Posts tagged Four wheel drive
Small Soldier - 1993 Subaru Vivio Sedan 4WD Super KK

Featuring permanent four wheel drive and a Rootes-supercharged , double overhead cam 16-valve EN07Z four cylinder engine limited to the mandatory 64 horsepower, the RX-R perfectly represented the technological arms race being fought in the lowest ranks of the automotive world

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Swedish Delight - 2000 Saab 9-3 Viggen Ecopower Pikes Peak

Saab was eager to join in on the fun, since the company had only just become a full subsidiary of American automotive giant General Motors. Keen to expand their new asset’s marketability on their home soil, GM felt a Saab participation in one of the nations most famous motorsport events was nothing short of a masterstroke.

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Doomed Dorito - 1986 Mazda RX7S Group S Protype

As the Group B RX7 was reaching its absolute peak, the FISA presented a way out for Mazda. Late in 1985 the governing body announced Group S, a formula intended to replace Group B. The ultimate goal of Group S was not to decrease speeds or limit power, but rather to expand on the formula and allow even more manufacturers to compete.

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Iron Giant - 1972 Jeep Wagoneer Competition Limited "Moby Dick"

Ignoring the blaring warning signs, Sgt. Henderson proceeded to do anything he possibly could to bring the obese machine up to speed. The weight was brought down slightly to a feathery 2000 kg (4409 lbs), and then brought back up again to 2177 kg (4799 lbs) because of extensive strengthening of the chassis, the addition of safety equipment and much larger fuel tanks.

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