Current project cars

Mar 21, 2017
1996 Mazda Miata

We love racing in the lighthearted atmosphere of the 24 Hours of LeMons. We also love Mazda Miatas. After our last LeMons Miata's untimely demise, we vowed to rebuild it ...

Mar 20, 2017
1997 BMW M3

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

Mar 15, 2017
2012 Ford Mustang GT

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 ...

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Mar 07, 2017
2004 BMW M3

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.

Feb 28, 2017
1973 Ford F-350 Ramp Truck

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 ...

Feb 21, 2017
2016 Honda Ridgeline

We admit it: The Honda Ridgeline is a polarizing truck. Some dismiss it completely, proclaiming that its unibody structure banishes it from the world of “real” pickups. Meanwhile, Ridgeline owner ...

Dec 09, 2016
2003 Ford SVT Focus

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 ...

Nov 28, 2016
1996 Mazda Rotary Miata

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 ...

Sep 02, 2016
1997 BMW M3

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

Feb 17, 2016
1994 KBS Eclectus

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

May 13, 2013
1984 Porsche 911 Carrera

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

Completed Project Cars

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Completed project cars
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