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    Official: Supervettes kit transforms C6 Corvette into C7... sort of [UPDATE]

    Imagine, if you will, that you began living under a rock from January 13, 2013 on, and only emerged long enough to purchase a sixth-generation Chevrolet Corvette. You had no knowledge of the heavily redesigned, seventh-generation Corvette - it's shapely new body and enthusiast-infuriating rear ...

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    Frankenstein's Garage: Maybach coupe isn't Xenatech's first conversion

    Xenatech conversions – Click above for image gallery
    Wonder where this firm Xenatech came from? The German company made headlines a couple of weeks ago with sketches of a Maybach coupe it intends to bring to market, but as you may well have guessed, the luxo-Merc isn't the first chop job ...

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    VIDEO: Borat-class "Rolls-Royce" actually looks good

    Not a Rolls-Royce Phantom - Click above to watch the video
    Right, so this isn't really a Rolls-Royce. We know, we know -- you thought it was. And that's understandable. But no, it's a fake, a phony, a fraud, etc. And with the owner spending at least, say, $3,000 to turn an old Mercedes-Benz ...

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    REPORT: 115 Plug-in Toyota Prius test cars fail to crack 50 mpg average in year-long test

    When Consumer Reports tested out the Hymotion L5 plug-in Toyota Prius conversion earlier this year, they weren't overwhelmed with the results. Sure, the mileage they observed was boosted to about 67 mpg over the first 35 miles of the drive, but that didn't match the claims of 100 mpg (or more) that ...

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    Arabian Update: Mercedes W140 S-Class gets W221 transplant

    Say you have a Mercedes-Benz W140 S-Class from two generations ago, but you really want is a Mercedes W221, the current generation car. Well, what else is an individualistic plutocrat to do other than give a willing tuner an unknown (and seemingly substantial) quantity of cash to make a few ...

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    Ex-Cowboys' 1991 BMW 850Ci one-off for sale in Texas

    Click above the view a gallery of this custom convertible BMW 850i
    Long before the retro-licious Z8 and the modern 6 Series, BMW's range-topping sport coupe was the 8-Series. Characterized by its distinctive shark nose and available with a choice of eight- or 12-cylinder engines, the 8-Series was ...

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    Things that never were nor ever should be, Part II: the Dodge Caravan "CarCamel"

    Click above for gallery of the Car CamelYou need something to carry a car, but you don't want just any old pickup truck or SUV because anybody could do that. And since you do have that vintage Dodge Caravan lying around... why not grab the chainsaw and make something really special? Allow us to ...

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    And you thought the Cayenne looked fugly stock...

    Click the image above for a gallery... if you dare. Like driving skills, the unfortunate reality is that good taste doesn't always accompany wealth. There are just too many people out there looking to make the flashiest splash, and it is now confirmed that one more of those yahoos is living in ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Insurgent-proof party bus

    click above image for more pics of the Armored Limo When you're headed out for a night on the town in one of the world's hot spots -- and by "hot spot" we mean someplace like Kabul, Chechnya, or the Congo -- and you want to guarantee safe passage, you need one of these. It's billed as an H1, but ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Corvette supercar prototype

    click above image for more pics of the 1992 Marocco II Corvette Prototype Supercar What you see above is the original 1992 Marocco II Corvette Prototype Supercar. What is that? We're not exactly sure. Even though the eBay seller has plenty of magazine articles pictured, information is thin on the ...

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    Upgrade from a Dodge to a Mercedes for three bills

    Some of the world's automotive conglomerates are more guilty of badge engineering than others. With very few exceptions, the acquisition of Chrysler by Daimler-Benz (call it a merger if you like, but we're not fooled) is not among the worst offenders. The Chrysler 300C may look to some like a ...

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    What blindspot? Toyota FJ Cruiser Convertible

    We came across Newport Convertible Engineering at the SEMA show a couple of weeks ago, and the company's FJ Cruiser Convertible immediately caught our eye. Not only does this $10,000 conversion give FJ Cruiser owners a power-operated soft top in place of the standard steel roof, but it also ...

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    A 4th-gen Prelude, converted to RWD

    We've performed a few drivetrain swaps in our time, but nothing quite measures up to's "preluderacecar" and his 1993 Honda Prelude. Apparently not satisfied with the stock H22 or its orientation in the vehicle, it was yanked and replaced with the ubiquitous GM LS1 (quickly becoming ...

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    The Miata AMX07 - an Aston Martin for Mini Me

    Who can afford the actual price of an Aston Martin Vanquish S? Not us, and apparently not Australian fitness instructor Michael Lebedev, who has produced a kit that transforms a garden variety Mazda Miata MX-5 into something resembling a Vanquish left in the dryer too long. Inspired by the Vanquish ...

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    Return of the Slant Nose Porsche

    A while back we showed you how a Porsche 996 owner could fast forward time and transform his car's "fried egss" headlamps into the proper ovals found on the new 997 models. Auto-expert of Germany has now stepped up to show 996 owners how to rewind time back to an era when the pages of Dupont ...


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