This vehicle came to us from the son of its original builder. He worked on this car for years but sadly illness moved in on him faster then he could get this project finished. We saw it for sale and heard the story and knew immediately it needed to
It’s built mostly from 1″ square tubing as is typical in “
The first thing that stood out to us is the use of a Saturn engine. This example is an LL0 DOHC model making approximately 124 hp. While that may not sound like much but it is more than enough needed to accelerate a vehicle this light to ludicrous speed. Mated to a 5-speed manual trans we expect it will be a ton of fun to drive at any speed.
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As for the rest of the chassis and suspension, its all one of a kind hand built from scratch. The actual control arms appear to have been made from scratch. They are bolted to otherwise stock
There are a few spots in the chassis that could stand for some additional material being added and the obvious need for a significant roll bar. Our plan is to make these changes as time allows and hopefully get some time behind the wheel of this one before passing it along to its next owner.
If anyone has some insight into this or similar builds please comment! We would love to hear from you.