Take an engine from a Ford F-150. Mix it with a bit of American racing history-a la GT40. Let it loose to tuners. Reap the benefits of 2,000 reliable horses.
A 1,200-horsepower Restomod Pontiac Firebird may seem like a bad buy, but once you see this black beauty, you'd drop $90,000 too.
Liberty Walk has gotten a lot of love on this site lately, and its insanely wide and low project cars are a big reason why. But while it's always great to see Wataru Kato and crew's latest big-fender creations, most of the time, we only catch 'em sitting pretty next to stick-like trade show models.
A 16-year-old girl fulfills her passion of racing in Hot Rod's Drag Week by running her 1,200-horsepower Camaro in the 9s.
So if I just told you that someone screwed a wing and other body mods onto a Mercedes hatchback-the fugly steeds of Connecticut Stepford wives-you'd probably groan. But two things: one, this isn’t some bloated, American-market Mercedes wagon-it's an A 45 AMG. And two, it's not some slapdash body kit-it's one of Japan-based Varis' own project cars.