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A red-with-black-stripes Superformance MKIII-R with Godzilla V8 inside a dealership

More Than 427: Superformance’s Shelby Cobra Summons Godzilla

Few cars have been immortalized in kit car and replica form as the Shelby Cobra, especially the 427 version. The sports car’s legend looms so large that it inspired a modern successor, the original Dodge Viper. But even icons can be eclipsed. And with the help of Ford’s ‘Godzilla’ engine, the Superformance MKIII-R might do …
The initial render of the red-with-white-stripes SCG 008 kit car buggy
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The SCG 008 Baja Dakar Buggy Is a Build-Your-Own Boot

The first desert-hopping dune buggies were made from VW Beetles. But today, the lightweight off-road racer formula has gotten a bit more extreme. From stripped-down Singer Safari 911s to the Ariel Nomad, there’s a wide variety of vehicles ready to take on Baja. That list also includes the Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG) Boot, which already …
A silver Blaze EV Classic
Hybrids & Electrics

The Blaze EV Classic Is a Single-Seater Mini Caterham Seven

Even outside of its nostalgic design, the Caterham Seven isn’t just a kit car. The little British roadster is arguably one of the purest sports cars on sale today. But what would happen if someone made it even more stripped-down and replaced the ICE powertrain with an electric one? Well, one Japanese company has done …
A silver 2005 Noble M400 in a field

Bring a Trailer Bargain of the Week: 2005 Noble M400

Building a kit car can be a lot of fun, but not everyone has the time or mechanical confidence to do it. Or the funds to pay someone to do it for them. Luckily, used pre-built examples sometimes pop up on auction sites. Meaning, you can theoretically get a Factory Five Mk4 ‘Cobra’ for less …
A red Jeep Grand Cherokee has a been cut into a pickup.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Smyth Performance Jeep Pickup Kit Is Ready For Prime Time

Over the weekend, Mark Smith, founder of Smyth Performance, revealed the first finished Jeep Grand Cherokee pickup truck conversion kit from his company. It is a pickup for people who need a truck but do not want to pay the price of a new rig. The Jeep Grand Cherokee conversion kit backstory Smyth Performance is …