From the Archive: 1978 Oldsmobile Starfire | 2013 Daytona Spring Show

That’s a ’78 Oldsmobile Starfire that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Oldsmobile Starfire was originally made between 1960 and 1966 ( model years between 1961 and 1966). The second production run lasted from 1974 to 1979 (model years between 1975 and 1980). The engine of this one is a 2.5 liter Iron Duke straight-4 that produces 85 horsepower and 123 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 14.2 seconds and has a top speed of 102 mph.

From the Archive: 1974 AMC Gremlin X | 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

That’s a ’74 AMC Gremlin X that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The AMC Gremlin is a subcompact that was made between 1970 and 1978. The Gremlin changed with each model year. The engine of this one is a 3.8 liter 232 straight-6 that produces 100 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 11.7 seconds and has a top speed of 101 mph.

1959 Nash Metropolitan | 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

That’s a ’59 Nash Metropolitan that was at the 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Nash Metropolitan was in production between October of 1953 and April of 1961 (model years between 1954 and 1962). The engine of this one is a 1.5 liter straight-4 that produces 52 horsepower and 77 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 3-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 21.1 seconds and has a top speed of 77 mph.

AMC Pacer | 2019 Shops at Wiregrass Car & Truck Show

That’s an AMC Pacer that was at the 2019 Shops at Wiregrass Car & Truck Show. The AMC Pacer is a subcompact that was made between 1975 and 1979. The engine of this one is a 3.8 liter straight-6 that produces 100 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 14.8 seconds and has a top speed of 102 mph.

Nash Metropolitan | 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

That’s a Nash Metropolitan that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Nash Metropolitan is a subcompact that was in production between October of 1953 and April of 1961 (model years between 1954 and 1962). The engine of this one is a 1.5 liter straight-4 that produces 52 horsepower and 77 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 3-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 21.1 seconds and has a top speed of 77 mph.

Car of the Day 11/15/18

Today’s car of the day is this ‘79 Ford Pinto that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Ford Pinto is a subcompact that was made between 1970 and 1980 (model years between 1971 and 1980). The engine of this one is a 2.3 liter OHC straight-4 that produces 88 horsepower and 118 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 12.2 seconds and has a top speed of 97 mph.