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At Classic Car Studio, an A to Z automotive shop in St. Louis, owner Noah Alexander and his team specialize in full restorations and custom builds for clients who want their rides fast and furious. "Speed Is the New Black" takes viewers inside the facility to see how beloved cars like a 1962 Corvette, a 1990 Porsche 911 and a 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 -- and everything in between -- are revived for the open road. Spurred by Noah's intricate creative vision and wholesome Midwestern personality, Classic Car Studio willingly takes on any daunting task to deliver custom pieces of auto art.

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Noah challenges the team to turn a 1969 Chevelle into a fierce speed demon that will win as many car shows as it will attract speeding tickets.
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With new demands from their client, Classic Car Studios fights to finish their 1971 Chevelle reinvention from classic muscle to modern day super car.
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More than 40 years since totaling a 1971 Chevelle a new client is ready to rebuild his first dream car; starting from a bare frame, the crew begins the process of giving this Chevelle a new life, one that will turn heads at shows, and on the road.
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A lover of small cars and fast speeds has Noah and the team rebuild her 1972 Mini so she can race her boyfriend and enjoy zippy rides on country drives; a massive horsepower upgrade makes this Mini one huge beast.
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A doctor in need of a fun ride when not in the operating room asks Noah to take his Chevy SSR and turn it into a mean, yet classy freak on wheels; the team reimagines this truck/convertible mash-up and transforms it.
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A new client longs for her high school glory days and tasks Classic Car Studio with restoring her 1965 Cadillac El Dorado to its original 1960s style while adding much needed modern technology.
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Noah and his crew decide to transform their clunker of a shop truck into a piece of rolling art, making it worthy of participating in the Hot Rod Power Tour; a pilot longs to get his aviation-inspired Bel Air ready for take-off.
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When a military veteran and retiring firefighter pitches Noah on his dream race truck, the shop rallies around the build and turns this '70s pickup into an autocross bomb.
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Noah is excited to take on a Triumph TR3, but his guys don't share his same love for the British racer; Noah pushes for some hot upgrades to the shop truck.
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Noah has his hands full modifying a 1957 Chevy Bel Air for a married couple with two separate visions; a mystery client has high demands for turning a 1969 Camaro into a luxury ride.
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A good customer brings a troubled 1965 Ford Mustang into the shop; Noah and the crew attempt to restore life to a 1965 Cobra that is not running.
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The crew is challenged to bring a perfectly running, near-flawless Porsche and a new Cadillac CTS-V to the next level.
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A hockey-mad family wants their '57 Nomad to be a mighty ride for everyday use and full-throttle track days; a father and son restyle their 1967 Mustang.
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Classic Car Studios gives a 1953 Chevy truck a custom restyling to make a couple's road trip dream car; an old client returns with some loud demands.
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Lead fabricator Scott is allowed to cut loose on a 1962 Chrysler 300, resulting in an aviation-themed hot rod that looks nothing like grandpa's old grocery getter.
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Noah challenges the crew to transform a 1953 Ford F-100 from a rusted farmland hauler into a custom racer.
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A running and restored 1962 Corvette is chopped and dropped as Noah and team set out to retain the natural beauty of the vehicle while amplifying its performance specs to compete with modern racers.
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A rock star client calls on Noah to give a Ford Model A some heavy metal attitude; this old school ride gets some new school hot rod edge as the team works to turn this into rock and roll on wheels.

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