Ask a Hemmings Editor: What gave the Chevy Vega engine its bad reputation? – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

The Chevrolet Vega represented a number of firsts when it burst onto the scene for the 1971 model year. It pioneered a number of product development processes at GM, it made use of new production methods and technologies, and it… Read More ›

A one-off race car in street car clothing: Mercury’s 1980 Cosworth Capri – Kurt Ernst @Hemmings

After a one-year absence, the Capri returned to Mercury dealers in 1979, this time as a badge-engineered Fox-body Ford Mustang. To promote the model’s sporty nature and highlight the performance potential of a four-cylinder engine, Mercury borrowed a page from… Read More ›

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