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.

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1965 Trabant 601 | 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee

That’s a ’65 Trabant 601 that was at the 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee. The Trabant 601 is a subcompact that was made in what was known as East Germany between 1963 and 1990 (model years between 1964 and 1990), and was East Germany’s answer to the Volkswagen Beetle of West Germany. A total of 2,818,547 were made. The engine is a 0.6 liter straight-twin that produces 30 horsepower. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. The top speed is 62 mph.

1989 Volkswagen Rabbit LS | 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee

That’s an ’89 Volkswagen Rabbit LS that was at the 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee. The Volkswagen Golf/Rabbit is a subcompact that has been in production since 1974. This is from the second generation, which was made between 1983 and 1992. The engine of this one is a 1.6 liter EA827 straight-4 that produces 75 horsepower and 92 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 5-speed manual.

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 11/24/18

Today’s car of the day is this early Ford Escort that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. This version of the Escort was made for the European market. This one in particular is from the first generation, which was made between 1967 and 1975. The engine of this one is a 1.6 liter Lotus-Ford straight-4 that produces 105 horsepower and 100 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 9.3 seconds and has a top speed of 115 mph.