EXCLUSIVE: 1953 Corvette Resto-Mod

What Makes It Special? Here is something you don’t see going down the road anymore. A 1953 Corvette! No, it’s not a real $300,000 original ’53 Vette,… more»

One Of Six: 1955 Replac Debonnaire

If any of you reading this have a copy of the July 1955 issue of Motor Trend, get thee to a scanner and put some images into the… more»

Funny-Sounding Thunderbird: Veebird Kit Car

If you had been passed by this (apparent) ’57 Thunderbird back in its heyday, you might have noticed an uncharacteristic engine note—coming from the wrong end of… more»

I Shall Call it Mini Z: 1973 Kar Camaro Z28 Mini

For Christmas in 1975, I received a book called “Weird and Wonderful Cars” written by Mike Hill. The significance? On page 39 of that book, there is… more»

Studebaker Powered: 1953 Astro Fire

This one is a bit of a noggin-scratcher, I have never heard of a 1953 Astro Fire fiberglass car and neither has the internet, apparently. The seller… more»

Potent Fiberfab Jamaican Will Jerk Your Neck!

Unless you follow Sprint Cars, you’re unlikely to see a vehicle this small with a 400 cubic inch V8. This Fiberfab Jamaican kit car wraps the oversized… more»

Barn Find MGA-Based Fiberfab Jamaican

If you’ve frequented Barn Finds for a while, you’ll know I love Fiberfab Jamaicans. This one is being sold for the bargain price of $1,500 through this… more»

Spirit Of Can-Am: 1976 Manta Mirage

A week or so ago, we featured another Manta Mirage that wasn’t quite this nice. This Mclaren-esque car was created for the World of Wheels car shows… more»

“For The Young At Heart”: 1966 Glassic Phantom

At first glance, you might think you are looking at a 1930s car. As it turns out, the car is old as it was produced over 50 years… more»

Vague Trade: 1970 Ford GT Kit?

I’ve seen the real thing twice. A 1967 perfect example at the Peterson Museum in Los Angeles, and another at the annual Indianola Days car show in… more»

Fauxrrari! McBurnie Replica Ferrari 250 GTO

Auto enthusiasts associate the phrase “McBurnie replica Ferrari” with the Corvette-based Ferrari Daytona replica used on the 1980s super-series Miami Vice. McBurnie Coachcraft also produced a Datsun… more»

Fool The Neighbors: Ferrari 308 GTBi Kit

I consider myself a pretty harsh critic of Kit cars. I pride myself on being to tell even the best tribute models from the original. Reality is,… more»

Panther Ready to Pounce: 1958 Kellison J6

Personally, I appreciate being alive in our time. Great medical breakthroughs, small batch whiskey, and a magical device called the “smartphone”. All great stuff. But if a… more»

Gone In 60 Seconds: 1974 Manta Mirage

First, to be honest, I had no idea the 2000 classic “Gone in 60 Seconds” featuring Nicholas Cage was a remake. Sorry. Secondly, I had no idea… more»

Road And Track Pinup: 1957 Byers SR100

Carcheaologist Dean Schimetschek, has unearthed a rare beauty, a 1957 Byers SR100 that Road and Track magazine featured as its February 1957 covergirl – calling it the… more»

GT40 Wannabe: 1968 Fiberfab Avenger GT

Listed as a “Ford GT40 replica,” this Fiberfab Avenger GT-12 is more inspired by the GT40 than it is designed to look like it. It is very… more»

I Didn’t Think They Made These: 1933 Ford Limo

Of course, Ford didn’t make a 1933 Vicky limousine, this is, as you probably suspected, a kit car. But it’s actually a modified one of those; the… more»

Hand Built: Mercedes Landaulet Replica

Among replicas, the classic Mercedes-Benz 500K has constantly been paid homage to in some fashion. Whether the whole car was rebuilt or simply the iconic nose section,… more»

BF AUCTION: 1961 LaDawri Daytona Body

Back in the fifties and sixties, fiberglass bodied sports cars were hot! People built them, they raced them, and many companies made money producing them. LaDawri was one… more»

MG TD Alternative: 1982 Blakely Bernardi

Among the legions of VW-based kit cars, a few non-Beetle based kits squeaked in that we don’t hear too much about. The Blakely Bernardi is one such… more»

Beetle Body Snatcher: 1976 Invader GT IV

If you wanted to build a collection of kit cars that offered a different vehicle for each day of the week, you’d seemingly need 12 days in… more»

Hardcastle & McCormick Fame: Coyote X Kit Car

More commonly known as the “Coyote X”, this Manta Montage kit car rose to fame in the 1980s ABC television show, Hardcastle and McCormick. The seller claims… more»

On Road or Off: 1971 Empi Sportster

Dune buggy kits are not hard to find, but genuine Empi builds are generally more desired by purveyors of these VW-powered on- and off-roaders. This 1971 example… more»

Gentleman’s Kit Car: 1979 Fiberfab Bonito

Over the years, numerous kit cars have seen the light of day that were designed in homage to the original Ford GT40. Unfortunately, even if the body… more»