One of the key ingredients to a good “sleeper” is the element of surprise. Discreet looks go a long way to successfully pulling off the concept. Very few people would suspect a minivan to have any sort of sporting intentions (much less an engine swap). The original General Motors DustBuster minivans created a stir with their […]
The original Hurst/Olds 442 was released in 1968 with Rocket 455 V8 power and a Hurst shifted gearbox, but by the time the 1984 version was released, the engine had been downsized to a 307 LG8 V8 and it now used a 4-speed auto. Before the purists break out the sharpened clutchforks, the 83-84 Hurst/Olds is still fun to drive because it used a thing called the Hurst Lightning Rod shifter, which looks like something you’d use to arm/fire a giant planet destroying laser beam from your fully operational intergalactic battle station. Find this 1984 Oldsmobile Cutlass Hurst/Olds 442 with Rocket 455 power here on eBay currently bidding for $9,200 with 3 days to go, located in Cleveland, OH.
The Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2 Aerocoupe was a limited edition NASCAR homologation special with an aerodynamic nose and rear bubble glass to help the GM’s NASCAR shape be a bit more slippery. The Aerocoupe fell out of the ugly tree and hit every branch on the way down. Find this 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix Aerocoupe […]