Ford XR6 Interceptor
The Cortina Interceptor had the aerodynamics of a brick, a four-speed box, and drum brakes at the back. It also had a trio of Webers, a rorty exhaust and a 1 200 kilo kerb mass. We liked it. A lot.
One of the few
Threats from front wheel drive German companies meant Toyota’s Corolla Liftback left buyers wanting more. Some mechanical tweaks and a full Toyota Dealer Team livery improved the little hatchback’s performance credentials.
Basil van Rooyen and his Superformance tuning company wanted to prove a point to Genral Motors in Port Elizabeth. He installed an Trans Am spec V8 engine into the minute Chevrolet chassis and the legendary ‘Little Chev’ was born.