Find of the Day – Custom Chevy Powered Porsche 928

Here is something completely different. A 1980 Porsche 928 Euro-spec that has been thoroughly modified. For starters, there is a 350 cubic inch Chevy V8 engine up front, complete with air intake sprouting from the hood. The taillights, rear spoiler and wheels have been reworked. Actually, it might be easier to list what is stillContinue reading “Find of the Day – Custom Chevy Powered Porsche 928”

Britney’s Music Video Stuffed with ’80s Cars

This edition of music videos and cars is a bit outside of my wheelhouse. I had not heard of this song or viewed the music video until I was conducting research for the Fox Body ‘Stangs Featured in Music Videos article. That is when I stumbled on this retro-inspired video for Pretty Girls by BritneyContinue reading “Britney’s Music Video Stuffed with ’80s Cars”

Find of the Day – 1989 Chevrolet Caprice Wagon

Remember when these behemoths ruled the streets? Before the minivans took over? Well, if you are looking to relive the past with a V8-powered condominium on wheels, you’re in luck. This 1989 Chevrolet Caprice Wagon has 169,000 km on the odometer and is reported to have a rebuilt engine, rebuilt engine and fresh paint. SpeakingContinue reading “Find of the Day – 1989 Chevrolet Caprice Wagon”

Graded: Chevrolet Corvette C4

Welcome to Graded. Here we discuss legendary marques, models, or trim packages and affix a letter grade to a selection of vehicles falling under that topic. The grades mean nothing and are completely arbitrary. I fully encourage you to tell me what I got wrong and how you would grade them instead. Have some funContinue reading “Graded: Chevrolet Corvette C4”

Confessions – King of the (Rental) Hill

Every Victoria Day Long Weekend we would make the pilgrimage to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (then Mosport). It was an unofficial tradition that began when I was 13 years of age and continued until I was well into my 20s. My Dad, Cousin, Uncle and a few others would make the annual trek. We’d allContinue reading “Confessions – King of the (Rental) Hill”

Choices – 1973 NASCAR Road Cars

Welcome back to Choices. An evolution of a series I wrote years ago where seemingly similar cars are pit against one another in a battle for your affection. It’s like trying to choose your favourite child (although some days that’s easier than others). Your task, if you agree to accept it, is to determine whichContinue reading “Choices – 1973 NASCAR Road Cars”

Chevrolet Cobalt SS – Missed Connection

When we last left my vehicular adventures, I had just acquired a new job, sold my Camaro and now needed a newer, more reliable car. I went into the dealership with an honest enough mission. Buy a base Cobalt coupe, with a manual transmission, to save money and gas. But as often happens with me,Continue reading “Chevrolet Cobalt SS – Missed Connection”

Dream Nearly Achieved – 1996 Chevrolet Camaro

After my Oldsmobile Alero was unceremoniously ripped from life, I needed a new car. Originally, I decided to purchase a brand new 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt SS Supercharged. With a sizable down payment courtesy of my insurance payout, the monthly finance wasn’t going to be too bad. I ordered a blue coupe with matching blue interior.Continue reading “Dream Nearly Achieved – 1996 Chevrolet Camaro”

Choices – 1992 NASCAR Coupes

Welcome back to Choices. An evolution of a series I wrote years ago where seemingly similar cars are pit against one another in a battle for your affection. It’s like trying to choose your favourite child (although some days that’s easier than others). Your task, if you agree to accept it, is to determine whichContinue reading “Choices – 1992 NASCAR Coupes”

Choices – 1989 Manual Minivans

Welcome to a new-ish feature on AutoLobotomy.com. An evolution of a series I used to write years ago, seemingly similar cars are pit against one another in a battle for your affection. It’s like trying to choose your favourite child (although some days that’s easier than others). Your task, if you agree to accept it,Continue reading “Choices – 1989 Manual Minivans”