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how do you make a car? Answered

I want to now how to make a car thats small not big or not a toy!!!




10 years ago

Well, this is probably not what you were imagining, but you could always build a Westfield, Dax Rush, Lotus 7, R500, or similar. They're all based on the Lotus 7 design, and each has different characteristics. Depending on the engine, they can be anywhere from 1000 to 1400 pounds and 100 to 300hp. They're open-wheel, and there's no top. Most can be certified for driving on the street, and insurance is very cheap since it's a kit car. You can build one from USD$5000 to $15,000 depending on your configuration. You can also buy one pre-built starting at $15K. Here's a nice example of a Dax Rush: http://www.eagletuningenkitcars.com/images/kit_003.JPG

Basically, you order the frame and cowling, then find used parts or buy new parts for everything else.