Current project cars

Nov 25, 2020
1984 Volkswagen Rabbit GTI

Not just an A1-chassis VW Rabbit GTI–the quintessential hot hatch–but one turbocharged by Callaway.

Nov 16, 2020
1967 Austin Mini Cooper S

Our 1967 Austin Mini was a rare Cooper S model, and under its sleepy exterior was original Tartan Red paint, a complete Cooper S drivetrain, and hydrolastic suspension. Our friends at Mini ...

Jun 26, 2020
2001 Porsche Boxster S

Is now the time to buy an early Boxster? (Hint: yes.) Project presented by: Porsche Classic

May 24, 2020
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 ...

Mar 05, 2020
1984 Porsche 911 Carrera

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

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.

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 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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Completed project cars
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