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All of us associate any luxury car with a huge state of the art manufacturing unit as its originating point. However, you will be shocked to know that not all of these beauties come from a completely automated robotic assembly line. These cars, which are an amalgamation of artistic design and brute performance, can actually be built from pieces of apparently worthless junk. Here is a description of 10 cars whose origin has been nothing short of a miracle.
1. DIY V12 Lamborghini Diablo
Unbelievably, this mean machine is built in a backyard by an Englishman, who apparently took 4 years to build this fine piece of art. He has now put it up for sale. A company by the name Parallel Designs originally provided him the kits. The new owner will be a lucky man as he will be the first to drive a V12 Diablo VT 6.0 replica in England.
2. Lamborghini Reventon replica from China
All of us dream of owning luxurious and expensive cars, but most of us fail to fulfill our dreams because we cannot afford them. Asan, the owner of a hair salon in Kunming, China, also had a big dream of buying the sports car Lamborghini Reventon, but he did not have enough money. However, he decided to do something that most of us do not even imagine in our weirdest dreams. He actually decided and built his own Lamborghini Reventon!
3. Man builds Bugatti supercar
Any auto enthusiast will tell you that the Bugatti Veyron is a legendary model. With a maximum speed of 267 mph, it is the world's fastest road legal car. However, before you drive in this wonder machine, you will have to dish out a whopping 1.5 million dollars. Therefore, a person from Florida decided to build his own Bugatti. His base was a complete 2002 Mercury Cougar coupe. Starting his way from the outside, he transformed the base car into his dream one. But the only downside is that he was not able to replicate its performance.
4. Hand-made luxurious Rolls Royce
A person in Kazakhstan fell in love at first sight with the Rolls Royce Phantom. However, he could not afford the €500,000 super car. Therefore, he bought a car modification kit and transformed his Mercedes into the Phantom. After long hours of some skillful work has probably created the world's most convincing fake Phantom.
5. DIY Lamborghini
A Chinese mechanic showed his loyalty to his favorite brand by imitating it, literally. He took the saying "imitation is the biggest form of flattery" by fabricating the full body of the Lamborghini. As expected, it took him more than a year to get this beauty to run on the road. However, the most shocking fact is that it took him only $3000 to make it.
6. VW Beetle as electric MG TD
VW Beetle is more versatile than what you had thought earlier. Doug Small started with his small wonder and ended up with MG TD. He replaced all the steel chassis with a carbon fiber. He also removed the roof to make it into a true replica of MG TD. It took him 4 years to complete this task.
7. DIY luxury car
Unlike many other transformations, the birth of this luxury car started with a base car but was entirely created in a junkyard. This takes a lot of skill, as one should have an acute eye for useful things in a pile of garbage.
8. Camaro with the Face of a Lamborghini
This is a classic story of a person who cannot decide if he wants a Camaro or a Lamborghini. Therefore, he decides to a build a hybrid one. At first sight, you will see a beautiful Gallarado but the interior framework is of a humble old 1994 Camaro. But the best part is that it costs only $3000.
9. Bailey Blade
The Bailey Blade is a monster of a vehicle, powered by a 5.8L V8 engine that produces 500hp at 6000 rpm. Its body was amazingly replicated in a garage by an amateur mechanic.
10. DIY BMW Z3
This was apparently replicated by a teenager somewhere in Eastern Europe. This teen prodigy has managed to put a 5.0L V10 from the BMW M5 into the hood of a Z3 coupe. It seems that he is in Bulgarian racing scene.