How a scale model turned into a life-sized sports car.
We’ve probably all had visions in our head for what we think might be the perfect car, but sadly most of these cars remained locked away in our imagination. For Jim Simpson, that wasn’t enough, so he began making kit cars that show his own interpretation of some of the most iconic classic European sports ever made, and one of those is this Simpson Design Swift, which will be up for grabs this weekend through Lucky Collector Car Auctions.
The idea for the Swift was inspired by the design of the Lotus XI, but as you can tell, this isn’t just another recreation. The styling is completely unique, and the process for making the Swift a reality is as interesting as the car itself. Simpson started with an idea that he turned into a toy-sized 1/24th