From the Archive: Mini Cooper | 2013 Daytona Spring Show

Here’s a Mini Cooper that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Mini Cooper is a subcompact that has been in production since 1959. BMW’s iteration of the car has been in production since 2000 (the first model year was 2001). The convertible version was introduced at the 2004 Salon International de l’Auto, and this version was made between 2005 and 2008. The engine of this one is a 1.6 liter straight-4 that produces 114 horsepower and 111 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 5-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 9.3 seconds and has a top speed of 120 mph.

From the Archive: Cadillac Eldorado | 2013 Daytona Spring Show

That’s a Cadillac Eldorado that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Cadillac Eldorado is a luxury car that was made between 1952 and 2002. This is from the tenth generation, which was made between 1979 and 1985. The engine of this one is a 5.7 liter Rocket 350 V8 that produces 170 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 3-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 11 seconds and has a top speed of 112 mph.

From the Archive: Mercedes-Benz 380SL | 2013 Daytona Spring Show

Here’s a Mercedes-Benz 380SL that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is a line of sports cars that’s been around since 1954. This is from the third generation (R107), which was made between 1971 and 1989. The 380SL was made between 1981 and 1985. The engine is a 3.8 liter V8 that produces 155 horsepower and 196 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 10.7 seconds and has a top speed of 115 mph.

From the Archive: 1985 Corvette | 2013 Daytona Spring Show

That’s an ’85 Corvette that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. This is from the C4 generation, which was made between January of 1983 and June of 1996 (model years between 1984 and 1996). The engine of this one is a 5.7 liter L98 V8 that produces 230 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 5-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 6 seconds and has a top speed of 150 mph.

From the Archive: 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Restomod | 2013 Daytona Spring Show

This is a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Restomod that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Plymouth Barracuda is a muscle car that was made between 1964 and 1974. This is from the third generation, which was made between 1970 and 1974. This one was modified with an 8 liter Viper V10 that produces 450 horsepower and 490 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 6-speed manual.

Car of the Day 11/22/18

Today’s car of the day is this Chevy Camaro SS that was modified to look like a Pontiac Trans Am, and I saw it at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. This is from the fifth generation, which was made between March of 2009 and November of 2015 (model years between 2010 and 2015). The engine is the LS3, which is a 6.2 liter V8 that produces 400 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 6-speed automatic.

Car of the Day 11/20/18

Today’s car of the day is this Smart ForTwo that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Smart ForTwo is a subcompact that’s been in production since 1998. This is from the second generation (W451), which was made between 2007 and 2014. The engine is a 1 liter Mitsubishi 3B2 straight-4 that produces 70 horsepower and 68 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 5-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 10.7 seconds and has a top speed of 90 mph.