One-point-twenty-one gigawatts may make a Delorean go back to the future, but with 570 horses today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Buick powered edition will make you want to stay firmly in the present. That is, if its price is past perfect.
Introduced in late 1975 as the US member of GM’s global T-platform, the Chevy Chevette was for a time the lightest production car built in America. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Chevette is somewhat more hefty owing to its Buick mill, but will that addition ensure its price fits to a T?
If we ever get around to doing an Ultimate Engine Survivors list (to accompany the Survivor Cars list), this engine will surely be near the top. 47 years and counting!
When a car sits in the Jalopnik Fantasy Garage, and it has a 3-digit odometer reading at age 22… well, you figure the price might be pretty steep. But this steep?
We never see enough British cars in the 24 Hours Of LeMons, so getting two TR7s, a V12 Jag, and a Chevy-powered Jag on the track at the same time really made our weekend.
Just to show that not all Fauxborghinis are Fieroborghinis, we've got another tube-frame, turbo Buick V6-powered machine, from way up north in Alberta. The engine has a claimed 400 horses, feeding a modified Audi transaxle… but, sadly, it appears that only two of the wheels are being driven. We can't help but think…