This Malibu was built by the late Ed Wood, a SoCal hot rodder notorious for some wild engine swaps, like a front-engine Olds 455ci-powered Corvair. The Malibu was stretched 13 inches up front and initially housed a pair of Olds 400ci V8s under its elongated hood. When 500hp wasn’t enough, Wood bought a military surplus Allison V-1710 V12 engine, the same engine that powered a multitude of World War IIera warplanes, like the P-51 Mustang and P-38 Lightning.
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