Why making a LandYacht a Daily Driver in Europe is the best Thing ever

Best as in completely f*cking stupid, if not borderline insane. As promised in my first post on Oppo I would like to tell you about my journey of bringing an old, neglected Lincoln Mark VIII LSC back on the road, and how I plan to make it my permanent daily driver.http://oppositelock.jalopnik.com/first-post-on-... » 2/08/15 12:38pm 2/08/15 12:38pm

The most beautiful car sales brochure in the world!

The Mercedes 600 was the flagship of Mercedes-Benz between 1963 and 1981. It was the ride of choice for the millionaires, presidents, dictators and even the Pope. Each 600 was special ordered to client's specifications. But if you're a small Merecdes-Benz dealer in a banana republic, how could you sell the newly risen… » 1/11/15 10:30am 1/11/15 10:30am

Hear The Beauty That Is The Aston Martin DB10's V8

The first video of the all new James Bond commissioned Aston Martin DB10 shows the vehicle beautifully singing out of neutral. The video is posted on the @seenthroughglass Instagram account, and is from the press event on December 4th for the 24th James Bond film, SPECTRE. » 12/23/14 1:21am 12/23/14 1:21am

​This Guy Is Making A Two-Stroke V8 Volvo Amazon Because Why Not?

You learn something new every day. And today, I found out that a company with the wonderful name Evinrude made a two-stroke V8 for use as an outboard motor back in the 80s. And now that motor is now finding a home in some Swede's Volvo Amazon.
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This V8 Rear-Wheel-Drive Focus Is A Monster Sleeper

The Focus ST is a great hot-hatch. The problem is the styling minces no words about what that car can do, so you end up with all kinds of bros trying to race you on your commute. Now if you want something that blends in, but can lay down some serious rubber, check out this RWD converted V8 Focus. » 9/28/14 5:59pm 9/28/14 5:59pm

The V8 Pickup Truck Is On Life Support

If you're a fan of cylinders, I have some bad news to bear. Your average, run-of-the-mill pickup truck on the road these days likely has a V6, since more and more buyers are going smaller and straying away from V8s. » 5/02/14 7:00pm 5/02/14 7:00pm

Hot Rod of dreams: Small Block Chevy swapped Mercedes W123 Wagon.

This Mercedes was just featured on BaT and is currently for sale on ebay for 12 grand. While I think the price is way too high for a car with tacky wheels, ugly bumpers and a 4 speed slushbox, the idea is as awesome as it gets. » 1/19/14 8:32am 1/19/14 8:32am

The Learning Car

For automobile enthusiasts and especially those bitten by the mod bug, there is always a defining automobile. The one that you took your time with and really set out a plan for. You may have had cool cars before, or it may have been your first car. If you had previous vehicles, they may have been alright, but… » 12/10/13 2:08pm 12/10/13 2:08pm

Supercharged GM V8, a shoehorn, and a marine outboard motor.

This article originally appeared in an internal report for ZF Marine Propulsion Systems. It is being republished here with permission. All lead image collage photos by Seven Marine. All other images by IDM Photography LLC. » 11/13/13 2:43pm 11/13/13 2:43pm

Power for Pennies: How To Score a 500HP LS Engine for FREE

So you want to go fast and you want to swap a V8 into your ride but your budget is short. You can get that 500HP V8 and keep the wife happy. All it takes is some ingenuity and a little manual labor but the end is result is nothing short of awesome. » 8/14/13 9:32am 8/14/13 9:32am

Shut Up And Listen To This Glorious 2.0 Liter Ferrari V8

Welcome to the Ferrari/Dino 208 GT4. It has the smallest V8 ever fitted to a production car at just two liters. You need to hear it. » 7/30/13 5:32pm 7/30/13 5:32pm

Show Us The Best Non-American V8 Engines

American V8s are pretty awesome. They've been the muscles of U.S. car culture since Bonnie and Clyde first floored their Ford Model B. They're the ultimate answer in the eyes of the costumers when it comes to the question of performance. » 1/31/13 4:20pm 1/31/13 4:20pm

2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe: It's Official, And We Still Want One

A few days ago, just hours after we showed you the new BMW M6 Gran Coupe, the Bavarians issued a rather long press release about their newest pride. It's not what you would call an exciting read, and we hadn't gotten around to posting the official news because we correctly guessed most of the stats then. Still, we… » 12/17/12 9:30am 12/17/12 9:30am

Listen To The Endless Growling Of The Jaaaaag F-Type's Supercharged V8

Jaguar's F-Type has undergone its first dynamic challenge outside of Jaguar's internal development programme, and three lucky chaps called Martin Brundle, Christian Danner and Justin Bell were flown to the Snetterton 300 circuit with a helicopter to give it a go in both the supercharged V6 and V8 versions. You might… » 12/14/12 10:30am 12/14/12 10:30am

This Studebaker Commander Sedan Looks Ready For Takeoff

Welcome to Found Around Town, where we feature cars we find in a city where interesting ones are rare because everyone drives a Prius or rides a bicycle: Austin, Texas. » 9/16/12 9:00am 9/16/12 9:00am

For $6,000, You’re Gonna’ Need A Bigger Box

I'll bet you woke up this morning thinking I wonder if Audi's 4.2 V8 would fit in a Porsche Boxster? Well, wonder no more early bird because today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe '97 project Porsche proves it fits. Now you'll just need to wonder does its price fit too? » 3/08/12 8:00am 3/08/12 8:00am

For $2,000, Would You Make This V8 Merkur Your Baby?

Having a baby means sleepless nights and changing lots and lots of diapers. The seller of today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Merkur XR4Ti has changed its turbo 2.3 for a carb'd 302, but now needs to make way for his new arrival. Will you find its price worth losing sleep over? » 2/15/12 8:00am 2/15/12 8:00am

Raymond Loewy's personal Avanti to cross the auction block

Raymond Loewy was the industrial designer Studebaker employed to create their sporty Avanti model. At the time it was the last ditch effort of a failing company to stay relevant in an automotive market that had already passed them by. » 12/03/11 2:00pm 12/03/11 2:00pm

1966 Galaxie 500 R code is one rare full size Ford

In 1966 if you wanted all the space and luxury of a full size Ford with plenty of muscle, an R code Galaxie 500 was the car for you. Although a Galaxie with a 425 horsepower 427 V8 is pretty appealing 45 years later, it wasn't a very popular combination when new. » 11/05/11 11:00am 11/05/11 11:00am

Cummins powered 1960 Cadillac belches black smoke with style

Considering vintage Cadillacs are rarely the first choice for a hot rod platform, it's hard to believe this is the second old Caddy sedan we've seen with a Cummins diesel where it's factory V8 once was. While the other diesel Cadillac sedan we saw was a SEMA show car, this 1960 Cadillac currently listed on Ebay is… » 10/15/11 2:00pm 10/15/11 2:00pm