The Pontiac Grand Prix has been enjoyed by millions of consumers since its introduction to the automobile world in 1962. Originally introduced as a personal luxury car, the Grand Prix has gone through numerous phases, styles, options and classifications. Through the years Pontiac has offered the Grand Prix as a convertible, coupe and sedan with various engine, transmission, interior and exterior option packages.
Vortec gets its name from a line of small block engines for GM trucks. The name first appeared in a 1984 advertisement for the 4.3 L V6 that used “vortex technology” to produce a swirl inside the combustion chamber that allowed for better air/fuel flow.
When we talk about the Ford 5.4 L V-8 engine, many would remember that the legendary engine is one of the “10 Best” engines as nominated by Ward’s Auto World. Indeed, this engine has been installed in many of Ford’s most popular vehicles. The engine pertains to Ford’s modular engine family together with 4.6L V-8 and the 6.8L V-10. However, the Ford 5.4 L V-8 stands out to be considered as the best built engine by Ford in the industry. The secret formula is exceptional quality and attention to detail that Ford has carefully developed for this line of the engine since when it first debuted.
The Nissan Frontier is one of the oldest running trucks in the U.S. market right now giving it a rich history. Called the Navara in global markets, it started out in production in Smyrna, Tennessee in 1997. In 2012 Nissan moved its Frontier product from Smyrna, TN to a more modern plant in Canton, Mississippi. With its 4 doors and compact body, it was made to replace the Nissan D21 Hardbody truck which was steadily losing popularity. In 2004, it was treated to a redesign effectively calling it into its second generation.