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WATCH: Supercars vs 'Sleepers' - Here's how small tweaks can enable ordinary cars to take exotic vehicles

2018-12-07 10:05

Robin Classen

Honda de sol

Image: iStock

Sleeper cars by definition, give you no indication of any performance tuning done and that is largely down to its almost factory appearance.

Small changes like the fitment of an aftermarket wheel and a drop in suspension are probably the only tell-tale signs to suggest a bit of tinkering has taken place.

Supercars beware

A perfect example of a sleeper is the 1970 Chevrolet Pickup truck in the TV reality show Street Outlaws. While its appearance looks rugged and somewhat disheveled, under its bonnet is a custom-built V8 engine fitted with a high dosage of nitrous racing unsuspecting drivers.

WATCH: Corvette, GT-R, Hurracan vs... a Honda Insight?

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