Car of the Day 12/10/18

Today’s car of the day is this Buick Super that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. This is from the fourth generation, which was made between 1954 and 1956. The engine is a 5.3 liter Nailhead V8 that produces 236 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 9.7 seconds and has a top speed of 114 mph.

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Car of the Day 12/9/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’69 Plymouth GTX that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The GTX is a muscle car that was built alongside the Plymouth Roadrunner, the Dodge Charger, and the Dodge Coronet. It was made between 1967 and 1971. The engine of this one is a 440 V8, which is a 7.2 liter V8 that produces 375 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual.

2018 Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spotted in Town

This afternoon, I saw this 2018 Lamborghini Huracan Performante in Clearwater. The Lamborghini Huracan is a supercar that’s been in production since 2014, and was unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Auto Show. The Huracan is also the car that replaced the aging Gallardo. The Performante was unveiled at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. The engine is a 5.2 liter V10 that produces 630 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed ISR. This car does 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of 202 mph. This car weighs 3,047 pounds since the body panels are aluminum and composite, and the chassis is an aluminum and carbon fiber spaceframe. This car managed to go around the Nurburgring in 6 minutes and 52.01 seconds. The starting price of the Huracan Performante is $274,390.

Car of the Day 12/8/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’57 Chevy Nomad that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. This is from the first generation, which was made between 1955 and 1957. The engine of this one is a 4.3 liter V8 that produces 162 horsepower and 257 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 11.3 seconds and has a top speed of 99 mph.

Car of the Day 12/7/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’70 Chevelle that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Chevy Chevelle is a mid-size car that was made between 1963 and 1977 (model years 1964 and 1977). This is from the second generation, which was made between 1967 and 1972 (model years between 1968 and 1972). The engine of this one is the LS6, which is a 7.4 liter V8 that puts out 450 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual.

Car of the Day 12/6/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2018 Dodge Challenger Demon that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. It’s from the third generation of the Dodge Challenger, which has been in production since 2008. The Demon was unveiled at the 2017 New York Auto Show, and even made it’s film debut in The Fate of the Furious. Tim Kuniskus is the man behind the project, and he presented the car while the song “Fuel” by Metallica was being played. The engine is a 6.2 liter supercharged Hemi V8 that produces 840 horsepower and 770 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is an 8-speed automatic. This car weighs 4,279 pounds since the chassis is unitary steel. This car does 0-60 mph in 2.3 seconds. I’m not sure what the true top speed is because one source says that it’s 207 mph, and another says it’s 168 mph. A total of 3,300 were built. 3,000 were sold in America, and the remaining 300 were sold in Canada.

Car of the Day 12/5/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2011 Jeep Wrangler that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Jeep Wrangler is an SUV that’s been in production since 1986. This is from the JK generation, which was made between 2006 and 2018. The engine is a 3.8 liter EGH V6 that produces 202 horsepower and 237 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed automatic.