Current Project Cars
2013 Factory Five 818
After letting our readers design the Factory Five 818, we’ll be building the first production kit. Follow along on our website as we find out what it really takes to transform a Subaru WRX into …
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX
We found this turbocharged wagon on our message board for just $2,000. Who said station wagons aren’t cool?
1984 Mercedes-Benz 300SD
This aging oil-burner was bought on a whim for $300. Can we drive an S-Class for used-Neon money?
1992 Mazda Miata
This Sunburst Yellow Miata—one of 1519 built—was advertised for $700 on our message board. When we went to pick it up, the seller didn’t have a title. So we got it for $500. Sure, it’s …
2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDi
You may already know that we’ve added a controversial Chevy Volt to out long-term fleet to explore what alternative drivetrains mean to the future of enthusiast cars. Well, Volkswagen challenged our assumptions and let us …
2003 Nissan 350Z
We’ve always liked Zs, and now we have one of our own. This bottom-of-the-market 350Z is destined to be more than just another used car.
2012 Ford Fiesta
Hot on top of the new B-Spec racing series, we went to Dearborn to pick up a brand-new, no-options Ford Fiesta. We competed in the hot new Street Touring FWD class at SCCA Solo Nationals, …
1991 Nissan 240SX
We think we found the last stock S13-chassis Nissan 240SX on the planet.
2000 Subaru Impreza Wagon
A 2.2-liter Impreza wagon that we’ll be building up for some rallycross and road-rally fun.
1984 Porsche 911 Carrera
Wondering what it’s really like to live with an air-cooled Porsche 911? We find out.
1994 Mazda Miata Turbo
The fastest Miata in our fleet.
2012 Chevrolet Volt
The Chevrolet Volt has been called such disparate things as “the most technologically advanced car on the road today at any price” and “an utter, miserable failure.” Clearly, we had to get one for ourselves. …
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.
Completed Project Cars
Other Cars Around GRM HQ