pot.com/2012/12/this-ferrari-enzo-replica-with-400hp.html”>More often than not, replica sightings on eBay capture our attention for all the wrong reasons, but once in a while, we find ourselves taking a second look to see if what we’re dealing with is real or not.
Such was the case with this Ferrari Enzo replica listed for sale in Germany, which was unearthed by CarScoop reader Bilal A.Read more »
pot.com/2012/12/classic-mini-is-feeling-very-benzy.html”> The baby Aston Martin carriage that is the Cygnet mini may have found its long lost ancestor in the face of this classic Mini with a Mercedes-Benz W114/W115 snout – in case you don’t remember, that’s the codename of the E-Class saloon of the late-1960s, which was built through the mid-1970s).
Discovered in an underground parking lot in Cannes situated right next to a comparatively gargantuan classic Rolls Royce sedan by video-shooter Marchetinno, the customized Mini…Benz is truly a one of a kind car.Read more »
By Ant On November 21, 2012 No Comments
pot.com/2012/11/what-do-you-think-of-this-ferrari-f40.html”>It’s one of the most coveted and beautiful Ferrari models of recent times, and as such, it’s also one of the rarest and most expensive, which explains why many kit car makers have tried again and again to replicate and offer the F40 to the masses.
To be honest, we’ve yet to see one that will fool the trained eye, but if anything else, the owner of the Ferrari F40 clone you see pictured here, seems to have done his best to recreate the looks of one of Maranello’s finest supercars on a humble Pontiac Fiero V6, both inside and out.Read more »
By Ant On November 18, 2012 No Comments
pot.com/2012/11/yugo-55e-wants-to-be-bmw-3-series-when.html”>Ah, Yugo, once Yugoslavia’s and then Serbia’s pride and joy in the automotive industry. The Yugo was produced by Zastava Automobile, which succumbed to Fiat’s lure in 2008, with the Italian carmaker now using its Serbian factory in Kragujevac to build the new 500L mini MPV.
However, we’re not here to give you a lesson on the history of Yugo and its parent company Zastava.Read more »
By Ant On November 2, 2012 No Comments
pot.com/2012/10/20-cars-costumed-up-and-ready-to-go-for.html”>With all the chaos caused by Sandy, you would be forgiven to forget that it’s Halloween today, a fest that under regular circumstances, is one of the most popular holidays in North America as well as other regions in the western world.
What Halloween means for most people, regardless of age and gender, is getting creative and having some fun by dressing up to either scare people or make them laugh their heads off.Read more »
By Ant On October 30, 2012 No Comments
pot.com/2012/10/toyota-mr2-whipped-up-as-lamborghini.html”>In the colorful and imaginative world of clone cars, the Toyota MR2 is commonly used as a donor model for Ferrari replicas of all sorts, from 360 Modena Coupes and Spiders to Enzo hypercars, but once in a rare while, Maranello’s archrival Lamborghini also comes into the picture.Read more »
By Ant On October 29, 2012 No Comments
pot.com/2012/10/this-british-toyota-mr2-mk2-thinks-its.html”>There are replicas and there are replicas, with some builders going to extremes to reproduce the look and feel of a high-end model on a budget donor car, and others, well, let’s just say that they get a ‘C’ for effort.
This second generation Toyota MR2 coupe we found Read more »
By Ant On October 29, 2012 No Comments
pot.com/2012/10/nissan-gt-r-station-wagon-replica-could.html”>Some of you may remember a Nissan Stagea station wagon customized to look like the R35 GT-R that was spotted in Portugal and brought to our attention by CarScoop reader Daniel Esteves, earlier this year.
Now, another one of our readers, coincidentally with the same surname but with the initial Rafael, found the aforementioned car listed for sale in Porto, which is the second-largest city in Portugal, after Lisbon.Read more »
By Ant On October 25, 2012 No Comments
pot.com/2012/10/holy-flabbergast-german-batmobile-begs.html”>Not all Batmobiles are made equal and this principle surely applies to the Bat car listed for sale on the German version of eBay.
The pictures of the DIY Batmobile more or less speak for themselves with the seller adding that a “very extravagant and futuristic artist and designer” built the strange looking contraption, and that it has won “several trophies at events”.Read more »
By Ant On October 17, 2012 No Comments
Compared to other sports car offerings from Japan in the 1990s, like the Mazda RX-7, Nissan 300ZX, Nissan Skyline GT-R, Toyota Supra Mk4 and, of course, the famed Honda or Acura NSX, the Mitsubishi GTO or 3000GT hasn’t aged as well nor have collectors warmed up to it.
Whether it justifies this bizarre transformation that comes to us from Kazakhstan is questionable, to say the least.Read more »