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 the first movie showcased a 1974 Manta Mirage –… more»

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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 “World’s Most Beautiful Sports Car.” I’m sure Cobra and… 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 clear that this car is not a replica, but… 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 kit car manufacturer didn’t make them either! So if… 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, imitation has always been part of its heritage. This… 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 of the biggest players in the game and this… 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 example, effectively providing a modern riff on the classic… 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 a week. This 1976 Invader GT IV model is… 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 he’s lost interest in the project due to his… 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 is a Southern California survivor, with a dry chassis… 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 lived up to expectations, the construction and assembly quality… more»

Porsche Powered: 1966 Fiberfab GT

Among the legions of kit cars offered during the 60s and 70s, fiberglass creations like the Fiberfab GT stood out for at least creating a convincing homage to the original Ford GT40. This example is a… more»

Make An Offer! “Ferrari” Daytona Spyder

Just so you all know, we weren’t going to tell you about this epic discovery. But, being the generous souls that we are, we’ll let you in on this secret Ferrari Daytona Spyder that’s been locked… more»