The Porsche 914 was the entry level offering from the aircooled engine guys from Stuttgart in the early 1970s, and it is well known for fun handling and subtle styling. Today’s example has a crazy modified body that looks like it could win a race against a fighter jet, but the basic stock 2.0 liter flat-4. Expect a lot of confused cops looking to recalibrate their radar guns after you cruise by 5 mph under the speed limit. Find this 1976 Porsche 914 Bravossa Custom bidding for $9,500 on eBay with 6 days to go and with a $16k asking price on craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
All Hat No Horse
My old man always said that if you are going to do something crazy, do it right…wait…that’s not what he said. He said if you can’t be smart, be colorful. Which brings us to this next car, which is one of the nicest examples of a slushbox equipped Ford Pinto that you’ll ever see. Colorful, […]
Way back in the 1990s if you had a hopped up Civic with a Type R engine, you would be king of the block. People in Mustangs, Camaros, and Porsches would risk being embarrassed by the lightweight front-drive machine with 150-or-so horsepower and a good driver….but times, they have ‘a’ changed. Your Type R swapped […]
The 1978 film Corvette Summer was Mark Hamil’s first part after being an unexpected and instant star from his roll in Star Wars. It is, by most reasonable measures, a terrible film that is barely made watchable with the addition of a custom Corvette built by Dick Korkes of Korky’s Kustom Studios, and today we […]
The Chevrolet Monza was released for the 1975 model year as GM’s latest subcompact offering on the H-platform shared with the Vega/Astra/Sunbird/Skyhawk/Starfire. It was GM’s answer to new sporty compact offerings from Ford like the Mustang II, Capri and Dodge’s Galant based Colt. Today, a used Monza offers an interesting level of cool for a […]
The Renault 5 was a front-wheel drive supermini built all over the world by French automaker Renault from 1972 through 1985. Renault also built an insane mid engine version of the car known as the R5 Turbo, but it was mechanically very different, so building your Renault 5 into a Turbo replica is going to […]