General Motors had taken a lightweight and stripped-down aluminum hot rod chassis and slapped a thoroughly modern 6-liter, 400-horsepower Cadillac V-8 engine under its clamshell hood.
The Cadillac of hot rods
Take a large displacement, high powered engine, and drop that puppy under the hood of a stripped down chassis. That's the hot rod formula. That's also what makes the Cadillac VSR concept so interesting to a gearhead like me.
Behind the scissor doors, you'll find a pair of carbon fiber bucket seats and a digital instrument cluster. An iPhone compatible audio system and rearview camera round out the admittedly limited cabin tech package.