Super Awesome: French company De La Chapelle builds 2/3 Scale Classic Car Replicas for your race-ready kids to Go Kart racing in!
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Just in Time for Star Wars Day: the Vintage Works Speeder turns the streets of Anytown, USA into an Ewok-infested Rebel moon base!
A change in federal law may allow DeLorean Motor Company of Humble, Texas to build a brand new DeLorean from original parts. With a modern engine, the replica may sell for around $100,000.
Out of Holland comes the Carice Mk1, a replica based on the classic look of the Porsche 356 with an electric drivetrain and a curb weight under 800 pounds.
Plans are in place to produce some 200 of these re-born “Veloschmitt” Messerschmitt human-hybrid microcar replicas with a price tag of about $7200 each.
Honda is bringing its $100,000 RCV 1000 RR motorcycle to market soon, and we didn’t know much about it- but we do now. Check out the engine patents here.
Honda’s entry into the globe-trotting MotoGP series is the RC213V – an extremely powerful, high-strung machine that makes so-called superbikes look like (overgrown) children’s playthings. Super-talented riders like Marquez and Pedrosa can barely keep a handle on the thing, so people like us? People like you and me? We have no chance of taming this […]
If you were a child of the 80s, you already know what you’re looking at. If you’re not (I feel bad for you, truly), that’s KITT’s dashboard, and the man you see driving around has spent the last three years building a pitch-perfect replica of Knight Rider‘s least porn-y headliner from the bones of a 1991 Pontiac Firebird GTA.
I am slowly but surely getting back into the groove of things, and I have a whole lot of work to catch up on. One of the first stories to catch my eye this morning was the work of Andrew McClary, who bought an old GT-40 replica kit car on eBay. He not only restored […]
Porsches apparently make good electric cars – there were a number of them in Cape Girardeau last weekend, all silent as ghosts and sexy as hell in both the early afternoon sun and the late afternoon rain. My personal favorite of the bunch was the Cayenne SUV looming in between a 904, a 914, a 911, and a 356A Speedster.
The smallest car you can buy today isn’t the Smart ForTwo or even Gordon Murray’s T.27 city car, it’s the Peel Bamby P50 – and you can buy it, right now, for just about 12000 USD. We first covered the rebirth of the Peel P50 microcar a year ago, and are happy to report that […]