This DIY Electric Ferrari 308 GTS from EV West has a manual transmission, zero emissions, and is basically the Best Car Ever.
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Recycled Hawtness: Alfaholics GTA-R 290 restomod takes everything good about the classic Alfa Romeo and makes it even better!
The electrification of classic Austin Mini models continues with the simple, ruggedly-built Moke. Now, the classic Moke is making a zero-emission comeback!
The makers of the Nissan Patrol Volcan 4×4 are calling this restored SUV “investment grade fun”, but is this low-impact classic worth the effort?
The stream of awesome, DIY Volvos continues with this 242DL packing more than 800 twin-turbo Viper-sourced horsepower under its boxy hood. Flying bricks go!
This classic, 1967 Volvo Amazon coupe has been brought back to life with a Nissan transmission, Samsung Galaxy baed dash, and a snarling, BMW V10 heart!
A concept that blends vintage WWII aircraft with classic pre-war luxury cars, the upcoming Helios from ICON motors combines timeless style with Tesla tech!
Laverda isn’t well-known outside 2-wheel enthusiast circles- but if the Laverda 750 had looked like this restored Wrenchmonkees cafe racer when new, it would have been a legend.
This 38 hp smallframe Vespa restomod from Germany makes more power than the new Harley-Davidson Street 500, weighs less than yo mama, gets 90 MPG, and goes like stink. It’s perfect.
Not everyone sees a cut-down, steampunk masterpiece when they look at the rusted remains of an old Honda P25. Not everyone, however, is Chicara Nagata.
The most significant trend in today’s motorcycle industry is the shifting of focus away from the aging baby-boomer crowd of wanna-be Hell’s Angel accountants and orthodontists who fueled the last Harley boom towards the young, trendy urbanites who will, hopefully, catch the 2-wheeled fire and fan its flames for the next 30-40 years of their […]
Kawasaki’s smallest Ninja has been “first bike” standard-bearer for over a decade, if not longer. Still, while the high-revving 250 cc twin and willing chassis can provide some great thrills while you’re on the steepest part of the learning curve, there’s something about the bike’s aggressively plastic bodywork that can leave some people- myself, included!- […]
By most estimates, building a new, mid-sized car (think Ford Fusion or Toyota Camry) releases about 20 tons of CO2 emissions into the air- or, about as much CO2 emissions as a typical car driving 50,000 miles, according to the EPA. That’s why making an existing car last longer is, in many cases, the “greenest” […]
Zeke is a 10 year-old kid who built himself a custom cafe racer out of a boneyard Honda CB200 with just than a stack of manuals and access to hand tools.
The bad news is that there’s not a lot of backstory on this latest entry in Gas 2’s Recycled Hawtness series, presented by the techs from a Spanish motorcycle shop in Alicante, Spain called Sport Production. The good news is that there doesn’t need to be. Quite simply put, this video captures the story of […]
The suspension, wheels, and brakes are readily available Yamaha R6 sportbike bits that can be found at many local salvage yards. You can find the tank, light, and handlebars at salvage yards, as well. The dash and instruments are all-digital, leaving the awkwardness of the factory original far, far behind.
You don’t need to drop down $10K on a new Triumph to get the look and feel of a classic sportsbike – you just need a little help from Benjie’s Cafe Racers, who can help you craft some home-built hawtness of your own.
The future belongs to solar power, and Jason Anello – from solar power company Sungevity – is a big part of the reason why. How so? Put simply: the guy is a marketing genius, and he (along with Sungevity) converted an old USPS mail truck into a solar-powered popsicle stand that hands out artisan-grade popsicles […]