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5 Most Impressive Kit Cars You Can Buy Today
5 Most Impressive Kit Cars You Can Buy Today

30 Jan 2024, 18:49 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / For car enthusiasts who are also talented DIYers, a kit car is the ultimate project, and these five examples can cover every budget

 
Superlite SL-C: The Supercar Slayer That You Can Build at Home for Less Than $100K
Superlite SL-C: The Supercar Slayer That You Can Build at Home for Less Than $100K

13 Oct 2023, 12:48 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Though it's not cheap, this beautiful kit car with a winning motorsport resume can be built for a fraction of the cost of a track-focused Ferrari or Lamborghini

 
Life-Size Tamiya Wild One R/C Car Ready to Go on Public Roads, Pricing Starts at $45,000
Life-Size Tamiya Wild One R/C Car Ready to Go on Public Roads, Pricing Starts at $45,000

10 Jul 2023, 09:06 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Little Car Company releases more details, including pricing, for the Wild One MAX off-road vehicle, a life-size replica of an R/C car

 
The Jamaican II V8 Story: A '60s American Kit Car That Looked Coachbuilt in Italy
The Jamaican II V8 Story: A '60s American Kit Car That Looked Coachbuilt in Italy

5 May 2023, 12:17 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / To the average person, it looked like a Ferrari or Lamborghini, but the Jamaican II was an American-made fiberglass kit car

 
Remembering the Maxton Rollerskate: America's Lightweight, Rotary-Powered Roadster
Remembering the Maxton Rollerskate: America's Lightweight, Rotary-Powered Roadster

27 Apr 2023, 13:11 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / With a fiberglass body, a Mazda rotary, and a chassis inspired by the Lotus Seven, the Rollerskate was a fascinating track toy that you could build yourself

 
Supercharged Vintage Kit Car That Looks Like a Toy Proves To Be a Real Drag Racing Menace
Supercharged Vintage Kit Car That Looks Like a Toy Proves To Be a Real Drag Racing Menace

25 Sep 2022, 16:19 UTC · By: Bogdan Bebeselea / Watch an interesting drag race event where a toy-looking, supercharged kit car managed to wipe the floor with its competition

 
Build Your Own Classic Peel P50 Microcar on the Cheap, If You Dare
Build Your Own Classic Peel P50 Microcar on the Cheap, If You Dare

14 Jun 2022, 08:35 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The Peel P50 is making a comeback of sorts, including an electric version that sells as a DIY kit that takes roughly 50 hours to assemble

 
Pontiac GTO-Based Veyron Is a Cheap, Convincing Ticket to Bugatti Ownership (Not)
Pontiac GTO-Based Veyron Is a Cheap, Convincing Ticket to Bugatti Ownership (Not)

25 Apr 2022, 08:46 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / A replica Bugatti Veyron is being sold off on eBay, with the disputable claim that it’s “hard to tell the difference” between it and the real thing

 
Turnkey Replica Cars Will Be Legal in the USA, Enthusiasts Have Won
Turnkey Replica Cars Will Be Legal in the USA, Enthusiasts Have Won

4 Mar 2022, 01:05 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The NHTSA has approved rules and regulations for the manufacture and sale of classic-themed cars, also known as replicas. They are legal to sell in turnkey form

 
Factory Five GTM With 454 LSX V8 Could Give the C8 a Run for Its Money
Factory Five GTM With 454 LSX V8 Could Give the C8 a Run for Its Money

8 Nov 2021, 16:11 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Based in Wareham, Massachusetts, Factory Five's provided high-quality and capable kit cars to satisfy the DIY itch for a plethora of different automotive niches

 
Sus-Looking Imposter Lambo-Countach Should Never Play Among Us
Sus-Looking Imposter Lambo-Countach Should Never Play Among Us

6 Oct 2021, 21:14 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / This sus-looking imposter Lamborghini Countach is actually another mid-engined sports car with a powerplant taken from a GMC pickup

 
McLaren F1 Is Being Sold For $70K, Something Is Off
McLaren F1 Is Being Sold For $70K, Something Is Off

13 Jul 2021, 20:17 UTC · By: Dragos Chitulescu / This McLaren F1 seems to be having some sort of personality disorder, as it looks a bit strange, and the exhaust-note is not of McLaren origin

 
The Modular, Assemble-Your-Own Höga Is Ikea and Renault’s Fictional Car Baby
The Modular, Assemble-Your-Own Höga Is Ikea and Renault’s Fictional Car Baby

11 May 2021, 14:00 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / A new proposal on sustainable and affordable personal transportation of the future takes inspiration from Ikea, integrates it into Renault’s mobility program

 
Ant Anstead’s Tipo184 Will Make You Feel a Bit Like Fangio in the U.S. Too
Ant Anstead’s Tipo184 Will Make You Feel a Bit Like Fangio in the U.S. Too

4 Mar 2021, 12:09 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / Newly available information about this very interesting kit car suggests it's not going to be confined to its home market of United Kingdom

 
This Factory Five Kit Is One Engine and a Transmission Short of a Complete Build
This Factory Five Kit Is One Engine and a Transmission Short of a Complete Build

20 Jan 2021, 15:25 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Factory Five offers Stage 1 and Stage 2 for building hot rods, each priced at $9,990, but also a complete one for $19,990

 
These 1935 Pickups Are Hot Rods Anyone Can Build
These 1935 Pickups Are Hot Rods Anyone Can Build

19 Jan 2021, 16:20 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / These two 1935 pickups have been built using Factory Five-developed kits, the price for one (sans engine and transmission) is $19,900

 
Alfa Romeo 158 Alfetta Kit Car Costs $10k Excluding Donor Mazda MX-5 Miata
Alfa Romeo 158 Alfetta Kit Car Costs $10k Excluding Donor Mazda MX-5 Miata

25 Dec 2020, 21:00 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / One of the coolest kit cars around, the "Tipo 184" looks like an Alfa Romeo 158 Alfetta Formula 1 car but it's actually a Mazda MX-5 Miata under the skin

 
"Fierri Enzo" Is for Sale, a Unique Chance to Own the Worst Piece of Car History
"Fierri Enzo" Is for Sale, a Unique Chance to Own the Worst Piece of Car History

1 Sep 2020, 12:48 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / We know by now that it's not too difficult to botch up a replica car, but this 1986 Pontiac Fiero turned into a Ferrari Enzo is on a different level

 
Ride in a Vintage Wooden Kit Car Around Town and Look Like a Real Hustler
Ride in a Vintage Wooden Kit Car Around Town and Look Like a Real Hustler

1 Sep 2020, 11:14 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / The Hustler is the name of the car and you're fiddling around in a model that was not only available in timber, but also with in fiber glass and with six wheels

 
Jay Leno Drives the Worst Ferrari Enzo Kit Car Ever, the Fierri Enzo
Jay Leno Drives the Worst Ferrari Enzo Kit Car Ever, the Fierri Enzo

25 Jun 2020, 13:01 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Car Bros own what they call “literally the worst car in the world,” a 1986 Pontiac Fiero that’s been converted into a sad, ridiculous replica of the Enzo