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    Video: Koenigsegg CCX-powered Ford Granada is the ultimate unlikely hammer [w/video]
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    The lowly Mark II Ford Granada isn't high on anyone's want list. The machine wallowed from the factory with at most 160 horsepower from a gasoline V6 and with as little as 53 ponies from a wheesematic Peugeot diesel four cylinder. But where most of the world sees ancient crap can, one owner in ...

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    Video: Is this 1972 Chevrolet Nova the world's greatest sleeper?
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    Those of you foolish enough to follow the Autoblog Podcast know I have a soft spot for sleepers. There's just something amazing about a beaten old car secreting flawless mechanicals down below. The guys at Big Muscle have managed to track down what may very well be the queen of all sleeperdom in ...

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    Video: Corvette ZR1-powered Chevrolet Silverado has us feeling sleepy
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    Here we have the kind of sleeper that'll wake you up no time: a short-bed, four-wheel-drive Chevrolet Silverado with an LS9 from the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. With dyno numbers of 510 horsepower and 504 pound-feet of torque, there's a jump of at least 205 hp and 169 lb-ft over the most powerful ...

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    Video: 728-hp Toyota Camry is the ultimate sleeper
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    A sleeper is any vehicle that appears to be slow, but is hiding an evil secret in its engine bay. Sleepers are scintillating machines that prove time and skill (and money) can turn a garden variety family sedan or station wagon into a street rocket ready to tackle those with far more cash to ...

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    VIDEO: 700-HP Saab 99 Quattro Turbo is like missing Koenigsegg ancestor
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    700-hp 1969 Saab 99 Quattro Turbo – Click above to watch video
    Sweden has just over nine million people – that's an entire country whose population is just a little bigger than New York City – and we'd believe it if someone told us they exclusively devoted their time to blessing ...

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    BRABUS turns 30: Sleeper to be unveiled in Frankfurt
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    2007 marks the 30th year of operation for Mercedes-Benz ultra-tuner, Brabus. The company's vehicles are gleeful forays into the outer limits of street-legal power. Clearly, somewhere in Bottrop, lab-coated engineers are trying to find a way bend the space/time continuum via the use of tuned V8 and ...

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