Japanese-American mashup is ClassicCars.com most popular car of the year

A heavily modified 1999 Acura Integra with a massive 8.2-liter Cadillac V8 engine in the back seat was the most popular car of 2018 viewed on ClassicCars.com. It was viewed by nearly 40,000 visitors to the website.

The car, which was listed by Streetside Classics in Lithia Springs, Georgia, looks stock to those not in the know, but looks can be deceiving.

According to the listing, the idea was to keep the car as close to factory standard as possible but to make it a true sleeper. Outside, the only visible upgrades appear to be custom vents at the rear of the car and upgraded headlights, as well as the wheels, exhaust and paint.

We’re guessing that misconception only lasts as long as the driver keeps his or her foot off the accelerator pedal. In the car’s hatch sits a 1970s Cadillac V8 was equipped with twin

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