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This or That: 1992 GMC Typhoon vs. 2004 Volvo S60 R

Which of these two vehicles is a better $10,000 sleeper?

Which of these two vehicles is a better $10,000 sleeper?

High school kids build killer S-10 drag truck in shop class

This is why schools should still offer shop class.

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This sleeper 1987 Plymouth Reliant packs a turbo surprise

The unassuming nature of this Plymouth Reliant will make stop-light drag races all the sweeter.

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Car Stories: Owning the SHO station wagon that could've been

A Taurus SHO fanatic looks back on a year with the performance wagon the factory never built and explains why he's glad someone did.

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Koenigsegg CCX-powered Ford Granada is the ultimate unlikely hammer [w/video]

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 the UK saw heaps of potential. After swapping the stock mill for a Cosworth four-cylinder, th

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Is this 1972 Chevrolet Nova the world's greatest sleeper?

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 Dru Diesner's 1972 Chevrolet Nova

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Corvette ZR1-powered Chevrolet Silverado has us feeling sleepy

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 factory engine you can get in that truck.

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728-hp Toyota Camry is the ultimate sleeper

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 burn.

VIDEO: 700-HP Saab 99 Quattro Turbo is like missing Koenigsegg ancestor

700-hp 1969 Saab 99 Quattro Turbo – Click above to watch video