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Old 22nd September 2017, 00:07
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Hmm, I've been suggesting this ever since I got a boxster
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Old 30th October 2017, 13:07
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West Coast Customs Porsche Cayman based 356 - major widening!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kW6t9U58RVs
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Old 30th October 2017, 13:30
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Can't say I like it simply because of the horrible rear profile due to the engine.
I really like the shape and size of the DNA Speedster. Original is so small it looks like a toy car.
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Old 30th October 2017, 15:50
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They used a fixed head lol! The fact its removable is bonus.

Toy? Did you see how much they had to add the width?!

The pics on DNA website are renderings - let's see what it looks in real life against something to show scale....
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Old 30th October 2017, 19:40
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The pics on Dna web site are of the buck
Then sent to the computer guy who adds details
All the boring bits are being done now , flanges and returns
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Old 31st October 2017, 08:20
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Starke just unveiled their Speedster Revolution. Another Boxter based 356 Speedster.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqPkoP1tyd8
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Old 31st October 2017, 08:54
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The only problem (for me) is that they are ready built, takes them way out of my price range and most of my enjoyment would be building it.

I would be great to see Tribute make Speedster kit based on a Boxter. I don't think it would take any sales away from DNA, it could even bring DNA more sales from buyers who would like a Tribute Speedster but don't have the time or the skill set to make one. Look how well DNA did with the 2fifty and Tribute with the 250swb, similar cars but due to the price difference totally different markets. I was getting very close to selling my soul so I could buy a DNA 2 fifty but they then went fully built only, I can understand why but it took it so far out of my price range that it just wasn't worth thinking about.
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Old 14th November 2017, 15:54
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Im guessing the last build (250 cal) finally got the attention of the lawyers at Ferrari
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Im guessing the last build (250 cal) finally got the attention of the lawyers at Ferrari



Ahh so the rumor mill was correct then ?

Shame, nice looking car that.
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Old 14th November 2017, 22:22
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Im guessing the last build (250 cal) finally got the attention of the lawyers at Ferrari
Yes DNA have gone very quiet on the Mediterranean Donkey front , lots of speculation flying around but nothing confirmed ...I'm not about to add any hearsay I've picked up to the discussion as I wouldn't want to get it wrong ...

It looks like they are concentrating on the established German sector for a bit ...

ON A SIDE NOTE , I was reading about Modena Classics a few days back , they built the cars for the Ferris Beuller film ...3 in total , I believe ... They were served with a cease and desist notice just after the film was released ...

I think if you are going to f*ck with anybody ...taking the pi$$ out of rich , influential Italians , may not be the best move ....

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Old 14th November 2017, 22:46
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Purely speculation on my part. But it is worth noting that even the DNA "USA" website is no longer around and I cant seem to find a trace of their facebook page anymore. Instead they have been replaced with a website that you can rent the 250 and 430 for weddings and such.
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