£300 van converted into 150mph drag racer

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Re: £300 van converted into 150mph drag racer

Post by Shred » Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:02 pm

Nice!
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Re: £300 van converted into 150mph drag racer

Post by Pete » Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:24 pm

I wish I could find that video of Jay Leno in a Volvo station wagon that looks reasonably stock but the drive train is tricked out and it has 600hp or some crazy thing.

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Re: £300 van converted into 150mph drag racer

Post by Shred » Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:44 pm

This one's not exactly a sleeper, it's the 850 estate from the BTCC 1994 Touring cars season.


When Volvo entered an estate, people laughed, then it did well, and people stopped laughing and looked on in amazement.
Really good machine.
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Re: £300 van converted into 150mph drag racer

Post by nolaxride » Wed Feb 05, 2020 3:17 pm

Sweet... who'd a thunk it.
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Re: £300 van converted into 150mph drag racer

Post by Pete » Wed Feb 05, 2020 3:32 pm

the Leno Volvo was a green color I think, and he pulled up beside at least one sports car and left it in the dust. Looked like a soccer mom car but was a beast. Not sure why it's not on YT
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