Replica

  • Ferrari LaFerrari replica in Malaysia

    We're normally not a fan of replicas, but we give the owner of the Ferrari LaFerrari credit for not exactly hiding its pseudo-supercar upbringing. GTSpirit first spotted this LaFerrari replica, which showed up at a car meet somewhere in Malaysia. And it's made entirely from steel, apparently. The owner and builder seems to have taken great care to cut the LaFerrari's bodywork with decent precision. The front and rear look pretty good as the steel does its best interpretation of the supercar's body lines. The side profile? Not so much. It's clear there's a front-wheel-drive-based car sitting...

  • 1969 Classic Recreations Ford Mustang Boss 429
    Classic Recreations' first Mustang Boss 429 makes debut, packs 815 horsepower from stroked V-8

    Classic Recreations recently secured a license from Ford to bring back some of the automaker's most cherished Mustangs. We're talking the 1960s-era Boss 302 and 429, as well as the Mach 1. The Yukon, Oklahoma-based company has since unveiled the first of the modern recreations, stunning audiences...

  • Nissan Sentra-based Ferrari F40 replica
    Behold the horror of this Nissan Sentra-based Ferrari F40 replica

    What you see here is a Ferrari F40...if Pininfarina had let designers Leonardo Fioravanti and Pietro Camardella take acid during the sketching process. Thankfully, that's not what happened back in the early '80s (other stuff may have been involved, sure) and the real Ferrari F40 is a masterpiece...

  • Ferrari Bueller's Day Off "Ferrari" from Modena GT
    Ferrari replica from “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” heads to auction

    No, it's not a real 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder. This one has the potential to be more fun than the real deal, because this beautiful red machine is one of three 1985 Modena GTs built for the film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Modena GT did an amazing job replicating the real deal Ferrari...

  • 1959 Maserati Tipo 61/60 'Birdcage' reconstruction
    Rebuilt 1959 Maserati Birdcage heads to auction

    The Maserati Birdcage race cars designed by Giulio Alfieri in the late 1950s and early '60s represented a revolution in sports car design. At the time, many British sports car manufacturers were moving toward innovative but expensive monocoque structures as opposed to the traditional ladder frame...

  • Benz Patent Motorwagen replica
    Buy Mercedes' own replica of the world's first car, the Benz Patent Motorwagen

    Some folks lust after the first car they ever owned. What if you had a chance to own the first car ever built? Perhaps you'd settle for a replica of that car? We have just the machine for you then because Mercedes-Benz's own replica of the Benz Patent Motorwagen is being offered up for sale by the...

  • 1948 Porsche 356 Roadster No 1

    Porsche has had a long and complicated history, and the first true Porsche is quite a hard thing to pin down—for some, it's the earliest cars designed by Ferdinand Porsche in the early 20th century. For others, it might be the striking pre-war Type 64 race car, and for others still—including Porsche itself—it was the 356. There's one particular 356 that exists not simply as a part of Porsche history but serves as the starting point for its history, at least as far as sports cars are concerned. Porsche 356/1, also called No 1, is the first car created by Ferry Porsche...

  • Chinese Lamborghini Urus clone
    Lamborghini Urus already copied by Chinese automaker

    Chinese automakers are notorious for building replica models that closely resemble luxury vehicle designs. And now, it's the Lamborghini Urus' turn for a Chinese clone. Car News China reported on Thursday that Chinese automaker BAIC plans to introduce what you see here: the Huansu C60, or Hyosow...

  • 2018 BAIC BJ80 6x6 - Image via Autohome
    China's BAIC copies the Mercedes-AMG G63 6x6

    No, this isn't the monster G-Class cooked up by the mad boffins in the Mercedes-AMG engineering department. Instead, this is the copycat result cooked up by Chinese automaker BAIC. BAIC has been selling a clone of the regular Mercedes-Benz G-Class for a number of years, under the name BJ80. But on...

  • K-One electric SUV - Image via Autohome
    Chinese Mercedes-Benz GLA clone is electric

    You may think you're looking at a 7/8 scale Mercedes-Benz GLA. Instead, what you see is a vehicle called the K-One. It's an electric crossover SUV of sorts, and it's being prepared for the Chinese market. Despite being a bit smaller than the real GLA, the K-One is still faithful enough to the...

  • Lamborghini Aventador replica
    This Aventador replica has a retractable hardtop and motorcycle power

    Many of you have Lamborghini-sized dreams when it comes to the sort of vehicles you'd like to put in your garage. But having a Lamborghini budget is a different matter. For one enterprising individual it doesn't matter because he can build his own dream lineup of cars. In fact, he's created a...

  • Audi Sport Quattro S1 E2 replica
    Audi Sport Quattro S1 E2 replica is a testament to the golden era of rally racing

    Group B rally racing is often referred to as the golden era of rallying. Established in 1982 by the FIA, the short-lived Group B era birthed some of the most legendary rally racers even to this day. That includes the famed Audi Sport Quattro S1 E2. The Sport Quattro in the video from Petrolicious...

