Current project cars

Sep 26, 2019
1962 Elva Mk VI

Ever on the lookout for something interesting to restore and write about, we recently stumbled on a 1962 Elva MK VI sports racer. Follow along as we rebuild a forgotten race ...

May 09, 2019
1971 Alfa Romeo Spider

This Alfa Romeo Spider has its flaws, but that's why it was a great deal. Follow along as we raise its condition without breaking the bank.

Dec 14, 2018
1984 Porsche 911 Carrera

Wondering what it's really like to live with an air-cooled Porsche 911? We find out.

Jul 20, 2018
1964 Lotus Elan

The best deals always seem to arrive when you're not looking for them. Just before a trip to Traverse City, Michigan, we got a call from a reader asking if ...

Aug 23, 2017
1957 Triumph TR3

We're preparing a 1957 Triumph TR3 for the rigors of vintage racing.

Dec 06, 2016
1980 Triumph 1500 Spitfire

We have always liked Triumph Spitfires. So we picked up a 1980 car—the last year that they were built—that we found for a good price.

Jul 19, 2016
1958 Tornado Typhoon

What’s a Tornado Typhoon? Good question. It’s one of the countless cool limited-production cars offered during the ’50s and ‘60s. We bought ours—some assembly required, of course—for MGB money. Here’s ...

Oct 02, 2015
1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL

Every situation doesn't necessarily call for a sports car. Our commute, for example: it's a long, straight, bumpy, boring road. Nobody wants to drive that in a Miata every day, ...

May 12, 2014
1975 Pontiac Catalina Safari

We can't have a sports car for everything, can we? Sometimes a wagon just makes sense. Plus it's an inexpensive way to enjoy the hobby.

Oct 15, 2013
1967 Shelby GT 350

Our GT350 is a survivor with the patina to prove it. After years of abuse and neglect, we're getting it back on the road for a run on the Going ...

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