Since 2002 the
original Subaru powered 1957 Speedster Replica
mid-engine EPA Legal
modernized brakes and suspension - a true structural tube frame chassis
After 20 years
of building VW powered Speedsters we launched an 15 year program in 2002 to
mid-engine water-cooled Speedster replica
effort also brought forth a 1957 SAS Cabriolet and a 1957 SAS Coupe as well
Our staff has a 35 year history of building Speedster replicas using the
traditional air-cooled VW Beetle platform format; however, this is the 21st
century and cars and driving requirements have changed dramatically ........
we made some remarkable structural, mechanical, electrical, safety,
appearance, and performance changes.
do not use 45+ year old VW
Beetle 50 hp air-cooled engine, transmission, suspension, steering, brake, fuel
tank, column, or wiring parts or technology...none
We do not
illegally imported Subaru engines such as JDM (Japanese Domestic Market)
which are strictly banned by US EPA and CARB for any on-road use.
We do not use "off road only use" Subaru drivelines
and wiring harnesses used in sand rails
and dune buggies ,which if used for highway use do not comply with
the Federal US EPA Clean Air Act nor CARB (California Air Resources Board)
and are considered illegal.
What do we
USA Domestic Subaru parts and technology, occupant safety features, EPA approved
systems, common sense.