V8/5-Speed: 1983 Blakely Bernardi Roadster

The automotive world was littered with kit cars from the 1960s until the 1980s. They are rarely seen today, but one of the better cars from the days of old was the 1983 Blakely Bernardi Roadster. Buyers could choose… more»

First One On BarnFinds! 1972 Blakely Bearcat

In the realm of kit cars from the ’70s, Blakely is one of the lesser-known names, and there’s a good chance that not many were made nor survive to this day. In this case, it’s the first Bearcat that… more»

No Reserve: 1982 Blakely Bernardi

For potential buyers, kit cars have always been a hit-or-miss proposition. Build and finish quality can range anywhere on the scale between the pretty stunning and the pretty awful. The Blakely Bernardi ranks at the upper end of the… more»

1 of 6: 1982 Blakely Baron Emmons Prototype

Blakely Auto Works built low-volume sports cars in the 1970s and 1980s. Some were actual automobiles, while others were kits. They were usually built off the platforms and mechanics of existing cars. While the Bantam, Bearcat and Bernardi models… more»

Classy Kit Car: 1980 Blakely Bernardi

Like so many men (and women) before him, Dick Blakely had a dream. His dream was to see his name emblazoned upon the flanks of a car of his making. That he was able to achieve this put him… more»

BF EXCLUSIVE: 1984 Blakely Hawk

I recently came to the realization that I’ve got too many projects and not enough time or money to work on all of them. Between work, house chores, trying to maintain my RX-8 and other responsibilities, I just don’t… more»

I’m Keeping The Blakely Hawk!

So, after bouncing it back and forth last night on whether or not to take the offer received for my Blakely Hawk, and getting tons of great feedback from you guys, I finally decided to keep it. When I… more»

Should I Sell My Blakely Hawk?

As many of you are aware, I have a budding collection of cars. I’ve got my faithful old Fiat project, the survivor Spitfire, and my Seven wannabe Blakely Hawk. Summer is nearly here, so I’ve been busy getting all… more»

Say Hello To My Seven… I Mean Hawk

Say hello to my newest project!