Stuffing engine A into automobile B has been part an enthusiast rite of passage for decades. Fast-forward to 2011, and someone has finally jumped to engine Z. Rather, they've taken the engine from a Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, and slung it betwixt the front fenders of a Silverado pickup truck.
The guys at Fastlane, the Houston-area tuning shop that specializes in street trucks, have turned their attention to the Ram 1500 R/T and made it go even faster. They're calling the truck the Ram R/T 1500 Terramoto, or "Earthquake" for those of you who skipped out on high school Spanish.
Now here's a Fiero bodykit that's worthwhile. TransFX, a California-based custom car maker responsible for several GM concepts as well as lots and lots of Batman's cars, boats, and planes, built four of these bodies for a Universal Studios project. Designed to be mounted on a stretched Fiero chassis, only a single roadgoing version exists, and the Volo Auto Museum will sell that to you for $65,000. You could spend less than one third that price and pick up this body shell, allowing you to then d
We don't get it. Saturn has done an amazing job transmogrifying itself into a productive division for The General, and people are wistful for the Saturn of yore? In internet parlance, WTF? Three years ago, it would have been apt to predict that Saturn would be nearly done circling the drain by now and well on its way to the same fate as Oldsmobile. What has in fact happened has been an impressive brand renaissance, invigorated by GM's smart utilization of its global operations. Jerry Garrett opi
Demir Barlas wrote a breakdown on the FastLane Blog, General Motors'
online journal. Barlas gave positive marks to the blog itself, finding it easy to navigate and brimming with plenty of
articulate writers with diverse views.