Kit cars are interesting if only to delve into the insane mindset of the person who builds one. It’s the Canal Street handbag that everyone can spot from a mile away - but not always. Sometimes fakes like this Lamborghini LP640 replica are so convincing that they’ll take several once-overs to let you know that you… »
Kit cars often offer great compromise when searching for an authentically historic driving experience, but with the possibility of more power and reliability in a classic, without diminishing resale value. But sometimes, kit manufacturers take it too far.
If you've got about 90 large burning a hole in your fanny pack and you want a car, but are sick to death of boring rationality, boy are you in luck. Even better if you have a sort of fetish for giant, robotic insect-looking things. If that's you, you better check out this auction for Mike Vetter's ETV. »
The problem with kit cars is all the work required to get one road worthy. I mean what’s a lazy individual supposed to do? Well, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Aquila GT comes fully assembled, so all you need do is drop your shiftless ass in the seat and drive off. That is of course, if its price is right. »
Hacking up a hail-damaged car and turning it into a giant, highway-capable whale is one thing… but when your Whalemobile started live as a Yugo cabriolet, you're entering an alternate dimension of awesomeness! »
While most Fauxrraris tend to be based on the mid-engined Pontiac Fiero, you can also find Daytona replicas based on the good ol' C3 Corvette. Since the small-block Chevy can be made to churn out power well beyond anything ever put in a factory Daytona, a Corvettari can be very quick (though the Corvette suspension… »