1991 Golf with a Cadillac V8

1991 Golf with a Cadillac Northstar V8

This 1991 Volkswagen Golf called “Coupe de Golf” was built by CWS Tuning in Regina, Saskatchewan. The car is powered by a Cadillac Northstar V8 that produces 300 horsepower. Other upgrades include Brembo 11″ disc brakes and 3″ stainless steel exhaust. Source: CWS Tuning

New Saleen 302 Premium Race Motors

Saleen released a press release recently stating it will offer its high performance 302 crate engine. Upgrades include being bored and stroked to 5 liters, bigger injectors, upgraded aluminum heads and pistons, camshafts, connecting rods and crank. Packages are 390 horsepower for the NA version and 580 horsepower for the supercharged version. No word on … Read more

Reggie Jackson’s 1969 Camaro

Reggie Jackson's 1969 Camaro with a 454 LSX V8

The engine was built by GM Performance Parts and GM Performance Division with the help of NHRA racer Warren Johnson to show off the LSX platform. The 454 ci small-block LSX engine produces 641 hp and 611 lb-ft of torque. The engine is not fuel injected but instead uses a single Holley 950 cfm four-barrel … Read more

America Makes Worthless Engines?

Or that is at least what 62 motoring journalists from 30 countries has thought since 1999. The International Engine of the Year started in 1999 and votes on the 14 categories including the most coveted category, Engine of the Year. In the past 9 years an American company has made it only twice and both … Read more

Jeff Hanson’s 1969 Camaro

Lateral-G’s April Car of the Month was Jeff Hanson’s incredible 1969 Pro-Touring Camaro. Most of this car has been upgraded with just about everything Detroit Speed & Engineering has to offer stuffed into it. Jeff swapped an LS7 with a Katech Cam Kit, headers, and a custom dry sump oil system. Of course a T56 … Read more

LS9 Swap Potential?

Well it has been a while but GM has finally released details on the ZR1 Corvette with the new supercharged LS9. Since the engine wall has been strengthened the LS9 engine could preform better then previous LSx models for turbocharging. Tech sheets show it is 20% stronger then the LS3 engine. I am sure many … Read more