I get it. You’ve got to find room for the big Ford V6 that you’ve found to power your small British roadster…and that means a bigger hood. Never mind that Carroll Shelby was able to shove a 260-V8 (and later a 289) under the hood of a Sunbeam without resorting to proboscis monkey styled hood, but you’ve got the fiberglass skills and the time to kill. Find this 1967 Sunbeam Alpine offered for $13,500 in Stockton, CA via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
You know you’ve got your work cut out for yourself when someone writes in a craigslist advert; could probably start if I knew anything about fuel injection…Too much of a project for me. But to add insult to injury, this next car is a TVR 280i Tasmin, which sounds like it’ll never run again, but the 280i used a Ford Cologne V6 with Bosch fuel injection, so it shouldn’t be that hard to get back on the road. Find this 1985 TVR 280i offered for $1800 in Ocean Township, NJ via craigslist. Tip from Cory.
Another day, another gull-wing door equipped fiberglass oddball on the front page of the DailyTurismo…because that is how we roll around here. This isn’t a place to take things to seriously, but I’m serious when I say that I’d never pay the princely sum of money needed to own the actual one-off Marcello Gandini of Gruppo Bertone designed Alfa Romeo Carabo…but I would consider owning a Fiberfab Aztec 7…because it brings some needed style to the oft neglected word “fab.” And fiber is good too. Find this 1977 Fiberfab Aztec 7 offered for $5,900 in Chino Hills, CA via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
I always find it interesting when a seller offers a car for sale on craigslist, but apparently has little idea of what kind of car he/she is actually selling. The seller lists this as a “Ferrari” kit car, but there was no Ferrari that looked like this thing back in the day — and the […]
Something must be in the water, because it isn’t often that you’ll find a vintage Volkswagen camper for a decent price, It wasn’t that long ago that the VW Type 2 was the vehicle of choice for hippies, derelicts, and communists because they were almost free, but finding one for $7,500 is a good deal […]
The Rootes Group started building a Sunbeam Alpine badged car in the mid 50s known as the “Mark I & III,” but the Alpine you see here today is from the “Series” production that was sold from 1959 to 1968. The styling likeness to the original Ford Thunderbird is not a coincidence – one of […]
The Triumph Spitfire was a small roadster built in the United Kingdom to compete with the MG Midget, Austin Healey Sprite and to some extent the Fiat 850 Spider. The Spitfire is one of the better looking and handling of the small British sports cars but it held back by a gutless 1.1 4-cyl. This […]