Most station wagons are probably purchased to handle the demands of large cargo while keeping the essential handling abilities of a car. Sometimes, they’re also purchased to be total sleepers, or simply, just because.
Sean Fink’s 1963 Chevrolet Nova Wagon for instance, is used to pull single digit passes in the quarter mile. The whistle of the huge 106 mm turbo nearly drowns out the 400 cubic inch Chevrolet Small Block’s V8 roar. This insane turbo wagon is good for a quarter mile pass of 8.1 seconds at a trap speed of 172 mph. Whoosh.
There’s no word on how much power this grocery-getter is making, but we’ll let you make your own guesses based on those wheel stands.