This is a Gold 1972 Luxury LeMans Sport Coupe. The Luxury LeMans had a chrome valance panel under the front bumper. CLICK->
Gold 1972 Luxury LeMans Sport Coupe, left side view. This one has a tan colored top and a saddle interior. CLICK->
Gold 1972 Luxury LeMans Sport Coupe, left rear view. CLICK->
Gold 1972 Luxury LeMans Sport Coupe, interior view. This one has the saddle colored interior. Real clean! CLICK->
Gold 1972 Luxury LeMans Sport Coupe, 350ci engine. CLICK->
Supercharged gold 1972 LeMans hardtop owned by Mark Elliott. CLICK->
Shot of the supercharged engine in Mark's gold 1972 LeMans hardtop. A supercharger is a forced induction system. It compresses the air flowing into the engine. See the fitting on the top of the carburetor. The advantage of compressing the air is that it lets the engine feed more air into each cylinder. More air means that more fuel can be stuffed in, too, so you get more power. CLICK->
Another shot of the car's engine. Here it has a different supercharger setup on it. The typical boost provided by a supercharger is 6 to 8 pounds per square inch (psi). Normal atmospheric pressure is 14.7 psi at sea level. I'll bet you a dollar that the gauge seen here facing the driver is a "boost" gauge. CLICK->
Here is Mark at the dragstrip. He has gone 10.18 seconds at 144.95 mph in the 1/4 mile in street trim. See that license plate. It has a tiger on it. Mark has a special issue Pennsylvania tiger license plate.
The Pennsylvania Zoological Council offers these Save Wild Animals license plates to help save endangered wildlife. It has a pair of Amur tigers printed on them. This is a sample version which became available April 10, 1996. CLICK->
Mark squaring off against an old Firebird at Maple Grove Raceway. This is a 1/4 mile, NHRA sanctioned facility. It hosts the Lucas Oil Nationals, the Bracket Nationals and the Super Chevy Show. It is in Mohnton, Pennsylvania which is south of Reading, PA. CLICK->
Mark is practicing his burnouts in his driveway. CLICK->
Gold 1972 LeMans hardtop, left front view. CLICK->
Gold 1972 LeMans hardtop, right front view. CLICK->
Another front view of Mark's gold 1972 LeMans hardtop. He has a chin spoiler under the front bumper. PICTURE SET CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE ...