The Sleeper Ownership Paradox

The concept of a sleeper is clear, and admirable in theory. The driver gets a car that can haul ass, but on the outside it looks no more special than your standard commuter car. No hood scoops, no special badges, black paint please, and a reasonable tint are the tools of the trade. » 7/24/13 10:07am 7/24/13 10:07am

This Twin Turbo Grandma Car Spits Flames And Roasts Tires

Some crazy Swedes saw potential in a granny-spec Ford Sierra. They strapped on two turbos and built one of the most burnout-happy sleepers we've seen in a while. » 7/23/12 1:00pm 7/23/12 1:00pm

Fiat 126 with one liter Yamaha engine is a high revving monster

There is nothing monstrous about a stock Fiat 126. This 126 left the factory in 1989 with a tiny 24 horsepower engine and took a painful 33 seconds to go from 0-60. As you can see from the above video, this Fiat has been "slightly" modified from its stock form. » 1/29/12 5:00pm 1/29/12 5:00pm

Volvo V90 with LS1 power is one sleepy wagon

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. » 10/23/11 5:00pm 10/23/11 5:00pm

728 horsepower Toyota Camry is hard to wrap your head around

There is no denying the fact getting 728 horsepower out of a Toyota Camry is an impressive feat which has undoubtedly taken countless hours and quite a bit of dedication. Having said that, we're not entirely sure how we feel about Canadian tuner Dynamotorsport's insane creation. » 9/24/11 12:30pm 9/24/11 12:30pm

Eight second vintage Rolls Royce is a twin turbo monster

It's hard to believe until you witness the sheer power in the above video, but this full bodied vintage Rolls Royce is capable of a 8.09 second 1/4 mile. According to the builder, the car is still 100% street legal although it has slimmed down quite a bit to a 3050lb race weight. Helping move this British steel down… » 9/03/11 12:30pm 9/03/11 12:30pm

Twin turbo 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle is one awesome sleeper

It is easy to mistake this 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu for a nicely restored stock car. Unless you happen to notice the unique "white wall tires" mounted on the stock 15x7 wheels, there is nothing to suggest this car is any different from the average cruise night Chevelle. That is of course until you get a look… » 8/20/11 2:00pm 8/20/11 2:00pm

The Gray Sleeper Volvo for Side-Piped Speed Freak Granddads

Among the random cars on the internet I know nothing about, this surely ranks as the most intriguing. A giant sidepipe? A roll cage fit for Ellen Ripley’s exosuit cargo-loader? Oh yes. » 10/06/10 9:30am 10/06/10 9:30am