Backyard Lambo Of The Day: Cadillac Northstar-Powered Diablo

If you're going to put a Detroit V8 with FWD transaxle amidships in your Fauxborghini and for some reason the Olds Toronado 425 (or even the 500-cube powerplant from a 1970 Eldorado) doesn't do it for you, how about the readily available Cadillac Northstar? That's what we've got here, and it can be yours for just… » 12/05/08 5:00pm 12/05/08 5:00pm

Backyard Lambo Of The Day: Hawaiian Diablo With Big-Block Chevy Power

The Turbo Buick-powered Fauxborghini Diablo we saw yesterday looked pretty quick, but only 400 horsepower? The real thing came with more like 500 horses, so we had to find a Fauxborghini that could beat that figure. Sure enough, here's this tube-frame brute that gets 600 fuel-injected horsepower (or maybe that's bull » 12/04/08 12:30pm 12/04/08 12:30pm

Project Car Hell, Ferrari Versus Lamborghini: The Rematch

Taking care of recent Hell Project business first, the Bentley roared- or, rather, was towed- right past the Rolls in our most recent Choose Your Eternity poll, winning in a 75/25 landslide. Those cars were all right, but where's the eternal torment when you can simply walk away from your hopeless project after… » 6/16/08 5:00pm 6/16/08 5:00pm