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Upcoming Car Shows

Hi everyone!  If you can come visit us at shows this month, we’d love to see you.  This September we will have booths at the following events.

Coronado Speed Festival – September 19-20, 2015

It’s right in our own backyard this weekend, and we’re excited to be a part of San Diego’s Fleet Week and the Coronado Speed Fest. We’ll have a booth in Vendor Village and show our new RW Speedster Electric, as well as our RW GTS Kit.  We’ll even have a Spyder in the car show. Come see how we can help you build your dream car!

Porsche Rennsport Reunion V – September 25-27, 2015

In Monterey California at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, we’ll be in Booth #62 (near the tire bridge) with our RW GTS Kit on display. It is great gathering of all things Porsche so we hope to see you there!

RW Speedster Electric Officially Launches

Rock West Racing Announces the Launch of the RW Speedster Electric

Rock West Racing is entering the electric vehicle market with a tribute to the 50s classic Speedster that will run on battery power. This component car, based on the company’s RW Speedster, is engineered to accommodate a battery conversion kit designed and developed by EV West.

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2015 – Rock West Racing announces the launch this month of its first component car kit designed specifically for alternative power, the RW Speedster Electric.  The company currently offers other component cars that are tributes to classics such the Speedster, Spyder, RSK and GTS.  Rock West Racing is an emerging business in the replica car industry and is headquartered in San Diego with manufacturing facilities in both El Cajon, California and West Jordan, Utah.   Continue reading RW Speedster Electric Officially Launches

We Had Fun at the Big Bear Fun Run 2015

There was  great turnout this weekend in the Village at Big Bear.  So many cool cars around, and we were excited to preview our new RW Speedster Electric, which is launching soon.  Here are a few pics for you!

RW Speedster Electric - Cruising around the Lake
RW Speedster Electric – Cruising around the Lake
RW Speedster Electric - Big Crowds at the Fun Run
RW Speedster Electric – Big Crowds at the Fun Run
RW Speedster Electric - Chilling in the Shade
RW Speedster Electric – Chilling in the Shade
RW Speedster Electric - Glamour Shot by the Lake
RW Speedster Electric – Glamour Shot by the Lake

Launching Soon: the RW Speedster Electric

Here’s some early information on a new product we’re offering.

Everyone at Rock West Racing is a motorhead at heart, but when we met Michel Bream and his team at EV West, their passion and enthusiasm for electric vehicles got us excited!  They have engineered an exceptional package to convert a vehicle to electric power, and in our case, using a VW transmission coupled with available lithium ion batteries. That got us motivated to collaborate and build the RW Speedster Electric!

RW Speedster Electric - In Process
RW Speedster Electric – In Process

The objectives were simple:  use our standard Speedster component kit, modify it to accept the EV West kit, and provide customers an efficient package.  It had to have excellent performance, drive a range of up to 100 miles, be easy to build, and more importantly be a lot of fun to drive. Price is always an issue, so that was a design factor.

We believe we exceeded the objectives! And here is how it happened.   Continue reading Launching Soon: the RW Speedster Electric

Update on Work in Progress

We’re juggling a lot of cool projects around here.

Here are some pictures of work in the shop. We’ll provide more details as the jobs are wrapped up.

RW Electric Speedster  (in process)
RW Electric Speedster (in process)
RW Speedster - Yellow (freshly painted)
RW Speedster – Yellow (freshly painted)
RW Spyder RS - Front Body (in process)
RW Spyder RS – Front Body (in process)
RW Spyder RS - Back of Body (in process)
RW Spyder RS – Back of Body (in process)
RW GTS Tooling (in process)
RW GTS Kit Fender Well Detailing