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The 200-car Lingenfelter Collection on display this Sunday to benefit breast cancer research

Ken Lingenfelter, the man in charge of GM super tuner Lingenfelter Performance Equipment, has one of the most incredible car collections in the world with some of the most exclusive/rare vehicles in the history of the industry and while Ken’s massive collection isn’t open to the public – it will be available for viewing this Sunday with the proceeds benefitting breast cancer research.


Ken Lingenfelter’s immaculate collection is located in Brighton Michigan and on Sunday October 14th, Ken will open the doors to his sprawling garage that houses some of the most powerful, most unique and most expensive cars built and sold in the last 80 years. While the high performance tuning shop/car builder that wears Ken’s last name is best known for their involvement in General Motors products, his collection extends well beyond GM vehicles. Mind you, a large chunk of the 200 cars in the Lingenfelter Collection are either super rare or ultra high performance GM products (many of which have been tuned by Lingenfelter Performance) but his garage also plays home to vehicles like the Bugatti Veyron (which Ive seen Ken driving around the Metro Detroit area), the 1965 Ford Mustang GT Fastback, the 1970 Plymouth AAR Barracuda, the 2005 Ferrari F575 Super American, the 2009 Nissan GT-R and the 2008 Lamborghini Reventón are just five vehicles that show the scope of his fine taste in high performance vehicles.

Basically, if you can name a high performance car – Ken Lingenfelter probably has one. Or Two. Or Six...teen.

This Sunday will also bring about the formal introduction of some new additions to the Lingenfelter collection including the Lingenfelter COPO Camaro which has turned out a best quarter mile time of 8.64 seconds at 159.12 miles per hour.

This Sunday marks a rare chance for automotive enthusiasts to visit Ken Lingenfelter’s collection in Brighton, as he only opens his doors a few times a year to select groups and best of all – the proceeds of the event will be donated to help fund breast cancer research. Sadly, Ken knows the impacts of this terrible disease personally having lost his sister to breast cancer so he will use his massive collection to help support the cause this weekend. I should point out that admission to view the Lingenfelter collection is free to everyone but donations will be accepted.

The Lingenfelter collection is located at 7819 Lochlin Drive in Brighton Michigan (48116). This open house is a rare chance for automotive enthusiasts to see some of the most exclusive and highest performance vehicles in motoring history. This is also a great chance for gearhead dads to introduce their little gearheads to cars that are so rare that they are likely to never see one anywhere else in the world. The open house this Sunday runs from 12 noon to 5pm.

In case the few cars mentioned above or the chance to help breast cancer research are not reason enough to make a trip to Brighton Michigan, feast your eyes on the complete list of vehicles currently in the Lingenfelter Collection. Seriously – scan through the cars (arranged by year) and look at the combination of classic high performance and modern super-exotics. I’ve taken the liberty of highlighting some of the most impressive cars on the list (of course, in my opinion).

The gallery above on the right has pictures of just five of Ken’s cars and you can see these examples more clearly by clicking any of the thumbnails.

The Lingenfelter Collection:
1938 Chevrolet Street Rod
1939 Chevrolet Custom Coupe
1953 Corvette Supercharged
1954 Corvette (Blue) *
1954 Corvette (Silver)
1955 Chevy Big Window
1955 Corvette
1955 Corvette EX-87 (Mule)
1957 Corvette Convertible
1958 Chevrolet Corvette
1960 Corvette Convertible
1961 Corvette
1963 Corvette
1964 Chevrolet Corvette
1965 Corvette Blue Convertible
1965 Corvette Coupe
1965 Corvette Red Sting Ray Coupe
1965 Ford Mustang GT Fastback
1965 Pontiac GTO
1965 Shelby Cobra
1966 Ford Fairlane
1966 Oldsmobile Toronado
1967 Cadillac Eldorado
1967 Corvette (Nicolas Cage)
1967 Pontiac GTO
1967 Shelby GT500 Fastback
1967 Shelby GT500 Fastback

