From the Archive: 1995 Lincoln Town Car Hearse | 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a ’95 Lincoln Town Car Hearse that was at the 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Lincoln Town Car is a luxury sedan that was made between 1980 and 2011 (model years between 1981 and 2011). This is from the second generation, which was made between July of 1989 and September of 1997 (model years between 1990 and 1997). The engine is a 4.6 liter Modular V8 that produces 210 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed automatic.

From the Archive: 2011 Porsche Cayman | 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a 2011 Porsche Cayman that was at the 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Porsche Cayman is a sports car that’s been in production since 2005 (the first model year was 2006). The engine is a 2.9 liter flat-6 that produces 265 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 7-speed PDK. This car does 0-60 mph in 5.5 seconds and has a top speed of 165 mph.

From the Archive: 2005 Mazda RX-8 | 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

Here’s a 2005 Mazda RX-8 that was at the 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Mazda RX-8 is a sports car that was made between 2003 and 2012 as a replacement for the RX-7. The concept model was unveiled at the 2001 Tokyo Motor Show. This is from the first generation, which was made between 2003 and 2008. The engine is the 13B, which a 1.3 liter 3-cylinder Wankel rotary that produces 247 horsepower and 159 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds and has a top speed of 158 mph. This car weighs 2,976 pounds since the chassis is unitary steel.

1989 Trabant 601S | 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

That’s an ’89 Trabant 601S that was at the 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. 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.

1966 Shelby GT350 | 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a ’66 Shelby GT350 that was at the 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. It’s from the first phase of the first generation of the Mustang, which was made between 1964 and 1966. This version of the Shelby GT350 was made between 1965 and 1966. The engine is a 4.7 liter Windsor V8 that produces 285 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual.

1964 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia | 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a ’64 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia that was at the 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Karmann Ghia was a car made German coach builder Karmann and Italian designer Ghia, which is where Volkswagen got the name Karmann Ghia. The car was made from 1955 to 1974, but the first prototype was made in 1953. Originally, Volkswagen was only going to make just 4,000 of the Karmann Ghia, but they sold out pretty quickly. Because of this, Volkswagen decided to mass produce the car. A total of 445,238 of these were made in Germany between 1955 and 1974. There are also 41,689 that were made in Brazil from 1962 to 1974. The engine of this one is a 1.2 liter flat-4 that produces 40 horsepower and 65 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. The top speed is 75 mph.

2009 Corvette ZR1 | 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a 2009 Corvette ZR1 that was at the 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. It’s from the C6 series, which was made between June of 2004 and February of 2013 (model years between 2005 and 2013). The ZR1 was unveiled at the 2008 North American International Auto Show. The engine is the LS9, which is a 6.2 liter supercharged V8 that produces 638 horsepower and 604 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.4 seconds and has a top speed of 205 mph. This car weighs 3,380 pounds since the body panels are composite, the chassis is a hydroformed steel frame, and the front fenders, roof, and hood are carbon fiber.

1979 Porsche 911 SC | 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a ’79 Porsche 911 SC that was at the 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. This is from the 911 Classic generation, which was made between 1963 and 1989. The SC was made between 1978 and 1983. The engine is a 3 liter flat-6 that produces 172 horsepower and 189 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 5-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 6.9 seconds and has a top speed of 140 mph.