1967 Austin Mini Cooper | 2021 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a ’67 Austin Mini Cooper that was at the 2021 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The original Mini Cooper was made between 1959 and 2000. BMC (British Motor Corporation) made the Mini Cooper between 1959 and 1968. The engine of this one is a 1.3 liter straight-4 that produces 63 horsepower and 70 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual.

1959 Nash Metropolitan | 2021 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

That’s a ’59 Nash Metropolitan that was at the 2021 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.

1989 Trabant 601S | 2021 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

That’s an ’89 Trabant 601S that was at the 2021 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.

1986 Trabant 601S | 2021 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

That’s an ’86 Trabant 601S that was at the 2021 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.

From the Archive: 2014 Chevy Sonic | 2013 Central Florida Auto Show

That’s a 2014 Chevy Sonic that was at the 2013 Central Florida Auto Show. The Chevy Aveo/Sonic is a subcompact that was made between 2002 and 2020. This is from the second generation (T300), which was made between 2011 and 2020 (model years between 2012 and 2020). The engine of this one is a 1.8 liter LWE straight-4 that produces 138 horsepower and 125 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 6-speed automatic.

From the Archive: 2014 Fiat 500 Abarth | 2013 Central Florida Auto Show

Here’s a 2014 Fiat 500 Abarth that was at the 2013 Central Florida Auto Show. This version of the Fiat 500 has been in production since 2007. The engine is a 1.4 liter turbocharged Fire TurboJet straight-4 that produces 160 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 6-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 6.6 seconds and has a top speed of 127 mph.

From the Archive: 1980 Toyota Corolla | 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

Here’s an ’80 Toyota Corolla that was at the 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Toyota Corolla is a subcompact (later compact car) that has been in production since November of 1966. This is from the fourth generation (E70), which was made between March of 1979 and June of 1987. The engine of this one is a 1.3 liter 4K straight-4 that produces 59 horsepower and 72 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 14.3 seconds and has a top speed of 93 mph.

From the Archive: 1977 Honda Civic | 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

Here’s a ’77 Honda Civic that was at the 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Honda Civic is a subcompact that’s been in production since July of 1972. This is from the first generation, which was made between July of 1972 and June of 1979. The engine is a 1.2 liter EE CCVC straight-4 that produces 60 horsepower and 58 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 12.5 seconds and has a top speed of 90 mph.