Car Guy Confessions E29The Real Project X History, 57 Chevy Magazine Project Car
With Jeff Smith, Steve Strope and Cam Benty
Presented by ARP
Project X is the longest-running magazine project car and Car Guy Cam Benty sits with its original patron, George Elliott. The transformation and fame of the yellow 1957 Chevrolet is traced from a driveway project car to a horsepower test mule and its rebirth by Chevrolet. George shares a few secrets of Project X including it being stolen and recovered and what the car’s original color actually was, hint, it’s not yellow.
The most recent version of Project X is the controversial EV swap performed before SEMA 2021 with an electric motor from GM. While fitting with its ‘test mule’ heritage, it was a move that has made many die-hard hot rod fans groan.
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