Posted on 04. Jan, 2013 by BajaBusta.
Introduced in 1980,It took another three years for the range to gain a real sports model. The Fuego Turbo, launched in 1983, featured the engine of the R18 Turbo, developing 132 hp at 3,000 rpm. Result: a top speed of more than 124 mph and 0-60 mph in under ten seconds. The Fuego Turbo boasted [...]
Posted on 01. Jan, 2013 by BajaBusta.
American Motors began building a new small front drive four door during 1982, at its Kenosha, Wisconsin, plant. the aptly named Alliance was a close copy of the European Renault 9 four door. However, AMC produced at two door version just for US sale.Alliance bowed as an ’83 and sold well at just over 142,000 [...]
Posted on 05. Jun, 2012 by BajaBusta.
The rear-engined 845cc Dauphine was introduced in 1956 and a million were sold in four years. Over 200,000went to the USA. It was also made under licence y Alfa Romeo in Italy and in Brazil by Willys-Overland. Tuner Amédée Gordini produced a high performance version which took his name.