This $320,000 Replica Is So Accurate It's More Porsche Than A Porsche

Spyder Creations builds replicas of the Porsche 550. Inch perfect, 100 percent accurate, all-aluminum replicas they sell for $320,000 or $470,000, depending on the engine. That sounds like a lot, but a real 550 is about $4 million. This is the 550 replica that real 550 owners buy so they have a car they can drive. » 11/14/13 1:15pm 11/14/13 1:15pm

Trick Or Treat: Toyota MR2 In Porsche Carrera GT Costume

This Toyota MR2 dressed to look like a Porsche Carrera GT » 10/08/08 4:20pm 10/08/08 4:20pm isn't going to trick anybody. It may have Porsche badges glued on, but they're not enough to distract you from the sickening proportions and ridiculous build quality. We haven't seen a supercar kit this bad since the . The Porsche costume is mounted on a…

Zagato Creates Perfect Lancia Aprilia Sport Replica Using Only Photos

Sometimes a classic car is just so unattainable that you have to resort to replicas. That's easy if you want a fiberglass Cobra-esq roadster, but what about when the car you want doesn't have a kit readily available for you to order? What about if that 1937 Lancia you want doesn't have any documented engineering… » 4/02/08 3:45pm 4/02/08 3:45pm

Transformers Mustang Cop Car Replica Not Police Approved

A man by the name of Jesse Vigil has decked out a 2007 Mustang to look like Barricade the Saleen Mustang from Transformers and not surprisingly, the local cops don't approve. Much to the delight of Transformers fans everywhere, including Vigil's son and the inspiration for the mod, the cops can't do a damn thing as… » 3/13/08 9:40am 3/13/08 9:40am

Down in the Parking Garage: Superformance Shelby Daytona Coupe

Yesterday we waxed nostalgic about some awesome American racing greatness from the middle 1960s (both here and here). And while we're typically not the biggest booster of replicas, when done correct, they completely rule. Like this Superformance Brock Coupe. As promised, 1300ccsOfFury filled my gmail box with pics.… » 1/08/08 1:30pm 1/08/08 1:30pm

We Won't Even Give You Eight Bucks: Ferrari Daytona?

We spotted this bad boy behind a storage facility in Atwater Village (near the Beastie Boys' studio). We'd just finished a conversation with our friend Jonee about a BMW 600 he found in a barn up north. All sorts of wild thoughts raced through our mind. Chief among them, how much will the owner let her go for? We've… » 6/09/07 9:00am 6/09/07 9:00am

Chevy-Chevy-Chevy: The 789 by N2A Motors

Lots of madness tucked into SEMA's nooks and crannies. To wit: the 789. Built on the bones of a C6 Corvette, the 789 is a style mashup of the 1957 Chevy, 1959 Chevy and 1958 Impala created by California design firm N2A (no two alike) Motors. (See, kids. Never smoke angel dust while you're thumbing through an issue of … » 11/03/06 12:18pm 11/03/06 12:18pm

In Defense of a "Cheesewagen": Ferrari Daytona Replica at…

One Barrett-Jackson attendee and fan of the Ferrari Daytona replica sounds off re: our correspondent's portrayal of one of the kit cars on the block. The exact quote was "Crockett and Tubbs wouldn t be caught dead in this cheesewagen." » 1/22/06 1:07pm 1/22/06 1:07pm

Hmm, it looks the same, though it's the fire-engine red (sorry, -red) paint that…