image were the NASCAR hood pin latches, a deletable option Chrome styled steel wheels and a chrome pop-open gas cap among others.

The Mach I package was again released in 2003-2004 on the new style Ford Mustang after it went out of production back in 1978, the Mach I remains an icon of performance look upgrades for the all-powerful Ford Mustang.

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Some muscle cars are all about speed, others are all about style. This 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 has both.

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1000+ HP Camaro Beat That, Winner of Best American Retro Muscle Car 2015

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Make : General Motors
Model : Camaro SS
Year :1968

Owner : Camille Wanna
Country : Lebanon

This 1968 RS/SS black Camaro is far beyond impressive when it comes to the engine powering this beast; a GM crate motor high compression EFI 572 R cu inch rated at 720 hp coupled with 930 Nm of torque at 4500 RPM, two stages NITROS of 300/500hp, automatic 400 transmission 4500 stall converter with a trans brake, 9 inch Ford deferential and a set of 513 gears reaching more than 1200HP.

Zooming out for the engine bay, it is even more striking than the engine itself with carbon fiber plates all around, shiny chrome parts and gadgets guaranteed to blow your mind.

Moving beyond the beating heart of this monster, the body and interior are even more remarkable with a custom made hood scoop that tells you not to mess with this machine and giving you a true feeling of what’s under the hood, in addition to the rear wing, dual double exhaust tips, and white stripes.

If this doesn’t give you the feeling of a dragster, we are keen that the huge rear tires will say it all, as this Camaro comes equipped with an outrageous rear view that will leave you speechless while looking at the ET Street Pro drag slick tires of size 33×18.5×15 on lightweight SS deep dish alloys.

Inside the cockpit is a whole different story only Jet pilots will know what I’m talking about, fully enforced with Carbon Fiber plates, roll caging front and rear and set up with racing seats for ultimate safety, sitting inside a Camaro has never been so exciting.

Looking at the dashboard and panels, you will see custom-made instruments, gauges and buttons all around not to forget the racing gear stick.

All of this and more made an impression on the judges and visitors of the Lebanon Motorsport and Tuning Show 2015 and truly earned the title of “BEST AMERICAN RETRO MUSCLE CAR 2015”.

This 1968 Camaro is a true impersonation of the saying “seeing is believing”.

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