Sunday, July 7, 2013

2005 Caresto T6 Roadster

Caresto is a Swedish car company which was started in 2004 by Leif Tufvesson, 
who is one of Sweden's most skilled specialist car builders and customizers. 
Many of his cars have received widespread international acclaim. 
He is the man who built the Caresto T6 Roadster and the 2006 V8 Speedsters
shown by Volvo at the 2005 and 2006 SEMA Shows, respectively, in Las Vegas. 

The hand-built T6 Roadster hotrod is based on a Volvo twin turbocharged inline 6-cylinder engine. 
The engine is in back, located just behind the supportive leather bucket seats.
The gearbox is a 5-speed Geartronic transmission that sends the power to the rear wheels. 
The custom fabricated tubular steel frame was hand formed. 
The front wheels are some 8.5 inches wide and 20 inches in diameter, 
the rears are a full 10-inches wide and 22 inches in diameter. 
Inside the T6 Roadster, all panels and seats are dressed in finest Scottish leather. 
HotRod magazine named the Caresto T6 concept the 2004 HotRod of the Year,
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