Breaking bad: 1973 BMW 2002

If the base BMW 2002 had been asked: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” it would surely have answered “a Turbo”, or at least this is what every owner of E9 is told. The 2002 Turbo is indeed an iconic car more because of its looks than its performance (although 170… Read More Breaking bad: 1973 BMW 2002

Lo-lights, hi-power: 1957 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupé

That the large family of classic Volkswagen and Porsche lent themselves well to hot-rodding is now a well-established thing, although not so much with regard to the KG. First of all because the Karmann-Ghia built are, in numerical terms, superior to the more famous Porsche 356 (but nothing compared to the cousin Typ 1 Beetle);… Read More Lo-lights, hi-power: 1957 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupé

Da Fruit: 1965 Porsche 356 C “Outlaw”

We often find “Outlaw” style sales advertisements for 356, ie the application of the hot rodding concept to European cars, especially to Porsche cars. However, these Porsche-based hotrods often have one of these two problems (and sometimes both): either they are too expensive, or they are poorly made. The difficult thing is, therefore, certainly not… Read More Da Fruit: 1965 Porsche 356 C “Outlaw”

4 Hours operation: 1968 Alfa Romeo GT Junior “Hot Rod”

This “bad” GT Junior has been built with the main purpose of racing, on the other side nothing will stop its future owner to drive it along the streets, scarying the neighborhood and challenging Porsches at the traffic lights. It is a “typical” rebuilt but, noneteless, that doesn’t mean that building a car like this… Read More 4 Hours operation: 1968 Alfa Romeo GT Junior “Hot Rod”