Interstyl Hustler Is The Quirky Wood Kit Car You’ve Never Heard Of

Yes, the entire body is made of wood.

Wood isn’t what you’d call a popular material for building cars. It’s been used on occasion by mainstream automakers, notably with American companies in the late 1940s, and of course there’s Morgan. Thing is, wood is usually relegated to certain sections of the vehicle car. This crazy kit car creation takes the concept a bit further.

It’s called the Hustler, and yes, the entire body is made from marine plywood. We aren’t talking wood panels over a metal unibody either – everything from basically the wheels up is made of wood. That includes the dash, the pillars, floor, and even small items like the gear shift knob. The same goes for under the hood, where you’ll find wooden inner fenders, a wood core support, and a wood firewall. In the unfortunate event of a collision, this car doesn’t really have

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Wildest Stolen Car Stories On Motorious

Stealing an enthusiast’s car is like taking away a piece of their soul. The disgusting criminals who commit these auto thefts have no regard for the blood, sweat, and tears that go into most classic and muscle car builds, restorations, or just upkeep. When a collector car is stolen, so is time, money, and heart from the owner, making the crime just a little bit worse when it happens to a gearhead. Here are some of the most memorable car thefts we’ve reported on.

Why not kick things off on a positive note, well, as positive as they can get when someone steals a classic car from a war Veteran. Curly Bunfill had hist 1956 Cadillac Eldorado stolen from his locked garage on January 17, 2020, and it was anonymously returned to the Sacramento Police Department. After the car was returned, 43-year-old James King was arrested in connection with the … Read More

Celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Day With Motorious

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It’s time to mark your calendars and make some plans with Motorious.

To celebrate Collector Car Appreciation, Motorious is holding a Digital Happy Hour this Friday, July 10 from 5-6 pm EST. Everyone is invited to join the discussion about collector cars of every kind, which will be broadcast on Zoom, per-register here.

As the coronavirus lockdowns are lifting in certain areas and car enthusiasts are looking to socialize once more, everyone should keep in mind the upcoming Collector Car Appreciation Day being organized by SEMA, the Automotive Restoration Market Organization, and Hot Rod Industry Alliance. Set for July 10, 2020, this will be the 11th annual celebration of automotive restoration and collecting. In other words, you should start figuring out how you want to observe this important date.

Officially, the date of the 2020 Collector Car Appreciation Day

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2150-Pound T.50 Supercar Much Better Than McLaren F1, Says Man Who Designed Both

From Car and Driver

  • Gordon Murray Automotive is delaying the launch of its three-seat supercar, the T.50, because of COVID-19, but will build the first prototype in September, with the first customers getting them in January 2022.
  • The T.50 will have a Cosworth-built naturally aspirated 650-hp 4.0-liter V-12, yet the car will weigh less than a Mazda Miata.
  • Gordon Murray told C/D that 40 percent of the T.50’s buyers so far are people under age 45, who may have had posters of his McLaren F1 on their walls as teens. “This is their F1,” he said.

UPDATE 7/22/20: Gordon Murray Automotive has released a cutaway drawing (pictured below) of the 4.0-liter V-12 that will power the upcoming T.50 supercar.

Photo credit: Gordon Murray Design

A fresh addition to the growing list of things the coronavirus pandemic has denied us: the first look at Gordon Murray’s forthcoming T.50

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