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New M Spec Brunton Stalker for 2012
Posted by KitcarUSA News on Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 10:41 AM

Brunton Auto, makers of the Stalker have brought out a new model for 2012, the M-Spec, which has an all new frame construction to accommodate double wishbone, pushrod/rocker arm suspension and updated bodywork details.



SuperLite 01 sets new ES Class Lap Record at Autobahn
Posted by KitcarUSA News on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 12:50 AM

The season opener for the factory SLC race car was at Autobahn this past weekend, begun with a 3-hour enduro to prove the changes for 2012. This year we began with the same successful foundation that carried the SLC to a National Championship last year, and added in a bit more power courtesy of a new engine program with Thomson Automotive.



SuperLite Le Mans teaser
Posted by KitcarUSA News on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 at 12:02 PM

First look at the new Superlite LeMans

Superlite Cars will soon begin to accept orders for the new Superlite LeMans, an open-air interpretation of the stunning Superlite SLC. The LeMans has the same chassis, suspension, engine and braking options as the National Championship-winning Superlite SLC, but with an open top, and specific exterior and interior detailing.




FII Roadsters produce a limited run of 50, 427 Roadsters
Posted by KitcarUSA News on Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 11:36 PM

You may well remember a news piece we ran a while ago about some Shelby Series 1 chassis being offered for sale. Well it looks like FII Roadsters came up with a plan with what to do with them and are now offering 50 Limited Edition FII 427 Roadsters based on said chassis.



Project 818, Factory Five's 'World Platform' Sports Car
Posted by KitcarUSA News on Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at 12:04 PM

Factory Five have launched an intriguing competition to design the body for the their 'World Platform' Project 818 2 seat sports car.

Based on tough Subaru WRX running gear, Factory Five's next car has been in development for almost a year. With a space frame designed and tested on SolidWorks software, this single donor car will sell for $9,900. Factory Five will use their 15 years of accumulated design and manufacturing skills to deliver a "world car" that can be COMPLETED for less than $15,000.




Art Deco Rides Boattail Speedsters
Posted by KitcarUSA News on Monday, November 8th, 2010 at 01:19 AM

If you're looking for something a little different as your ride then look no further that the Boattail Speedster options from Deco Rides.

Producing cars harking back to the Art Deco period, Deco Rides are carving a niche for themselves for elegant, beautifully crafted cars that are not only a joy to drive and own but prove to be a savvy investment.




2010 London Ohio Backdraft Cobra raffle car
Posted by KitcarUSA News on Sunday, February 21st, 2010 at 12:19 PM

This years London Ohio Cobra Show takes place on the 24th to 27th June taking over the town of London Ohio for the duration who embrace the hundreds of Cobra and related kit cars that make the effort to join in the festivities.

Every year the organisers, Ohio Cobra Club, giveaway a spectacular car in the annual raffle that is drawn during the event.




Fancy starting your project with a Shelby Series 1 Chassis?
Posted by KitcarUSA News on Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 12:53 AM

Corvette Recycling have managed to get hold of a batch of Shelby Series 1 aluminium chassis which could make an ideal base for your super car project.

Maybe that super car you've been doodling for all those years could become a reality after all.

The all aluminium chassis with honeycombe floors and side panels comes complete with C4 Corvette supension, GM brakes and other vital components to get your project rolling.




Ultima GTR720 smashes Top Gear lap record
Posted by KitcarUSA News on Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 11:47 PM

British supercar manufacturers and multiple world speed record holders Ultima Sports Ltd have this week smashed Michael Schumacher's $1.7 million Ferrari FXX track car lap record on the circuit as used by Top Gear TV with their Ultima GTR720 road car.

The Ultima GTR720 recorded a blistering 1min 9.9secs lap time, which demolishes the previous record of 1min10.7secs set by seven-time world Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher in his Ferrari FXX track car. To put things into perspective the Ultima is almost 10 seconds per lap faster than the fastest road car that Ferrari produces which is the renowned $750,000 Enzo.




2009 London Cobra Show Raffle Car to be 1964 Le Mans Replica
Posted by KitcarUSA News on Thursday, June 4th, 2009 at 07:49 PM

The 2009 London Cobra Show raffle car will be a Factory Five replica of the Type 65 Daytona Coupe driven to victory, in the GTIII class at Lemans in 1964, by Bob Bondurant and Dan Gurney. The organisers state that, "Our goal is to make it as close to the original car as possible, but using all new parts and technology available to us now."








 





 


   
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