When gasser style cars started appearing at drag strips in the late 50s, they were like nothing anyone had ever seen. They were stripped down hot rods with big engines, wild paint jobs and a weird stance—thanks to the straight front axles that were installed up front to improve traction off the line.
Before somebody put the Sport in Sport Utility, there was only Utility. Today's 502-powered Nice Price or Crack Pipe '66 Suburban sports a 502 with a claimed 700 hp. That may make may make you a sports fan, but will its price as well?
Don McLean famously sang about driving his Chevy to the levee, where sadly he discovered they couldn't serve booze. If he had been driving today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe hot rod Step Van he could have been drinking whiskey and rye in no time, but may have found its price to be too much dough for his American Pie.
Sure, it's Maximum El Camino Day, but we mustn't forget that the classic El Caminos of the '64-72 Musclecar Era were Chevelles with truck beds. Here's an ad for the '70 Chevelle SS 396, which wisely doesn't make any references to the 396's LS6 big brother. Hey, maybe the G8amino will have hood pins as a factory option!