Drive Type: AUTOMATIC
Williamston, South Carolina, United States
Are you ready to step up your game and Take Care of Business? This is the car that will do it! This Hot Rod is sure to shut your buddy up about how fast his car is! This '66 Supercharged tubbed Chevelle 300 with NOS is the epitome of what a muscle car should be. With an aggressive race tune and a 200 shot of juice, she can push 1,000 + horses!! Yet under it's current street tune, it is still a very reliable street car pushing 700 horses that you can drive to the local cruise in and turn all the heads as you pull in. This is a Hot Rod that you can take to the strip and lay it down or drive it to any car show on pump gas. This is not a half assed backyard build and that shows when you open up the throttle. With less than 500 miles on this motor, there were no expenses spared. There is well over $20,000 in the engine alone. Not only is this a high performance engine, it is wrapped into the very desirable '66 Chevelle 300 Deluxe! The body and paint on the car are great for a drag car, but it is not of show car quality. I would rate it a 7.5 due to some small rust bubbles around drip rails & in door jams, but nothing that effects the integrity of the vehicle or the overall esthetics of the car.
Below I will list the many features of this car along with a video link so that you can see and hear it run for yourself:
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I reserve the right to end this auction early because it is for sale locally as well. Please realize that many, if not most, of my auctions end early due to someone working out a deal before the close of the auction. So if you have to have it, please don't wait until the last minute to bid.. as it may be gone! Please email or call with any questions that you may have. 864-940-4576. Thanks for looking!
Consumer Reports has taken aim at at small-displacement, forced-induction engines, saying the powerplants don't manage to deliver on automaker fuel economy claims. Manufacturers have long held that smaller, turbocharged engines pack all power of their larger displacement cousins with significantly better fuel economy, but the research organization says that despite scoring high EPA economy numbers, the engines are no better than conventional drivetrains in both categories. Jake Fisher, director of automotive testing for Consumer Reports, says the forced induction options "are often slower and less fuel efficient than larger four and six-cylinder engines."
Specifically, CR calls out the new Ford Fusion equipped with the automaker's Ecoboost 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine. The institute's researchers found the engine, which is a $795 option over the base 2.5-liter four-cylinder, fails to match competitors in acceleration and served up 25 miles per gallon in testing, putting the sedan dead last among other midsize options.
The Chevrolet Cruze, Hyundai Sonata Turbo and Ford Escape 2.0T all got dinged for the same troubles, though Consumer Reports has found the turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder in the BMW 328i does deliver on its promises. You can check out the full press release below. You can also read the full study on the Consumer Reports site, or scroll down for a short video recap.
It looks like there some changes in store for the Chevrolet Camaro - the only thing is that we just don't know what Chevy has up its sleeve. Looking at these spy shots, we'd initially be inclined to think that there is just a minor facelift or a new special edition, but upon closer inspection, there are a few oddities about this car that definitely have us intrigued.
The most obvious difference on this prototype is the slightly restyled front fascia with a smaller lower air inlet and the two-bar grille. Then we get to some of the car's mysterious details. For starters, this fascia has the SS vent above the grille, but it looks to be blocked off. Granted this could just be a one-off piece used for testing. What really piqued our interest was at the rear of the car where it has quad exhaust outlets that are used on the ZL1. Could this be the LS7-powered Camaro that we reported on back in December?
At this point, your guess is as good as ours as to what we're looking at here, so let us know in the comments what you think this could be.
Full Disclosure: in my younger days, I loved nothing more than tormenting passengers with my behind-the-wheel hijinks. Once, after a particularly artful handbrake turn on a two-lane at around 50 miles per hour, I left one backseat occupant crying in their own lap. This isn't necessarily something to be proud of, but it gives you a glimpse into why it is that I find this ad from Pepsi so damn disappointing. The premise is beautiful. Take NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon, give him a disguise and set him loose upon some unsuspecting used car dealer. Hilarity ensues.
Except that this Pepsi Max commercial is so obviously staged, it can't help but feel like some ham-fisted marketing fail. From the strategically placed aftermarket cupholder mounted mid-dash for the hidden camera to the fact that the supposed dealer Camaro is displayed as a 2009 model (Hint: Chevrolet didn't make any), this clip is about as organic as a Twinkie. Still, we would never turn down a chance to watch Gordon thrash on a rental-spec coupe - only problem is, he probably didn't even do the driving himself. Check it out below.