Why Run A Flathead Or Small-Block When You Could Run A Maserati Quattroporte V8?SMuch as we all love the ol' iconic Model T or A Ford with small-block V8 and primer paint, the landscape at Billetproof is so dominated by such machines- seemingly acres of 'em- that it takes something really wild to make passersby stagger back in slack-jawed awe. This is such a car. In addition to the 300-horsepower, quad-carb DOHC V8 (and Torqueflite-based automatic) out of an '81 Maserati Quattroporte, this Ford has a handcrafted independent front suspension (the coolest parts of which, unfortunately, we were unable to photograph).