Why Kit Cars Have A Bad Reputation: The Front-Engine Countach

Close the drapes and be certain young children are not in the room, for this is horror on an entirely inconceivable scale. The utter malice exhibited through this monstrosity should be punishable. We believe this was once a Fox-body Mustang; what it is now is a horrifying interpretation of a Lamborghini Countach (kind… » 10/28/08 2:00pm 10/28/08 2:00pm

Progressive Automotive X Prize Mustang Claims 400 HP, 110 MPG; We Claim…

Doug Pelmear is claiming his '87 Stang is good for 400 HP and a 3 second 0-60 MPH time, all while returning a 110 MPGe figure. MPGe? Yeah, that's miles per gallon equivalent; because he's using E85 ethanol, that figure might be about 80 real miles per gasoline gallon. So, is Doug one of those garage tinkerers who… » 7/07/08 4:20pm 7/07/08 4:20pm