Kit Car firm AK Sportscars has revealed the “phone went crazy” as the nation went into its first shutdown in March as keen motorists became desperate to work on their cars. Like a real-life Meccano set, kit car owners spend hours fitting each nut and bolt to effectively build the cars from scratch.
As well as a sense of accomplishment, owners can design each aspect to their own taste to create the ultimate dream machine.
JK, founder of YouTube channel Petrol Diaries, has built a range of models from scratch including a stunning British Racing Green Lotus 11 and a pristine Lamborghini Countach replica.
He adds that those looking to build a car need just “enthusiasm and determination” for the project and started designing models after rolling up his sleeves desperate to have a go.
Speaking to Express.co.uk, he said: “I still remember going to the newsagents with my dad and for…