Chevrolet Camaro second generation (1970-1981)

The Second Generation Chevrolet Camaro was introduced to market in February 1970 and remained in production for 12 years. This generation’s styling, inspired in part by Jaguar, Aston Martin, and Ferrari, was longer, lower, and wider than the first generation Camaro. A convertible body-type was no longer available. Although it was an all-new car, the basic mechanical layout of the … Continua a leggere

Toyota Supra – second generation (1982-1986)

Mark II (1982-1986) In 1982, Toyota completely redesigned the Celica Supra as well as the entire Celica lineup. In Japan, they were known as Celica XX, but everywhere else the Celica Supra name stuck. Still being based around the Celica platform, there were several key differences, most notably the design of the front end and fully retractable pop-up headlights. Other … Continua a leggere

Subaru Impreza WRX STI – Second Generation

GDB chassis (2000 – 2008) In 2000, the Impreza line received a complete update. The chassis was stiffened so that it had 120% torsional stiffness increase. The WRX STi gained 17″ x 7.5″ alloy wheels over the previous 16″ x 7″ wheels. The 5 speed manual transmission (reputed to be one of the car’s weakpoints) was changed to an STi … Continua a leggere

Volkswagen Scirocco Second generation (1982–1992)

Second generation (1982–1992) A heavily re-designed “Mark II” variant went on sale in 1982, although it remained on the A1 platform. One unique feature of the Mark II was the location of the rear spoiler midway up the glass on the rear hatch. A mid-cycle update occurred in 1984, which included minor changes over the 1982 model: removal of the … Continua a leggere