PCH, Maximum Cartruck Edition: Dragamino or Mark VIIchero?


As most of you know by now, the Shorty Chopped Corvair was judged to be cooler/more hellish than the T-Bird-esque Auto Union 1000SP by the voters in Friday's Choose Your Eternity poll. With all the G8amino excitement today, we're going to turn away from two-strokers and groovy customs and get straight to some… » 3/17/08 5:15pm 3/17/08 5:15pm

What's Your Favorite Example of Caminoization?

DAFamino. Ladamino. Continentalero. Cubepage. For years now, we've had a disturbing obsession healthy fascination for cars with truck beds, be they factory models or duct-tape-and-Pabst backyard jobs. So, in honor of the newly-revealed Pontiac G8 El Camino and today's El Camino craziness, we've gone and put together a… » 3/17/08 4:30pm 3/17/08 4:30pm

Buick Halfmaster-amino Is A Whole Lot Of Awesome

Those hosers up at Dave's Farm sure are professional hoons. And they're not too bad at doing good ol' fashioned backwoods engineering too. Check out this creation: The Buick Halfmaster. It's a '90s Buick Roadmaster with a severely shortened wheelbase that's been converted to an open-air 'amino. Now, you might question… » 3/17/08 3:15pm 3/17/08 3:15pm

Rollsachero, Or, How To Put Grey Poupon On Your Hot Dog

We have covered the Rolls Royce that knows how to party before, but on this Maximum El Camino Day we have a new argument for naming it, and much better pictures. Though Rolls' are pretty cars with a lovely pedigree that leak oil on your garage floor, picking one from another in the malaise era is tough, so we're just… » 3/17/08 2:45pm 3/17/08 2:45pm

Big-Block 1967 Chevrolet El Camino Higher Than Just 5280 Feet


Once again, Denver's own Kitt has found an interesting vehicle parked on the streets of her city, and had camera in hand to capture it for use. Now, this might actually be a "big-block" El Camino (with a 267 or 305 or even a six-banger under the hood0, but then you figure there's no point in doing an emblem upgrade » 3/17/08 2:00pm 3/17/08 2:00pm

926 HP Holden Ute: Blueprint For An Epic Pontiac G8 El Camino

Considering everything under the skin of the new Pontiac G8 El Camino sport truck is basically a Holden Ute, it stands to reason all the modifications done to this truck-car could be done to our sport truck. How would you feel about a 926 HP El Camino? We would feel pretty good about it, all seven seconds we drove it… » 3/17/08 1:45pm 3/17/08 1:45pm

GM Launches South African El Camino, Calls It A Chevy Lumina

The South African market is getting its own new El Camino, but theirs is called a Chevy Lumina SS Ute, and gets the Chevy corporate face. Mechanically identical, the Lumina ute get the same 361bhp 6.0-liter V8 as the American Pontiac El Camino Pontiac G8 Sport Truck. The Lumina face is notably less aggressive than the… » 3/17/08 12:30pm 3/17/08 12:30pm

Does "El Camino" Work For The New Pontiac G8 Sport Truck?

God only knows what else may be going on in the world because we're busy here bringing you the latest in El Camino goodness for today's Maximum El Camino Day celebrating the new 2010 Pontiac G8 "El Camino" sport truck. However there may be some dissent in the ranks on the name, or at least there's been some comments… » 3/17/08 11:40am 3/17/08 11:40am

First Driving Video Of The Pontiac G8 El Camino Sport Truck...Sort Of

What's that? You're wondering if the production version of the newly-revealed Pontiac G8 El Camino is functional? Well here's the proof: exclusive, raw, uncut video of the G8 sport truck in action from our exclusive, raw, uncut photo shoot with the new ute. We suggested they do a nice smoky burnout for the photo… » 3/17/08 11:00am 3/17/08 11:00am

Biggest El Camino Ever? Aces High Monster Truck-Car

Woo hooo! 11,000 lbs, supercharged, alcohol injected 383 cubic inch V8 good for 1250 horsepower, two and a half ton Rockwell transfer case, and 66" Goodyears. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Aces High. An all steel bodied 1972 El Camino SS which has been transformed in a wheel standing, car crushing, fire breathing (no… » 3/17/08 10:40am 3/17/08 10:40am

Maximum El Camino Day: We Celebrate The Pontiac G8 Sport Truck, Return…

If you happened to be under a rock all weekend, you may have missed our official unveil of the Pontiac G8 sport truck (soon to be the Pontiac G8 El Camino - remember to get over and Vote El Camino!) for all the world to see. If you're a site regular, you know this is kind of a big deal. Given that, we decided one… » 3/17/08 7:30am 3/17/08 7:30am