The DT commentariate seemed to agree that yesterday’s domestic V8 powered Jaguar (pronounced Jag-U-are) was awesome (per Kaibeezy “I say, hold my claret and WATCH THIS!!!”) but the asking price north of twenty large isn’t going to produce many smiles. Get ready to pass the Bud Light because this next V8 powered Jag-u-ar is properly […]
This next feature is about is a wonderful fusion of Asian and American automotive excellence, like a T-bone steak wrapped in rice and seaweed. You might die of complications from obesity and heart disease from eating the previously described edible concoction, but that is only if you survive the fiery crash if you drive a […]
What’s a 2nd-gen Vista Cruiser without the view? A Cutlass wagon, of course. Continuing the theme of slightly modified A-body Oldsmobiles from Wednesday, what if you found a low-spec wagon with “three on the tree,” kept it looking bone stock on the outside, but swapped in a stump pulling big block and chassis upgrades underneath? You’d […]
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.