The AMC Eagle may not have been the first 4x4 car, but it was one of the first to popularize the layout. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Corvette-powered Eagle wagon is even more four by four, but is its price too much by far?
For 1998 Pontiac gave the Trans Am a facelift and put the previously Corvette only LS1 engine under the hood. The result was an aggressively styled muscle car with the looks and power to make traffic lights fall from the sky—at least that is the story Pontiac was selling.
Volvo wagons aren't exactly the first vehicle that comes to mind when you think about a performance car, but this is no ordinary Volvo wagon. Underneath the hood of this 1997 Volvo V90 is the LS1 V8 from a 2004 Pontiac GTO.
A Camaro enthusiast over at LS2forums had a problem: his LS1 engine didn't quite fit under the hood of his normally-aspirated LT1 fourth-gen Camaro. How he solved the problem is explained clearly in a Reddit-style rage comic above.
The Datsun Z-car and LS1 engine go together like maple syrup and waffles, however unknowable build quality can make buying one a sticky situation. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Canadian Z is claimed to be mint, but does its price require owning one?
There's an alchemy to engine swaps of massive big-blocks into the chests of small cars with a minimum of sheet metal alterations. This Corvette-powered Geo Tracker may not turn lead to gold, but it can make rubber smoke.
According to Chevrolet, If America had never invented Rock and Roll we would live in a white washed world full of BMW Isettas. Instead, in 1993, we lived in a world of Jimi Hendrix, redesigned Camaros and spontaneous young Americans.
America is many things: Freedom. Food. Quality. The freedom to eat food lacking in quality. And Cadillacs. I took a 556-hp, rear-wheel-drive Cadillac into fast-food America, stuffing myself silly in search of truth and excess. This is what I found.