For the second generation, the high-performance R/T package was added and came standard with the previous generation’s 440 “Magnum”, with the 426 Hemi optional. The 1969 model year brought exterior changes included a new grille with a center divider and new longitudinal taillights. The bumble… Read More
The 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona was intended to be a high-performance, limited-edition version of the Dodge Charger produced in the summer of 1969 for the sole purpose of winning high-profile NASCAR races.
The first-generation Chevrolet Camaro appeared in Chevrolet dealerships in September 29, 1966 for the 1967 model year on a brand-new rear wheel drive GM F-body platform and was available as a 2-door, 2+2 seat, hardtop (no “B” or center pillar) or convertible, with the choice… Read More
A high-powered version of the Saab 9-3, the “Viggen” (English: Thunderbolt), was marketed from 1999 to 2002, named after the Saab 37 Viggen aircraft.
The performance 9-5 Aero was first released in 2000 with a 2.3T B235R engine. The B235R engine of the 9-5 Aero was capable of providing immense torque and, in terms of acceleration, outperformed the contemporary Porsche 911 Turbo from 40-90 mph.
The R33 GT-R launched in January 1995 with the base model GT-R and the V·Spec model. The V·Spec model weighed in 10 kg (22 lb) heavier, and had sportier suspension resulting in lower ground clearance.
In Japan, the GT/B-Spec was introduced in 1994 with lowered and stiffened suspension and a higher performance rear differential. The next generation of the GT-B was introduced June 1996, with the front and rear struts supplied by Bilstein (The “B” designation stood for Bilstein).
In 2005, Mitsubishi introduced a concept version of the next-gen Evolution at the 39th Tokyo Motor Show named the Concept-X.
Mitsubishi introduced the Lancer Evolution IX in 2005, The 2.0L Inline-four engine has MIVEC technology (variable valve timing) and a revised turbocharger design boosting official power output at the crankshaft to 291 PS (214 kW; 287 hp) and torque to 392 N⋅m (289 lb⋅ft).
Introduced in 1978 the turbo body was originally a 3-door combi coupé version but later in 1979-80 the company produced a two-door model, which was a limited homologation exercise to enable the production of a rally car.
The 155 was very successful in touring car racing, between 1992 and 1994, the 155 managed to take the Italian Superturismo Championship, the German DTM championship, the Spanish Touring Car Championship, and the British Touring Car Championship.
As with the previous generation, Volvo offered a high performance variant called V70 R AWD based on the PCC2 concept car from 2001. It was only available with a Haldex based all-wheel drive system and a 2.5L turbocharged five cylinder engine rated at 300 metric… Read More