  • Icon Engineering Porsche 917 replica

    The Porsche 917 is one of the most insane automotive creations ever dreamt up by humanity, offering a performance level that remains as impressive today as it was during the 1970s, when it dominated events like the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Some iterations were tuned to deliver as much as 1,580 horsepower, enabling them to rocket to 60 mph in well under 3.0 seconds and attain speeds of more than 240 mph. You had to be pretty brazen to race one flat out, kind of like what the team at Icon Engineering must have been to take on the challenge of recreating the magic of the 917 in the form of this...

  • Exotic Rides W70
    Exotic Rides does its best attempt at a LaFerrari look-alike with W70 supercar

    No, you’re not looking at some backyard attempt at a Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] LaFerrari replica. It’s the W70 from Exotic Rides of Orlando, Florida, a mid-engine supercar whose design shares some obvious traits with Ferrari’s flagship and some of the Italian firm’s other models...

  • 1971 Porsche 917 KH
    More details on ambitious project to build Porsche 917 replicas

    We recently told you about an ambitious group setting out to build Porsche 917 replicas aimed at track day enthusiasts keen to live out their Le Mans fantasies in real life. The group’s goal is clear: to build a 917 replica so fans can experience what it’s like to drive the classic...

  • Someone turned a Toyota Supra into a replica Bentley GT3 R
    A Toyota Supra was turned into a Bentley GT3-R, for some unfathomable reason

    Who can explain the heart of man? Specifically, who can explain the heart of a man that would, for some unfathomable reason, take a 1992 Toyota Supra and turn it into a replica of a Bentley Continental GT3-R? Our heads are spinning with questions. We weep for the poor Supra under that excessive...

  • Project 917 group aims to build reproductions of the iconic race car
    Team aims to build 'new' Porsche 917 racers

    An ambitious group of like-minded folks aim to produce a track-day special that should set your senses tingling. Called Project 917, the team is looking to produce a real, track day-oriented Porsche 917 and they're turning to the power of crowdfunding for help. Along the way, the team hopes to...

  • Bugatti Veyron replica
    This Bugatti Veyron is actually a Mercury Cougar in disguise

    It's either the world's cheapest Bugatti Veyron or the world's most expensive Mercury Cougar. For $59,900 here on eBay, this remarkably convincing kit car will turn heads—lots of them—for, oh, millions less than the real McCoy. The listing doesn't go into a lot of detail other than to...

  • Superformance GT40 MkII 50th Anniversary edition

    Fifty years ago, the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] together with Shelby American secured a historic 1-2-3 finish at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a trio of GT40 MkII racers. While Ford is celebrating the anniversary with its new GT, entering the car in this year’s race, Superformance, which has a license to build replicas of the original GT40, is celebrating the anniversary with a series of special edition GT40 MkII replicas. ALSO SEE: Pagani Huayra BC Leaked Superformance plans to build just 20 examples, each of them an exact visual replica of the Le Mans-winning cars—right down to...

  • DeLorean DMC-12
    Company In Texas Cleared To Start Building New DeLoreans

    There’s a company out in Humble, Texas that for the past two decades has been restoring original DeLorean DMC-12s and offering parts for the stainless steel sports cars made famous by the Back to the Future trilogy. The company is DeLorean Motor Company, no relation to the original DeLorean...

  • 1965 Ford GT40 replica from ‘Fast Five’ - Image via Mecum Auctions
    Replica Ford GT40 From ‘Fast Five’ Heads To Auction

    Fans of the 2011 movie Fast Five will immediately recognize this Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT40. It’s a replica built exclusively for filming of the fifth installment of the Fast and the Furious franchise and featured prominently at the start of the movie, during the train heist scene. Now...

  • 50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe
    Signing Of Highway Bill A Boon For Replica Builders

    The five-year, $305 billion highway bill signed into law by President Barack Obama last week is chock full of rules and updates relating to the automotive transport industry, including, finally, some provisions for key infrastructure funding. ALSO SEE: You Can Get The Split-Window Look Grafted To A...

  • 1931 Bugatti Royale replica
    Someone Paid $150k For This Carbon Fiber-Bodied Bugatti Royale Replica

    Bugatti’s Royale first introduced in 1927 remains to this day one of the biggest cars ever produced. It measured in at close to 21 feet in length and had a curb weight of 7,000 pounds, with Bugatti envisaging it as a car for royal parades—hence the name—and other similar...

  • Youxia X
    Chinese Company Simultaneously Rips Off Tesla And 'Knight Rider'

    Imitation might be the most sincere form of flattery. But looking at the new offering from Youxia Motors, we're going to guess Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] founder Elon Musk is more pissed off than flattered by the car the Chinese company revealed over the weekend. ALSO SEE: Porsche 918 Spyder Driver...

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