Performance comes via two methods: make more power, or lose more weight. Most of us go for the first option and proceed to build engines that crank power well beyond what the manufacturer expected. Some of us go for lighter weight for the engine to move, and that’s fine too. We love seeing small-block Miatas, gutted Neon SRT4s that actually move, and the like. Then there’s that one guy. The one who always takes things just a bit too far just because he can.
This is that guy.
There isn’t much information on how this project came to be or what most of it is. The engine is an Olds 425ci that has a manifold and carb on what we’re willing to bet is a basic engine, hooked to whatever automatic bolted up, and ran out the back end of what can best be described as a frame car. There isn’t enough frame to identify what kind of vehicle it used to be and the extra tubing doesn’t look like it’s going to protect anything. And as you’d expect, putting the fairly torquey 425 into such a contraption makes for some good tire smoke and some frightening driving characteristics. According to the uploader, the thing was dismantled and parts were spread out to different projects. Good thing, too, because I can only imagine the tech inspector’s reaction if this thing were to roll up to the line.