Restomods are an exciting development and modernization of classic cars. They have been around since the first hot rods appeared and have taken many forms being adopted by the aftermarket companies; as well as, some incredible one-offs being built in backyard sheds around the world.
The Californian firm has reimagined its first production 993. How does it build on the prototype? Four years have passed since we drove Gunther Werks’ 400R prototype, and the production car is well worth the wait.
The top-of-the-range Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio parked in the Silverstone paddock costs £93,000. It is a 510bhp, two-tonne rocket ship that will blast you from zero to 62mph in 3.8 seconds and peak at 176mph
You’re not going to mistake the new Peugeot 308 for anything else on the road but, while the design-led exterior is cutting edge, there’s not much that’s innovative about the diesel parts that sit under the swish bodywork. It sits on top of the EMP2 platform, a chassis development that underpins everything from a DS 9 luxury saloon to the Citroën Dispatch van.
What if Lancia still made its world championship-winning Rally 037 today? Now we know what it would feel like: the new Kimera EVO37 completely modernises Lancia’s icon with superb results, as we discover on a first drive