Buick V6-Powered TR7 Gets Ready For LeMons Action!S


I felt certain that Team Black Metal V8olvo would have the only car at the Altamont with a ridiculous engine swap... but I thought wrong! Scratchy Bottom Racing has outdone the Lunacy Factor of our Ford 302-powered Volvo 244 by grabbing a $149 1976 Triumph TR7 and stuffing the 231-cube Buick V6 out of a '77 Pontiac Ventura into its engine compartment. The important question here (other than "can a Triumph survive being one of 90 cars on a one-mile road course?") is whether the influence of the Prince of Darkness can ever be completely expunged from a Malaise Era British Leyland machine. [Scratchy Bottom Racing]