10 V8-Powered Cars You Can Afford

Not long ago, V8-powered cars filled, for the most part, the garages of wealthy playboys and businessmen, remaining only but a fantasy for the average motorist. However, the tides of change have brought those grumbling V8’s within reach – so, of course, that leaves you with a choice this summer; a pool or…

Ford Crown Victoria ‘P71’ Police Interceptor
Above: Ford Crown Victoria ‘P71’ Police Interceptor

Ford Crown Victoria ‘P71’ Police Interceptor (1998 – 2011)
Code-named ‘P71’, the Interceptor was the badass version of the (quite flaccid) civilian Crown Victoria sedan. Why you’d want one? It’s got a specially-tuned 4.6-litre, 250-horsepower V8 and a whole lot of heavy duty equipment to go with it, including heavy-duty transmission, radiator, and alternator, meaning you can burn off those rear tires all day. A P71 can be had for as low as $1,500, however a good-running condition one can go upwards of $3,000 – still not bad for what is, technically, a cheap muscle car.

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Octavian Lacatusu

Mad about cars before he could even walk, Octavian Lacatusu has worked as a writer and photojournalist at several media outlets, ever more in pursuit of telling the perfect car story. As an avid fan of history in general, Octavian enjoys classic old stuff, particularly if it’s got an engine. When not doing anything ‘journalistical’, he spends his down time building crazy stuff out of LEGO or takes on the ever-popular art of video gaming. 

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