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”

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”

Graded: Chevrolet Front-Wheel Drive ‘Z’ Cars

Welcome back to Graded. Here we discuss legendary marques, models, or trim packages, and then 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. HaveContinue reading “Graded: Chevrolet Front-Wheel Drive ‘Z’ 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”