The Galaxie in 1964 looks different from last year with the sloped roof introduced in the ’63 ½ models and the exterior is more sculptured and aerodynamic looking thanks to NASCAR testing. The interior as well has many changes for the last of this body design. The Ford Motor corporation quality control is about as
The reasons for the small blocks popularity over its five decade life span can be attributed to its compact light weight and a strong support team with a wide variety of parts readily available. All the Chevy V8 engines from the early “W”, to the big blocks including today’s LS7 and LS9 have evolved from
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The last year for the G1 Corvette is 1962 and this is the first year that the small block 327 cu in. (5.36 L) engine is on the table. The naturally aspirated 327 puts out 250 bhp (190 kW) while adding injection kicks it up to 360 bhp (270 kW). If you could come up with
The “W” engine is evolving into the “Mark IV” which differs in combustion chamber shape and the valves also sit slightly differently in the heads. The firing chamber is solely in the block in the W which makes for a quick drop in the power curve around 6500 rpm. The Mark IV engine has a
The Maserati Gran Turismo is a 2+2 coupe, introduced in 2007 at the Geneva Motor Show. The basic offering’s power came from a 4.2-liter, 259-cubic-inch V8 of Ferrari design and produced 405 PS (298 kW; 399 hp). It bolted to a ZF automatic six-speed transmission. This GT (Grand Tourer) had a double wishbone front suspension
The 2014 seventh generation Corvette Stingray is available in six versions; the “entry level” Corvette Stingray Convertible 1LT starting at $56,000.00 up to the 3LT model starting at $64,005.00 with the 2LT in the middle somewhere. Also available in three variations is the Z51 with the 1LT starting at $58,800.00 up to top of the
Chrysler Hemi automotive engine has been made in three generations of either V6 or V8 engines starting in the 1951 model year as the “FirePower” until 1958. The second generation was made available from 1964 until 1971 and manufacture again began with the 2003 model year. The Hemi or hemispherical combustion chamber is not unique