The Truth About Cars » Kit Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 13 Feb 2016 15:37:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Kit Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com DeLorean is Coming Back – Not from The Future, But from Texas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/delorean-coming-back-not-future-texas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/delorean-coming-back-not-future-texas/#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 21:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1275073 For the “Back To The Future” fan keen on winning the parking lot at the next confab, DeLorean announced this week that it’ll make “new” cars again in Texas. Thanks to a change in the small volume manufacturing law, DeLorean Motor Company said it could build around 300 new cars from parts it purchased when […]

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For the “Back To The Future” fan keen on winning the parking lot at the next confab, DeLorean announced this week that it’ll make “new” cars again in Texas. Thanks to a change in the small volume manufacturing law, DeLorean Motor Company said it could build around 300 new cars from parts it purchased when […]

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Junkyard Find: 1972 “Gazelle” Mercedes-Benz SSK Replica http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1972-gazelle-mercedes-benz-ssk-replica/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1972-gazelle-mercedes-benz-ssk-replica/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 13:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272065 Trying to track down the history of all the varieties of fiberglass-bodied kit cars intended to look something like the Mercedes-Benz SSK will drive you crazy in a hurry because so many companies building these cars popped up in the 1970s and 1980s. You could build an “SSK” based on hardware from a Chevy Chevette, a […]

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Trying to track down the history of all the varieties of fiberglass-bodied kit cars intended to look something like the Mercedes-Benz SSK will drive you crazy in a hurry because so many companies building these cars popped up in the 1970s and 1980s. You could build an “SSK” based on hardware from a Chevy Chevette, a […]

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US House Resolution Would Allow Factory-Direct Turnkey Replica Vehicles http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/us-house-resolution-would-allow-factory-direct-turnkey-replica-vehicles/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/us-house-resolution-would-allow-factory-direct-turnkey-replica-vehicles/#comments Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1091529 Has the thought of assembling a replica vehicle put you off of buying one? Thanks to Congress, you may soon be able to buy a factory-direct turnkey model. U.S. House Resolution 2675 — the “Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2015″ — is a bipartisan bill sponsored by Representatives Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma and […]

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Has the thought of assembling a replica vehicle put you off of buying one? Thanks to Congress, you may soon be able to buy a factory-direct turnkey model. U.S. House Resolution 2675 — the “Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2015″ — is a bipartisan bill sponsored by Representatives Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma and […]

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Two Definitive Kit Cars: Bradley & Kelmark GTs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/two-definitive-kit-cars-bradley-kelmark-gts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/two-definitive-kit-cars-bradley-kelmark-gts/#comments Sat, 13 Sep 2014 13:51:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=904753 We recently looked at the Volkswagen Type 181, known as the Thing in the United States, along with a couple of World War II era variants on the VW Type I Beetle, the Kubelwagen and Schwimmwagen. By 1960, the Volkswagen company was selling three vehicles that were very similar mechanically, the Beetle (and the Karmann […]

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We recently looked at the Volkswagen Type 181, known as the Thing in the United States, along with a couple of World War II era variants on the VW Type I Beetle, the Kubelwagen and Schwimmwagen. By 1960, the Volkswagen company was selling three vehicles that were very similar mechanically, the Beetle (and the Karmann […]

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I Must Say, Sir, Your Ferrari 360 Sounds Suspiciously Like A Toyota http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/i-must-say-sir-your-ferrari-360-sounds-suspiciously-like-a-toyota/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/i-must-say-sir-your-ferrari-360-sounds-suspiciously-like-a-toyota/#comments Thu, 17 May 2012 14:52:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=444831 Perhaps inspired by my recent TTAC fiction piece The little death, I was idly shopping for 360 Modenas on eBay this morning when I came across this little gem. Obviously, it’s not a real 360… but it’s not THAT bad, right? The “360” was built from a final-generation Toyota MR2 and can be yours for […]

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Perhaps inspired by my recent TTAC fiction piece The little death, I was idly shopping for 360 Modenas on eBay this morning when I came across this little gem. Obviously, it’s not a real 360… but it’s not THAT bad, right? The “360” was built from a final-generation Toyota MR2 and can be yours for […]

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Mastretta MXT: Neither Lazy, Feckless Nor Flatulent http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/mastretta-mxt-neither-lazy-feckless-nor-flatulant/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/mastretta-mxt-neither-lazy-feckless-nor-flatulant/#comments Fri, 18 Nov 2011 17:36:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=419062 The Mastretta MXT is not very well-known outside of Top Gear buffs who recall Jeremy Clarkson giving the MXT an incredibly hard time for its Mexican heritage. Of course we all know Jeremy is a shock jock more than a motor head these days, so his opinion aside the MXT slots in right behind the Doking as one the more […]

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The Mastretta MXT is not very well-known outside of Top Gear buffs who recall Jeremy Clarkson giving the MXT an incredibly hard time for its Mexican heritage. Of course we all know Jeremy is a shock jock more than a motor head these days, so his opinion aside the MXT slots in right behind the Doking as one the more […]

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