Classic Cars and Rides

Harry's 1971 Beetle

Harry's 1971 Beetle

A restored and modified 1971 Beetle in the retro style

Terry Sturgill - 1989 Mitsubishi Starion/Chrysler Conquest

Terry Sturgill - 1989 Mitsubishi Starion/Chrysler Conquest

This is the first turbo car that I intended to modify. The parts scene for this...

Graham Fairhead - 1972 Type 3 Fastback

Graham Fairhead - 1972 Type 3 Fastback

Graham has been going to Santa Pod since the mid-1980s with friends and in the early...

Shawn Marsters  1969 Bay Window camper

Shawn Marsters 1969 Bay Window camper

“The jury was out when I first saw the bus” Shawn said. When Shawn viewed the bus...

Kevin Sadd  - 1971 Type 3 Squareback

Kevin Sadd - 1971 Type 3 Squareback

Originally the car was yellow, but when Kevin bought the Squareback it was orange...

Rikki Nights  - Ratty Panel Van Split

Rikki Nights - Ratty Panel Van Split

Behind every great van is a great story and this one' a got a great story.

James Evangeli  - Triumph Herald Estate

James Evangeli  - Triumph Herald Estate

My first I bought when I was about 10 years old, it was a 1971 VW Beetle and from...

Ian Walley - Cortina - Tina (the shed)

Ian Walley - Cortina - Tina (the shed)

In the racing world, there are 2 types of racers. Those who get others to build...

Wayne Courtenay  - Escort - Project Earl

Wayne Courtenay  - Escort - Project Earl

I always wanted to build a big power base model escort so started looking.

Carl Skingley  - 1959 Ford Anglia 2ltr Zetec

Carl Skingley - 1959 Ford Anglia 2ltr Zetec

The engine was completely new and quite a departure from the side valve, flathead...

Darren walker  - VW 1968 Early Bay

Darren walker  - VW 1968 Early Bay

This is my dream car I always wanted a VW camper and when I had the chance to buy...

Thomas Carrington -  MK1 Ford Escort

Thomas Carrington - MK1 Ford Escort

Firstly watching, then learning and finally helping Dad most Saturdays and during...

James Kelly - Krusty the Mini

James Kelly - Krusty the Mini

It was built in 12 weeks from a bare shell to a full show stopper for the show at...

Becky Smith - Ford Escort Eclipse

Becky Smith - Ford Escort Eclipse

I was never as they say a “girly girl”. I didn’t want dolls and houses. I wanted...

Alice Fairhead - 1967 Volvo Amazon estate custom

Alice Fairhead - 1967 Volvo Amazon estate custom

When I first got it I changed the stock single carb for a pair of SU HS6’s which...

BILLY COLEMAN - Manta 400 Replica

BILLY COLEMAN - Manta 400 Replica

My favourite memory has to be leaving the start ramp in Killarney in 4th, directly...

John Choppin  - 1992 Mercedes-Benz w201 190e

John Choppin - 1992 Mercedes-Benz w201 190e

I was very interested in the German touring car (DTM) and it was the Mercedes-Benz...

Tyler Probst - 72' Datsun 240z

Tyler Probst - 72' Datsun 240z

This build has been everything from amazing to a headache and everything in between,...

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