1962 Elva Mk VI

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 car.  

Latest updates

Mar
25
Mar 25, 2020
Project Elva: Our Steering Wheel Gets Rebuilt

While original, the steering wheel on our Elva MK VI was in pretty bad shape. In an effort to get everything up to concours quality, we sent it off to ...

Mar
18
Mar 18, 2020
Project Elva: Meeting Other Friends and Fans

Finding information for our 1962 Elva Mk VI can be tricky considering how few were built. Despite that, we instantly started communicating with other Elva owners.

Mar
11
Mar 11, 2020
Project Elva: Media Blasting Away Years of Paint

Media blasting away the old paint from our 1962 Elva Mk VI so we can properly restore the vintage fiberglass.

Jan
29
Jan 29, 2020
Project Elva: Disassembling Our Project

Before we can media blast the Elva, we need to carefully disassemble the car and keep track of all of its parts.

Jan
07
Jan 7, 2020
Project Elva: Finding Missing Parts

In this update, we track down crucial missing parts for our Elva.

Dec
18
Dec 18, 2019
Project Project Elva: Good News and Bad News While Visiting Savannah Race Engineering

In this update, we take our Coventry Climax engine to Savannah Race Engineering for a full race build.

Sep
26
Sep 26, 2019
Project Elva: Figuring Out What We Have

The sum is more than its parts.

Sep
16
Sep 16, 2019
Project Elva: Learning Our Car’s History

We finally track down our Elva's storied history.

Aug
24
Aug 24, 2019
Project Elva: What is an Elva Mk VI?

And what makes one tick?

Aug
09
Aug 9, 2019
Project Elva: We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

Some assembly required.

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