1968 Chevrolet Corvette
1968 Chevrolet Camaro
1968 Chevrolet Camaro
1968 Chevrolet Camaro (Kustom)
1968 Pontiac Firebird
1968 Pontiac GTO
1969 Chevelle COPO
1969 Chevelle Yenko
1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28
1969 Dodge Hemi Coronet (1/2 Werner)
1969 Oldsmobile 442
1969 Pontiac Firebird
1970 Chevrolet Camaro
1970 Corvette
1970 Dodge Challenger
1970 El Camino
1970 Mercury Cougar
1970 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser
1970 Plymouth AAR Barracuda
1971 Buick Riviera
1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
1971 Chevrolet Nova
1971 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
1972 Buick Skylark GS
1972 Chevrolet Nova
1972 Pontiac Grand Prix
1973 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28
1973 Opel GT
1973 Pontiac Grand AM
1974 Porsche 914
1975 Bricklin Coupe
1976 Corvette Greenwood
1977 Cadillac Seville
1977 Corvette Coupe
1977 Pontiac Le Mans Can Am
1978 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
1978 Pontiac Trans Am (silver)
1979 Pontiac Trans Am (black)*
1979 Pontiac Trans Am
1981 Auburn Boattail
1982 Cadillac Eldorado
1982 Chevrolet Corvette (Daytona)
1982 DeLorean
1984 Bitter SC Coupe
1984 Cadillac Seville
1984 Porsche 928 S
1985 Ferrari 288
1985 Pontiac Fiero
1986 Pontiac Grand Prix
1987 Buick GNX
1987 Porsche 911 Turbo "Slant Nose"
1988 Pontiac Firebird
1988 Porsche 959 (Canepa)
1989 Porsche 944 Turbo S
1990 Cadillac Allante
1990 Corvette Marlboro/Penske
1990 Ferrari F40
1991 Acura NSX
1991 BMW 8 Series
1991 Chevrolet Corvette
1991 Chevrolet Corvette
1991 Chevrolet Corvette
1991 Chevrolet Corvette
1991 GMC Syclone Pick up
1992 Chevrolet Camaro
1992 Porsche 968
1993 Chevrolet Corvette
1994 Pontiac Firebird
1995 Corvette Guildstrand
1996 Chevrolet Corvette Gran Sport
1996 Chevrolet Impala
1996 Vector M-12 Coupe
1997 Firebird (Lingenfelter/Hurst)
1998 Chevrolet Camaro Custom Drag
1998 Corvette "Inky Blue" Callaway
1998 Corvette Coupe
1998 Corvette Coupe C12 (Callaway)
1998 Pontiac Firebird TransAm
1999 Chevrolet Corvette
1999 Chevrolet Corvette
1999 Shelby Series I
2000 Chevrolet Corvette
2000 Chevrolet Corvette (Callaway C12)
2000 Corvette
2000 Ford Mustang Cobra "R"
2000 Plymouth Prowler
2001 Audi A6
2001 Audi S4 Quattro
2001 BMW Z3 M Coupe
2001 BMW Z8
2002 Chevrolet Camaro
2002 Porsche 911 Turbo
2003 Corvette CRC
2003 Corvette Z06 (CRC)
2003 Ferrari Enzo
2004 Cadillac Escalade (California)
2004 Chevrolet Silverado SS
2004 Chevrolet SSR Pickup
2004 Corvette (CRC)
2004 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet
2005 Bentley Continental
2005 BMW 645i
2005 Cadillac Escalade (Mikes)
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche
2005 Chrysler Town & Country
2005 Corvette Specter Group 6
2005 Ferrari F575 Super American
2005 Ford GT Coupe
2005 Maserati
2005 Porsche Carrera GT
2006 Cadillac XLR-V
2006 Corvette Coupe (Lingenfelter)
2006 Corvette Coupe Z06 (Specter)

2006 Chevrolet Corvette
2006 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder
2006 Maserati M138
2006 Nissan 350Z
2006 Pontiac GTO
2006 Pontiac Lingenfelter GTO
2006 Porsche Cayman
2006 Rolls Royce Phantom
2006 Saleen S7 Coupe

2007 Audi A4
2007 Audi A4
2007 Audi A4
2007 Audi RS4 Quattro
2007 Bugatti Veyron
2007 Cadillac CTSV
2007 Cadillac Escalade (Dennis')
2007 Corvette LS2 E Force
2007 Corvette (Callaway)
2007 Corvette C16 Speedster (Callaway)
2007 Corvette Pratt-Miller
2007 Dodge Charger Funny Car
2007 Ford Mustang
2007 Ford Shelby GT
2007 Maserati Quattroporte
2007 Mustang Hertz
2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer
2008 Ferrari F430 Scuderia
2008 Lamborghini Gallardo (Superleggera)
2008 Lamborghini Reventón

2008 Maserati Alfa Romeo
2008 Porsche Cayenne
2009 Cadillac CTSV
2009 Chevrolet Corvette
2009 Dodge Challenger
2009 Ferrari 430 Scuderia M-16
2009 Nissan GT-R

2009 Pontiac Solstice
2010 Bentley SuperSport
2010 Cadillac Escalade
2010 Chevrolet Camaro
2010 Chevrolet Camaro (black on black)
2010 Chevrolet Camaro (black)
2010 Chevrolet Camaro (black)
2010 Chevrolet Camaro (black)
2010 Chevrolet Camaro (black/orange)
2010 Chevrolet Camaro (gray)
2010 Chevrolet Camaro (Retro)
2010 Chevrolet Camaro (red jewel)
2010 Chevrolet Camaro (red jewel)
2010 Chevrolet Camaro (red)
2010 Chevrolet Camaro (silver ice)
2010 Chevrolet Camaro (Formula Car)
2010 Chevrolet Camaro (white LTA)
2010 Chevrolet Camaro Yellow
2010 Chevrolet Camaro
2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
2010 Ford Shelby Mustang
2011 Cadillac CTSV
2011 Chevrolet Camaro
2011 Chevrolet Camaro
2011 Chevrolet Camaro
2011 Ferrari 599 GTO

Yeah…it’s amazing. Clearly worth the drive to Brighton Michigan on Sunday. Don’t miss out!