The other day I witnessed a late model Crown Victoria driving down the road that was so low it grounded out on a small bump in the road — something that would have barely been noticed in a stock 65 Buick. And it got me thinking that the modern slammed stance stuff is strange…and then I remembered that there was a time when a modified car would have been jacked up and was probably equally annoying to drive…which takes us to this next beast which is a sweet ode to the stance of the 70s. Find this 1974 Ford Gran Torino Elite offered for $7000 in Thomaston, GA via craigslist. Tip from Jeff.
The first generation Ford Lightning pick up truck was marketed as a Mustang GT with a pick up bed. The good folks from SVT worked their magic on a F150 and created a muscle truck complete with a brawny 5.8 engine and suspension make over. The 1993-95 Lightning was not particularly quick new (definitely not […]
The Australian breed of muscle car isn’t especially rare, with GM, Ford, and Chrysler all building muscle cars somewhat analogous to their American counterparts. What was more rare was the Australian personal luxury car. ‘Personal luxury car’ isn’t a term we use in Australia, instead we prefer to call everything with two doors, regardless of […]
Gerald Ford was the 38th president and is best known for pardoning recently impeached resigned president Nixon, presiding over a horrible economy and the malaise era: a period of time when the worst cars ever were built. The cars built from 1974-1977 during Mr Ford’s reign were heavy, ugly, slow and unreliable – assaulted from […]