HOT ROD Power Tour is special. It’s not just the cars, or the driving, or the seven cities visited in seven days. Each of those would certainly be worthy of the trip in their own right. But what makes Power Tour a yearly pilgrimage for so many is the people. Over and over again, that sentiment is echoed throughout the week by folks from all walks of life, who make their living in so many different ways all over the country.
Summertime is fast approaching and we’re gearing up for road trips, car shows and racing. To help enthusiasts like us prep for this summer’s driving season, Chevrolet Performance is currently offering deals on transmissions and other drivetrain components until June 30. The program includes a $200 mail-in rebate on Chevrolet Performance transmissions and a $50 mail-in rebate on all Chevrolet Performance transmission controllers or torque converters.*
HOT ROD Power Tour is known as a showcase for some of the nation’s wildest builds. For today’s Flashback Friday, we’re revisiting Michael Richardson’s 1995 BMW E36 M3 from Power Tour’s 2018 edition. Under the hood is an LSA engine. The story is below.
Whether you love to cruise with the windows down, hit the strip, or navigate cones on the autocross circuit -- or a little of all three -- with spring around the corner it’s almost time to get back behind the wheel. We’ve featured a wide variety of unique vehicles and their interesting owners on The BLOCK over the years, and we’ve decided to revisit a few to help put you in the mood to Go Driving.
Among the many unique trucks on hand at the C10 Nationals inside Texas Motor Speedway was one that came from the other side of the world. The school-bus colored, right-hand drive 1977 Holden One Tonner caught our eye both for its stunning fabrication work and the LS swap under the hood.
For some lucky people, work and passion collide. Bill Martens, Chevrolet Performance Associate Marketing Manager, is one such individual.
Next up in our series of articles looking back at some of readers’ favorites is one spotlighting Muscle Rods’ Conversion Kit to Retrofit LT Engines in Your Classic C10.