#99 car a symbol of new life for the company
The legend lives with the first of the incredibly accurate new series, adorned with a gloss black finish, titanium racing stripes, and serial number “HM 2001.” Its racing number, 99, signifies a rebirth of the Hurricane (the original Hurricane factory-owned car was adorned with the racing number 98). Hurricane 99 is now the flagship of the new Hurricane Motorsports, which was purchased by Scranton Manufacturing Co. of Scranton, Iowa, late last year. Features of the newly reengineered Hurricane include floor-mounted foot pedals, white gel-coat foot boxes in the engine compartment, and a riveted hood scoop.LONDON, OHIO – Hurricane Motorsports unveiled its newly reengineered Hurricane 427 Roadster to hundreds of enthusiasts attending the 2010 London Cobra Show. Classic sports car fans praised the Roadster’s new features and accuracy, which is designed to be even more “original” than the first generation of Hurricanes. The 427 is touted as being the most complete, accurate, and thrilling replica since the legendary Le Mans-winning models of the early 1960’s, which became the most sought-after American muscle cars in history.