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DETAILSFind out what crazy cool cars our readers are building in our hot Build Threads section.

Focusing on Rallycross
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DETAILSOur project Ford SVT Focus has found a purpose in life: Rallycross.

Project Car Update: Focus Wins the Championship
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DETAILSWe win the Central Florida Region SCCA rallycross season championship.

Meet the Long Rig
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DETAILSOur ramp truck towed two cars for the first time. How did it fare?

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Current Project Cars

Dec 06, 2016

2012 Ford Mustang GT

Dec 06, 2016

The Mustang has pretty much always been a great bang for the buck, and it fit the bill perfectly for our next project objective: competing in SCCA Classic American Muscle ...

Nov 28, 2016

1996 Mazda Rotary Miata

Nov 28, 2016

Will a turbocharged rotary engine from Mazda's RX-7 fit into a Miata? One of our departed forum members wanted to find out, and now we're finishing his project to fund ...

Oct 27, 2016

2004 BMW M3

Oct 27, 2016

We've chronicled our adventures in E30-chassis and E36-chassis BMW M3s. Now we've got our hands on an E46-chassis example in beautiful Mystic Blue.

Oct 17, 2016

2003 Ford SVT Focus

Oct 17, 2016

We picked up this SVT Focus for a paltry sum of $3500. The catch? It has 250,000 miles on the clock. It's been well-maintained all its life, and came with ...

Sep 02, 2016

1997 BMW M3

Sep 02, 2016

This one-family, two-owner, 150,000-mile example was purchased nearly new in 1998 by Associate Publisher Joe Gearin’s dad.

Aug 11, 2016

2015 Mini John Cooper Works

Aug 11, 2016

When given the opportunity to foster one of the new MINI John Cooper Works, how could we say no? So, our question: Does it live up to its promise by ...

Jun 29, 2016

1973 Ford F-350 Ramp Truck

Jun 29, 2016

The Classic Motorsports van has seen over 200,000 miles. Realizing we can't expect it to last forever, we have kept our eyes open for other event support vehicles. Then we ...

Jun 15, 2016

2016 Mazda MX-5

Jun 15, 2016

We got our hands on the brand new fourth generation (ND chassis) Mazda MX-5. With this car we will explore what takes this roadster from great to unbelievable.

May 24, 2016

1997 BMW M3

May 24, 2016

Would BMW's E36-chassis M3 be more fun with a giant V8? Let's find out.

Feb 17, 2016

1994 KBS Eclectus

Feb 17, 2016

In a quest to return to SCCA Solo Nationals, we obtained a 1994 KBS Formula 500 car to run in the F Modified class.

Oct 02, 2015

1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL

Oct 02, 2015

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, ...

Feb 19, 2014

1991 Nissan 240SX

Feb 19, 2014

We think we found the last stock S13-chassis Nissan 240SX on the planet.

May 13, 2013

1984 Porsche 911 Carrera

May 13, 2013

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

Sep 12, 2012

1991 Isuzu Trooper

Sep 12, 2012

Essentially a Japanese Land Rover, this Isuzu Trooper was purchased bone-stock less than a mile from GRM Headquarters and currently does triple-duty as a daily driver, parts hauler, and off-road ...

Completed Project Cars

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