1983 Audi Quattro A2 #R46

This is the first Group B Audi Quattro A2 Evolution model driven by Hannu Mikkola winning the World Rally Championship at 1983. The car was raced first time on the 1983 Tour de France and 1983 Ivory Coast Rally. Michele Mouton had the car in the 1983 1000-Lakes Rally in Finland. Now the car is going to have a complete restoration on the specification driven the Rallye Tour de Corse 1983.

  • RESTORATION ONGOING Photos updated  31.10.2016  (1252-1486)

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1961 Ex Works Austin Healey 3000 Mk 1

This car, first registered as XJB 871, was prepared by the Works competition department for its debut in the gruelling 1961 Acropolis Rally with Peter Riley and Tony Ambrose as the crew. Later on it was purchased by rally legend Rauno Aaltonen. After Aaltonen the car has had only one 51 years long ownership.  MAT-Team had the most challenging restoration project ever and "a piece of art" conservation work to return this important rally car on the period 1961 Acropolis Rally setup and livery. And to get it completed in 8 weeks time.

  • PROJECT COMPLETED  Photos updated 14.05.2016  (1-336)

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2012 Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT-4

For the season 2015 Makela Auto Tuning has undertaken a new development project converting an Aston Martin GT4 race car to compete in the new FIA / R-GT WRC Rallye class established for modern GT sports cars.

  • PROJECT COMPLETED  Photos updated 30.01.2015 (135-177)

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1978 Ferrari 308 GTB Group 4 # 24947

Reconstruction of a super light weight original fiberglass bodied Ferrari 308 GTB rally car. The original car was a steel bodied USA Track Day car with a period modified competition dry sump engine. This car is made according to the specifications of FIA App K Group 4 regulations for historic rallying on behalf of our client in California.

  • PROJECT COMPLETED Photos updated 05.11.2014 (1640-1768)  

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1976 Ferrari 308 GTB Group 4 # 19229

Reconstruction of a super light weight original fiberglass bodied Ferrari 308 GTB rally car.
This car is made according to the specifications of FIA regulations for historic rallying.
The car is a creation for our French client.

1976 Ferrari 308 GTB Group 4 # 19539

Reconstruction of a super light weight original fiberglass bodied Ferrari 308 GTB rally car.
This car is made according to the specifications of FIA regulations for historic rallying.

  • PROJECT COMPLETED Photos updated 27.03.2013 (405-746)

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1986 MG Metro 6R4 Group B # AD570091

Ex Mika Arpiainen original Group B rally car. Raced 1986 in Finland 1000 Lakes WRC rally. After had only 2 owners, raced in Finnish championship rally sprints, last time 15 years ago. We did a quick and dirty restoration in a couple of months time just to got the car completed for MAT Ice racing school 27.02.2013.

  • PROJECT COMPLETED Photos updated 01.03.2013 (1-148)

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1980 Ferrari 308 GTB FIA Group 4 conversion # 29827

This is a very quickly made Group 4 reconstruction of the original steel bodied Ferrari 308 GTB.
The car is made according to the specifications of FIA regulations for historic rallying.
In March 2012 the car will be used for MAT Ice racing school events.

1976-1981 Ferrari 308 GTB # FIA group 4 Historic rally car conversion

The original chassis has been modelled using Auto CAD Inventor 3D-modeling program. Torsional rigidity and bending stiffness of the chassis / modern FIA approved roll cage has been tested by Finite element analysis technique to improve safety of the car. All this had to be done to avoid serious fractures on the chassis.

  • PROJECT COMPLETED Photos updated 20.06.2012 (1-122)

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1977 Ferrari 308 GTB Group 4 # 25393

We have reconstructed a full FIA Group 4 Ferrari 308 GTB Historic rally car.
The basic car was an original fiberglass bodied version.

1984 Toyota Celica Turbo #TC35

Group B ex Björn Waldegard, Toyota Team Europe 1985 HongKong-Beijing Rally.
1986-1988 Mohammed Bin Sulayem, Toyota Team Middle East Championship winning car.

1984 Toyota Celica Turbo #TC18

Group B ex Juha Kankkunen 1985 HongKong-Beijing Rally.

1992 Lancia Delta HF #556734

Group A ex Juha Kankkunen 1992 Portugal Rally.

1990 Lancia Delta Integrale #458692

Group A ex Miki Biasion 1990 Monte-Carlo Rally.

1986 Lancia Delta S4 #226

Group B ex Miki Biasion 1986 Sanremo Rally.

2009 Mitsubishi Evo 10 # FIA Group N rallycar

Mitsubishi Evolution RS modified to a full FIA group N PWRC rally car. Modification includes all FIA homologated components, Gr4 uprated engine, straight cut dog gearbox, 4-way adjustable TEIN suspension and fully welded multi point FIA homologated roll cage. The car is going to be used on MAT Ice Racing School events and on the International rallyes.

1929 Ford Model-A

Special engineering project, exterior and interior restored to its original specification but engine and transmission are from Group 4 Ford Escort BDA rally car power output 250 hp.

1971 Jaguar E-type V12 Series lll Roadster

Full bolt & nut restoration. Over 2000 working hours spent on renovation.
Special interior options made by car owner orders.
Multi times concours and show winning car in Finland.

1977 Lotus Esprit Turbo 'Submarine' ex James Bond

007 Lotus Esprit has been one of the most famous movie cars ever made.
This car was one of two complete cars used in the film.

1959 Chevrolet Impala 2 door HT

This project was very special. MAT has rarely seen restoring a common US classic.
The car had an important history for it's owner and that's why we promissed to do a quick cosmetic restoration.
Time table was tight, the repair work had to be completed in six weeks, and we did it.

1954 Lister-Bristol #BHL4

Sports racing car, ex Jack Sears.

1958 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

"Low budget" cosmetic renovation. Restored in 29 days! About 200 hours work.

2 x Porsche 966 Carrera 2

Two Porsche ice racing cars constructed in 4 weeks.
Full FIA homologated roll cages and 2010 regulations safety systems.
Engine, transmisions and body updated to GT3 RS configuration.

1986 Reynard FF 1600 #86F094

Ex Mika Häkkinen Championship car.

1974 Ford Escort RS 2000 # FIA Group 2 Historic rally car

The car is an original Escort RS2000 and has been a Group 1 rally car from new in Finland.
Car was restored and resprayed as a replica of ex Hannu Mikkola RS 1600 BDA.
This is an example of low budget 250 hours restoration project.

1949 ZIZ 110 #017

Ex dictator Joseph Stalin parade car, special restoration project.
Fully restored to its original specification with appropriate patina for its age.