A week ago, I wrote that in order to create a 2001 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, all you need to do is melt down some cheap plastic in an oil barrel and pour it onto four spare tires with a forklift. It didn’t go over well with Jalopnik’s largely-American reader base.
In Shelley’s Frankenstein the eponymous doctor brings his monster back to life with unfortunate results. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Trans Am is a car also brought back from the dead, but will its price make you want to get out the torches and pitchforks?
The movie Tron must have had a profound effect on GM's marketers, who apparently decided that the semi-computerized Quadrajet on the Firebird's 305 engine was really a time machine!
Here's some advice for you prospective LeMons racers: don't buy a Camaro! If LeMons ever branches into drag racing, the Camaro will be an excellent choice, but the small-block Chevy engine has proven to be nothing but trouble in weekend-long endurance races.