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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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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

 
Orange 1968 Marcos 1600 GT Is a Barn Find That Gets Second Lease at Life
Orange 1968 Marcos 1600 GT Is a Barn Find That Gets Second Lease at Life

20 May 2020, 16:28 UTC / Two-year restoration breathes new life into British kit car, after it spent 24 years exposed to the elements. It’s now for sale again

 
Center-Seat Porsche 550 Spyder Is Brown With Orange Leather
Center-Seat Porsche 550 Spyder Is Brown With Orange Leather

29 Apr 2020, 19:57 UTC / This is one of two cars they brought to SEMA last year, and we have to say S-Klub have perfect taste when it comes to the color combinations

 
This Glickenhaus Mini Boot Is a Baja 1000 Racer You Can Build at Home
This Glickenhaus Mini Boot Is a Baja 1000 Racer You Can Build at Home

28 Apr 2020, 10:02 UTC / Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus decided to go forward with a kit car project eligible for entrance in the Baja 1000, Paris to Dakar and other races

 
Slash by Vetter Kit Car Aims to Be Your Personal Batmobile
Slash by Vetter Kit Car Aims to Be Your Personal Batmobile

16 Mar 2020, 04:10 UTC / Mike Vetter of The Car Factory debuts his latest project: a Batmobile replica car entirely built by hand. It’s been listed for sale for $89,000

 
Fake Porsche from Russia Is Actually a Lada, The Badge Looks Nice
Fake Porsche from Russia Is Actually a Lada, The Badge Looks Nice

21 May 2019, 09:47 UTC / The first-generation Porsche Boxster isn't exactly the most sought-after sportscar on the used car market, but these wacky Russians want to build a budget one

 
Fake Ford RS200 Convertible Is Actually a Toyota MR2
Fake Ford RS200 Convertible Is Actually a Toyota MR2

11 May 2019, 09:57 UTC / The Blue Oval might have only brought 200 road-going units of the RS200 to the world, but this one fortunatelly isn't one of them