Tag: Follow Up

Rally Together! – 1983 Renault R5 Turbo 2 Auction Revisitation

Homologation requirements may be the bane of manufacturers, but for racecar-loving addicts, they are ambrosia from on high. During the 1980s, the World Rally Championship (WRC) reached its tenth birthday and as the series grew so too did participation. Renault, a dedicated contender in WRC’s inaugural year, yearned to recapture their triumphant first-year success with…

A Quiet Riot – LS1-Powered 1975 Jaguar XJ Coupe Follow Up

The inherent madness of an engine swap, especially when upgrading in power, is only surpassed in specialty when a block from an entirely different manufacturer is used. With the changeover comes vast amounts of difficulties due to packaging constraints, electrical gremlins, reliability, and parts compatibility. Frankly, the partnership obstacles are intimidating and almost always financially…

Track-Prepped Porsche Still on Auction – 2005 Porsche 911 GT3

The GT3 presents itself, more so than any other car in Porsche’s line up, as the materialized embodiment of what the company’s focus has always been – street car performance directly derived from racing cars. Lightweight elements abound; enhanced aerodynamics; and durable, high-performance parts all combine to bring the 911 closer to the racing edge.…