314 HP Small Block 350 Is The Cheap Way To Power Your Day

It's so easy to bag on the tried and true GM small block 350. Tech lovers will chide it for the decades old architecture. They'll point to its pushrods as a vestige of another era now that we live in a world of overhead cams and variable valve timing. When it comes to bang for the buck though, critics don't have a leg… » 3/14/08 12:30pm 3/14/08 12:30pm

The Real Speed Racer: Modified Fiat X/19

Many, many moons ago my band practiced next to a garage filled with speed freaks. Three dudes, who shall remain nameless, sat inside all day, every day, chain smoking, blowing lines and building stuff. One day I showed up for practice and my formerly 600 watt bass amp now pumped out 6,000 watts. Sure, it sounded like… » 12/19/07 10:45am 12/19/07 10:45am

500-Horse Camaro? The General's Next Small Block V8 to Get…

According to Ward's Auto, an experimental 6.2-liter, direct-injection V8 producing upward of 500 hp could be factored into the next Chevrolet Camaro equation. The engine would coincide with the Gen V version of the small-block V8, based on GM's existing all-aluminum Gen IV (L92), which powers the Cadillac Escalade,… » 9/04/07 2:15pm 9/04/07 2:15pm