Customs
Jul 1

Barrett-Jackson gears up for custom car competition in Reno

> at WestWorld of Scottsdale on January 18, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

A 1962 Corvette Custom Convertible is displayed during the 2014 Scottsdale auction. (Photo: Getty Images)

A $100,000 purse in cash and prizes is on the line in the upcoming Barrett-Jackson Cup, with $30,000 being awarded to the entrant that brings in the best custom car.

The event will take place in Reno, Nevada during the Barrett-Jackson Hot August Nights event, where 500,000 automotive enthusiasts are expected to be on hand.

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Feb 4

Cars: Adult-Size Cozy Coupe Hits The Road

A 'childhood' custom hits the road. (Photo: Courtesy of FOXNews.com)

A ‘childhood’ custom hits the road. (Photo: Courtesy of FOXNews.com)

It may be bigger, but it’s still pretty cute.

A custom car shop in England has built a street-legal, motorized replica of the classic Little Tikes Cozy Coupe toy car, The Sunday Times reports.

Starting with a wrecked Daewoo Matiz (also sold as the Chevy Spark and itself a very tiny car,) the folks at Attitude Autos sawed it in half and shorted it, removed the rear doors, and reworked the body to look just like the original, down to its yellow roof and single driver’s side door, although it did retain the donor car’s two-abreast seating.

As reported on Autos Section – FOXNews.com

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