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  • Grex Automotive Sagaris GT kit car

    TVR is an iconic name in the realm of British motoring. The automaker has ridden a wave of strong ups and terrible downs. Along the way, the boutique sports car maker cranked out a number of sports car, and, despite some quality control issues, folks still clamor for a TVR. The brand is in the process of a rebirth in Wales, but it remains forbidden fruit for us here in the States. There is a way, however, to live out your TVR dreams and that's with a new kit car from a separate company called Grex Automotive. The TVR models built under the company's period of Russian ownership in the early...

  • 818 kit car with Tesla motors and a Volt battery rips down the quarter mile
    818C kit car packed with Tesla and Volt components is a drag racer's dream

    The ingenuity of those who want to go fast is something to be admired. Take, for example, one plucky company that combined Factory Five's 818C kit car with powertrain components from both a Tesla Model S and the Chevrolet Volt. The resulting Frankencar is an all-electric beast that's driven to and...

  • Meyers Manx Dune Buggy
    Texas revoking titles for dune buggies and other kit cars

    The Texas DMV hit the dune buggy and kit car community with some unfortunate action earlier this year when it outlawed the vehicles' titles and registrations in the state, effectively banning them from public roads. As the state continues to revoke titles for kit cars, Texas owners are fighting...

  • A Ferrari 330 P4 RCR kit car
    Would you daily that? RCR-built Ferrari 330 P4 replica

    Let's get this out of the way first: Yes, we know it's a kit car. This Ferrari 330 P4 RCR is a pretty good kit though, and it looks like it would be a lot of fun to thrash thing on a good road or a racetrack. It's produced by a company called RCR, which makes some top-notch vintage race car...

  • Ultima Evolution Coupe
    U.K.'s Ultima Replaces GTR Supercar With New Evolution Coupe

    Incredibly, one of the fastest supercars on the planet is one you can build yourself, as it’s available as a kit and requires neither a great degree of engineering ability nor any specialized equipment to complete. It’s called the “GTR”, and some of its performance...

  • Ultima GTR
    Ultima Makes It Easy To Build Your Own GTR Supercar

    The Ultima GTR may not look like a world beater but the British supercar has racked up a string of first place titles over the years, including having the fastest lap time set by a production car for the Top Gear track. Not actually part of the show, a GTR back in 2007 was timed around the track...

  • BXR Motors Bailey Blade XTR

    The long-running garage project of BXR Motors, or perhaps more accurately the indefatigable Neal Bailey, the Bailey Blade XTR is a garage project no more. The car isn't complete yet, unfortunately, but it should be in about five months--just in time for the 2013 SEMA show. Without disclosing the specifics of the funding, Bailey has confirmed via a video update (above) that the project now has some real money behind it, thanks to months of work developing an investor proposal. Years in the making, the Bailey Blade XTR has been featured on Jay Leno's Garage and all around the web. Along the...

  • Kirkham Motorsports 427 KMS/SC - image: Kirkham Motorsports
    Costco's 'Ultimate Garage Package' Simplifies Holiday Shopping

    Are you struggling to come up with holiday gift ideas for the gear head in your life? We’ll make things simple: head on over to the Costco website and order up item number 675375, the warehouse store’s “Ultimate Garage Package.” Since there’s both good news and bad...

  • AM General's Humvee, coming soon in kit form
    Under Consideration: Build-Your-Own Humvee Kit From AM General

    The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, more commonly known as the Humvee, has been the general purpose vehicle of choice for the U.S. military since 1984. Deployed in operations worldwide, the Humvee’s versatility and go-anywhere design even spawned the now-defunct Hummer civilian...

  • Ultima GTR
    Ultima GTR: Building The Ultimate Street-Legal Race Car

    The Ultima GTR is very special vehicle. Essentially a tube-frame race car that happens to be street legal, it's a kit that must be assembled. However, the end result is very impressive. Take a look at Ultima’s website and see for yourself. In the case of this review, a brilliant inventor with...

  • Race Car Replicas RCR Superlight Coupe
    Race Car Replicas offers Superlight Coupe kit car

    American company Race Car Replicas (RCR) has unveiled its handsome Superlite Coupe sports car that starts at just $43,995 for a rolling kit package. The package includes hung suspension, steering, fitted brake calipers and rotors, brake lines, the body, and fitted wheels and tires, while the...

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