Few topics in the car world are more controversial than a replicar’s merits. Some, mainly those fortunate enough to own the originals, heap scorn on these obvious pretenders. And let’s face it, it does get pretty tiresome for the rest of us to look at the legions of Guardsman Blue, white striped, side-piped, chrome roll-barred Tupperware 427 SC Cobras. And don’t get me started on all the ill-proportioned, Auburn Boattail Speedsters running around with undersized wheels and tires, and J.C. Whitney spot lights and steering wheels or the litigation-bait, fake Mercedes 540Ks.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/11/24/replicars