Category: Conventions

The “Feroce”

The “Feroce”

Apparently that’s Italian for “Ferocious”. This was once an ’85 Fiero and had a V8 Archie body kit, and is now owned as the “Feroce” by Edward Stephens in St. Johns, MI. The suspension...

Future Supercar Manta Mirage?

Future Supercar Manta Mirage?

This Manta Mirage was being sold at Carlisle 2006. I actually think that the guy in the light blue shirt may have bought it, he was right on the line when I left. Given...

Elite Mini 18 (AKA Mini Mack)

Elite Mini 18 (AKA Mini Mack)

Check out Bob’s (if I remember right) Mini 18 #1 — literally the one that you see in the brochures. It’s a regular at the show, but these photos were taken at Carlisle 2006....

Red (of course) Ferrari F40 Replica

Red (of course) Ferrari F40 Replica

I’ll be honest with you — I’ve never understood the appeal of the Ferrari F40. I think it’s a weird looking car. I understand that the real thing has stellar performance, but I think...

Another Ferrari Daytona

Another Ferrari Daytona

I got an email this morning asking me about my old McBurnie Ferrari Daytona replica (mine was built around a 400ci 74 Corvette, but never made it past the primer stage — it was...

DIY Opel GT Roadster conversion

DIY Opel GT Roadster conversion

Those of you who read my personal blog may have seen the Cruzin’ Cooler video I posted while at Carlisle ’06. I thought it only fair to share some pictures of the hard work...

Yellow Invader GT

Yellow Invader GT

I’ve posted a few Invaders before, but I thought this yellow one (asking price, $1,900, but I don’t think it sold) was pretty sweet looking… It looks terrible from some angles, but from the...

Lamborghini Diablo kit door internals

Lamborghini Diablo kit door internals

I’m really sorry because I can’t remember which company this is from, but I thought some readers might enjoying seeing the complexity involved internally in building a Lamborghini Diablo (oh wait, lawyers… it’s a unique...

Rare Herb Adams VSE Jackrabbit Kit

Rare Herb Adams VSE Jackrabbit Kit

Because it’s so rare I was quite surprised to see this Jackrabbit, a VW Rabbit based kit that at the time was expected to “reinvigorate” the DIY auto market (but then collapsed), at Carlisle...

Four first-gen Bradley GT kit cars

Four first-gen Bradley GT kit cars

No GT IIs managed to make it to Carlisle 2006 (at least not on Saturday while I was there), but four original Bradley GT kits did arrive. The first two to show up were...