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20 Crazy Station Wagons That are Faster Than a Sports Car

Vukasin HerbezJanuary 23, 2018

  1. Mercedes C63 AMG Wagon

Everything with AMG letters on the back is lightning quick. But, the C63 AMG Wagon is one car that belongs on this list. With its compact dimensions, almost stealth look, brutal performance and over 450 HP going to the rear wheels, this car is the definition of a muscle car.

The heart of the C63 is AMG’s glorious 6.2-liter V8 engine that sounds as good as it goes. With 451 HP and its fast-shifting automatic transmission, this car can achieve 60 mph in less than four seconds. Interestingly, the C63 came in a station wagon, sedan and coupe form.

  1. Buick Roadmaster LT1

The legendary Roadmaster name returned to the Buick lineup in 1991 after a 33-year hiatus, gracing the freshly styled luxurious sedan and station wagon models. However, the car was basically the same as other offerings from General Motors in the same class.

But the Buick engineers found a way to install a Corvette LT1 5.7-liter V8 engine into Roadmaster’s engine bay. So the LT1 had 300 HP in the Corvette, but in the Buick, it had 260 HP. And that was more enough to turn this heavy wagon into a proper hot rod.

  1. Mercedes CLA 45 AMG Shooting Brake

The CLA 45 Shooting Brake is a compact wagon with an angry 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine and all-wheel drive. This combo, along with 381 HP produced astonishing acceleration times and brutal driving dynamics.

Although this is a relatively small car with not as much interior space as you would expect, it is still capable of carrying a significant amount of luggage. And it can still beat a few sports car in those stoplight drag races.

  1. Plymouth Roadrunner Wagon

Plymouth never officially sold the Roadrunner Wagon but some enthusiasts have converted quite a few cars. They built the Roadrunner on the Belvedere platform. This meant that every panel fit. So, some crafty muscle car fans took the ordinary Belvedere Wagon and put a Roadrunner front end on it.

Of course, the conversion wouldn’t be complete if the wagon retained the Belvedere drivetrain. So, they installed the Roadrunner engine, suspension and components, creating one of the fastest station wagons available. Some people even installed a Hemi engine to produce the fastest family cars in the world at the time.

These are the top crazy station wagons that are faster than a sports car. They can change any driver’s perception of what a station wagon should be. Be sure to get one of these vehicles if you’d like to shock other drivers at the stoplight.

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