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    REPORT: Last GM big block engine rolls off the line
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    The Big Block. Rat Motor. Call it what you will, we can now officially add a final epitaph to the long-running engine's gravestone: R.I.P. The final L18 big block rolled down the assembly line at General Motors' Tonawanda plant in New York last week, and that engine was signed by all the workers ...

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    Big Block Fever: First Anniversary 427 Big Block ZL-1 on the block at Barrett Jackson
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    Monster motors were the order of the day in the late 1960s, and GM's 427 was a part of that class. The drawback to a big-block's burly output was, and still is, the increased weight of the engine. While big blocks are a hoot for straight line shenanigans, a small block car is often a better ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: It's big, it's black and we want it
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    Click image for gallery var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/motorsport/Looking_for_a_new_home_Kickass_homebuilt_open_wheel_street_car'; You know how when you were a kid, and you used to doodle wild wheeled creations in your notebooks instead of listening to your teachers? Remember how you thought ...

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    VIDEO: Nothing very Civic minded about this big block CRX
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    Thanks to Jalopnik for sharing this clip. Because of it we were able to rekindle memories of our youths, when kustom kreations filled our matchbox collections and Ed "Big Daddy" Roth had Rat Finks driving around in massively overmotored rods with giant rodents behind the wheel. Not sure about the ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Evel Knievel's big-block 1984 Aston Martin Lagonda
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    As an automaker best known for its voluptuous, curvy coupes, the Aston Martin Lagonda is a knife-edged enigma. The origami aggression of its exterior, its tech-laden interior, along with the sheer scale of the thing (over 17' long) must've made it look like an aluminum-skinned spaceship when it ...

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    GM Power Shop hits the road
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    Both General Motors and Ford are making big inroads into the aftermarket world for high-performance parts, and now GM Performance Parts is taking it to the streets-- literally. The company has put together a mobile exhibit of its offerings called the GM Performance Parts Power Shop, which ...

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