Articles about Restomod

Peak FJ44 restomod, we say
What exactly does 'restomod' mean? It's clearly up for debate, as something like a 911 reimagined by Singer differs wildly to the Breadvan Hommage revealed earlier.Perhaps Icon's latest project, this FJ44 Land Cruiser, is the movement at its purest:
These specialists take restoration to new heights
It's the upper steering-column housing. I'd been looking for a way into this story to try and encapsulate the astonishing attention to detail in a relatable way. So, here we go. As far as possible, when you order a
Automotive icons like you’ve never seen them before
As Singer is to the 911, so Gateway is to the Bronco. And at the start of 2020, we first got news of its intentions to fit the rather excellent old Bronco with a Roush-tuned Ford 5.0-liter V8. These
The undertaking is called Project Rekall, and it has a distinctly ’90s vibe
Don’t be blinded by the clean looks—this thing generates 518hp
Electrified restomods are, it appears, quite polarizing. So, prepare to be entirely polarized by Totem Automobili's first product. As you can see, it is a restoration of the delightful Alfa Romeo Giulia GT, rendered here using the medium of electricity.Lots
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Not a cheap waterproof coat as the name would suggest, the Himalaya Summit Series is a 650hp LT4 V8-engined Defender. Costs between $250,000 (P12.1 million) and $300,000 (P14.5 million).Read the full story by clicking these blue
The company behind the project dubs this a “complete vehicle reengineering”
The Himalaya Summit Series may sound like a cheap tent, but it's actually the name of yet another restomodded Land Rover Defender. Yawn, right?Well, maybe not, because under that iconic hood, the Summit Series is hiding a 6.2-liter
An ode to greatness
GTO Engineering boss Mark Lyon doesn't like the word 'restomod.' He prefers 'revival.' What we have here is a brand-new 1960 Ferrari 250 Short Wheelbase Berlinetta Competizione, or SWB for, er, short.Instead of going to all the hassle of
It’s a little crazy and we dig that about it
Goodness, where to begin. This is a Volvo P1800 from the '60s, refined, restored and upgraded by touring car outfit Cyan Racing. It is a car built to commemorate Cyan's first ever world touring car championship win in a Volvo.It
We remember this generation fondly
Safe to say we're a tad excited about this one. German restomodder Mechatronik has announced it is building a very special Mercedes-Benz SL. Specifically, the R/C107 generation from the '70s and the '80s.Unsurprisingly, it is called 'Project 107.'
It also has a 4.0-liter flat-six and AWD, in case you want to talk performance
Singer Vehicle Design has been restoring and modifying classic Porsche 911s-964-generation models, to be exact-for more than a decade now. It has produced quite the number of astonishing setups over the years, one of which Top Gear recognized as
It’s an interesting mix of ’60s/’70s style and mid-2000s interior
Coco Chanel, David Bowie, Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Ronnie Wood. Yeah, based on past owners, it's safe to conclude the Mercedes-Benz 600-better known as the Grosser-is pretty rock and roll.Okay, okay-we know
It was supposed to be introduced at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
You'll have heard by now that this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed has been postponed for, well, obvious reasons. No doubt this also means many of the cars due to be revealed at the event have also been delayed. We
A new turbo, a new Marshall Bluetooth speaker, and an exceptional paint job
The first-generation Land Rover Defender didn't achieve legendary status by staying on paved roads. For most of its existence, it made its mark as a reliable off-roader and a trusty workhorse, which is why we're used to seeing
“It was not our intention to create a 100% faithful replica”
Here's German racers-turned-restomodders dp Motorsport's latest project: a 1985 Carrera 3.2 designed to look like the 911 S/T racers of 1970/71.Properly cool isn't it? The original S/T was produced in super small
Can you spot the other changes made to it?
Usually, when someone plugs a modern engine into an old car, there are a few telltale signs that all is not as it seems. As far as we can see, though, that is not the case with Legacy Overland's Toyota Land
Hint: It was from a 007 film in the ’80s
No Time to Die may have just been delayed by a few months, but everyone is still very much in a 007 kind of mood. Take British talent show judge and record executive Simon Cowell, who's just taken delivery of this
It’s certainly eye-catching
There is a Lamborghini for sale at an auction. It will fetch around £200,000 (roughly P13.3 million). This, ordinarily, is not news.When the Lamborghini in question looks like this, however, it is very much news. This is a 1968
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