Chevy Lumina APV Body On Pontiac G6 GTP Chassis Is America At Its Best
Minivans are often viewed as vehicles for soccer moms, mainly because of their common use for transporting children to and from soccer practice. Modern minivans, however, have become more athletic, in the sense that they offer more grunt than they usually do.
But before the existence of powerful minivans, Basic mechanical sports forum user ShawneeCreek rose to the challenge of transforming a people carrier into a racing machine. The result? This – the screaming 1996 Chevy Lumina APV.R “Murica!
Now, apart from the patriotic graphics produced, what is special about this construction? As the title suggests, this Chevrolet MPV sits on top of another General Motors brand, a seventh generation Pontiac Grand Prix, in particular a 2006 G6 GTP. The body, as mentioned, came from a Chevrolet Lumina APV 1996.
In addition, this Frankenstein Build, it also races inside, which means that the headliners have been removed and most of the rear interior has been removed to gain weight. Power comes from a 3900 V6 engine that produces 240 horsepower (179 kilowatts) and 240 pound-feet (325 Newton meters) of torque. And yes, it comes with a GM F40 6-speed manual transmission.
This construction is on sale for only $ 2,000. It’s cheap, but the seller was totally honest about some car issues. It is noisy and drafty, and it idles at 2000 rpm, which, according to the seller, could be due to the cold air intake installed.
He also added that maintenance of the engine would not be easy due to the nature of its construction. In all cases, the seller is prepared to sell the unit by the piece.