Akin has restored two Epperly Indy cars and a Kurtis, as well as creating a string of hot rods including the channeled 1932 Ford roadster HOT ROD used to promote our 65th anniversary car show back in 2013. Follow the jump for the image gallery along with a few videos that the seller posted. The study estimates EVs will account for 40 per cent of global car sales by 2030. Bobby Marshman started 3rd in the front row of the 1962 Indy 500. The Indy is a Lotus Seven styled kit based on the Merkur XR4Ti. This Honda HR-V appears to be sitting at an auction yard. To the customer, the process is seamless, thanks in part to the company's recruitment of a few dealers to buy the assembled cars and sell them to consumers. The company is toying with the idea of offering interchangeable bodies for the cars so customers can drive different styles depending on their moods, he said. "It's a highway cruiser, but it's loads of fun to drive. It is fully equipped with headlights, taillights, turn signals and is also plated by the state of Indiana! The car also has Dean’s company logo, The Art Of Design, printed across the side of it. It's a simple concept: take a race car and make it street legal by adding turn signals, headlights, and the other accoutrements required by the local authorities and inspection station. 2020 Chevy Corvette C8 Will Be Indy 500 Pace Car The race will be on August 23. Indy racecars from the 1960s were quickly obsolete, as the lighter, faster mid-engine Lotus Fords changed the Indy car paradigm. Free shipping for many products! From that 3rd place start Marshman weathered the 500-mile endurance, placing 5th in the annals of Indy racing. "With the automatic, of course, it's not a full-blown race car," Dockery said. @_samanthagrillo, Videographer / Director: Brad Podowski, American Performance MediaProducer: Samantha Grillo, Chloe BrowneEditor: Kyle Waters. This ad has been viewed: 14914 times. Get upfront price offers on local inventory. Here are 20 barely street legal race cars for the road. Country: "I get all kinds of reactions when I take it to the gas station. "We've gotten a lot of people off their motorcycles," he said. A manual transmission is available if a customer wants it, but it costs more because it is more complicated to install, Dockery said. Epperly continued building an assortment of different racecars as well as creating bodies for some of Mickey Thompson's land speed cars. Because of its status as a limited-production car assembled from a kit, the IndyStreet doesn't have to meet federal safety standards, which would require at least an air bag up front. Its Offy was long gone. The IndyStreet appeals primarily to the "graying Baby Boomer who is set in life, has the house paid for, the kids raised, and wants his toys," Dockery said. The car has a tubular steel frame and composite body, with the same open-wheel arrangement of the Indy race cars. "With the IndyStreet, you get the same feeling you would have riding a motorcycle, but you have the safety of four wheels instead of two, and the rear passenger has a real seat with a safety harness. There are purpose-built racers like open wheel formula cars from F1 and Indy, silhouette race cars that are essentially the same underneath, but skinned as cars they're meant to race, and then there are production-based race cars. ", Privacy and Cookies Race Car Replicas, 31795 Groesbeck Highway, Fraser, MI, 48026, USA +1 586-329-1573 info@race-car-replicas.com The IndyStreet engine is rated at 253 horsepower. He said: “It was sitting in fairly poor condition when I bought it but it had the original race paint on it. Although this one won't get you onto the track at Indianapolis, it will let you carry your fantasy along with you on your weekend drives in the country. Address: 544 North 9th Street, Dept. The car appeared again at Indy in both 1963 and 1964, crashing in practice and ending its brief Champ Car career. Samantha Grillo Indy / Formula 1 Street Legal Replica This is the last 2007 Eagle Roadster ever built by the late, great Devin Dockery. If you reside in an EU member state besides UK, import VAT on this purchase is not recoverable. He's one of the Offy gurus many go to for rebuilding and parts. Powering this EP3-generation Honda Civic is a 2.0-liter with 160 hp. PLEASE VISIT OUR SPONSORS BELOW! Remote Extender Technology continues to sell the kits, and those who want a completed car technically are buying the kit and paying IndyStreet to assemble it, Dockery said. ", Although the car is designed for street use, Dockery said he knows some buyers will use it for weekend autocross events and will even take it onto tracks, which he said is "just fine.". That's not a problem, though, because the standard model is powered by a high-output Chrysler 3.5-liter V-6 engine, coupled to a four-speed automatic transmission. The car has a tubular steel frame and composite body, with the same open-wheel arrangement of the Indy race cars. Many buyers have traded their two-wheelers for an IndyStreet. In any case, the allegedly street legal Indy race car is equipped with a Chevrolet V8 engine and it’s going down on eBay for $70,000 (or about €49,000).