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Riot VW Kit Car

Well here is a car you do not everyday. The Riot was designed and sold by Thunder Ranch. It was a buggy like car designed to utilize a VW Bug Chassis or even a tube chassis. It was a great looking car if you ask me and for the day was very stylish. The Thunder […]

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Riot Redesign Project

Dan is selling an interesting Riot re-work project. The first three pictures are of the original version, and the remainder show what he’s started. When he broke the original windshield and discovered that a replacement would be $1,000, he grafted in a new one from a Neon (including the original frame from the Neon). He’s […]

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Rotary Engine Riot

Designed and formerly manufactured by Thunder Ranch, available both as a VW kit and a tube-chassis car capable of accepting many engine configurations, this Riot is the latter type, built around a Mazda 13B turbo II engine and a 5-speed Porsche transmission from a 911. Engine specs include: Street ported, shot peened gears, 3mm apex […]

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Carlisle ’99 kit car show

I have tons more photos from the Carlisle 1999 kitcar show, and I figured that since this year I’m finally going and it’s, oh, seven years later, I should share some VW-based exotics picture with you. Let’s start with a yellow Fiberfab Aztec 7:    Or how about this Bradley GT II, which should feel […]

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