The Corvair was developed to compete against imports such as the VW Beetle and did so, very successfully for an eight year period. There is a host of other compacts as well including Porche and Fiat that had been taking a growing portion of N. American small car market away from the big three producers.The mass
The 409 (6.7 L) is Chevy’s big power engine from ’61 to ’65 basically available during that time with an entry level one barrel up to two four barrel Carburetors to choose from. This variation of the “W” series is introduced in an Impala SS on December 17, 1960. The power plant’s bore and stroke
1956 Ford Thunderbird 312 CID V8 Automatic MCF thanks Gateway Classic Cars for the images provided here.
A Chevrolet prototype of the El Camino had been in the planning stages since 1952. When Ford introduced the successful Ranchero in ’57 the plans were revived and put into production for the 1959 model year. For this first year the car was well received and initially outsold the competitions Ranchero. © Redwood8 | Dreamstime.com
Lee Iacocca is the new general manager of the Ford Motor Company and his mandate is to introduce more models to choose from thereby attracting more customers into the Ford show rooms. Only one body change in ’62 is the grill does not h The Thunderbird for 1962 has a limited edition Sports Roadster version
The fifth generation Camaro begins with the 2009 model for the track only with retail starting in 2010. This Chevy model is manufactured in Canada for the North American market place. The entry level version for 2013 is under $25,000.00 but if you need power the Chevy coupe ZL1 option is available with the 6.2
We’re looking at two 2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcats with a 707 HP Engines. The car’s Owner is Tom Lembeck. He purchased the cars new, and sometimes you like a car so much, you just need to buy two.. :))
Less than 1% of 1965 Ford Mustangs were ordered with the bench seat, this is one of them. We take a test drive and enjoy the day in the Texas Hill Country with this vintage ’65 Ford Mustang. Features include 289 2bbl. V8, Cruise-O-Matic transmission, and the standard bench seat option.
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