One of the more interesting creations on display at this week’s SEMA show in Las Vegas comes from tuning company Icon and is called the Derelict.
This old-but-new monster is a 1952 Chevrolet Deluxe Business Coupe hiding a full arsenal of modern engineering beneath an almost 60-year old shell.
The vehicle rides on a complete powder-coated Art Morrison chassis with a front independent suspension set up and a multi-link rear. An all-aluminum, fuel-injected 6.2-litre General Motors LS3 V8 provides motivation with 430 horsepower (320kW) on tap. The big motor is matched up with a 4L65E automatic transmission and putting on the anchors are six-piston brakes with ABS. The wheels have a junkyard charm but are actually custom CNC-machined rims cloaked in BF Goodrich rubber. (more…)