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The latest news and updates from Rebel Performance Machines.

Video – Dyno testing an Exobusa on rolling road

Video – Dyno testing an Exobusa on rolling road

We recently got and Exobusa on the rolling road for a full dyno test after a new engine was fitted. 180bhp at just over 10000rpm from a gen 1 Hayabusa engine. Going to be phenomenally quick as it only weighs 380kg. Check out the video below....

The tR1ke gets a simplified 3 stage build

The tR1ke gets a simplified 3 stage build

You wanted a simpler way to build a tR1ke, we listened to all your feedback and have completely changed the way you can get your hands on a tR1ke. Rather than having a basic kit with a ton of options, extras and choices to make, we've streamilined the build into a 3...

Rebel Performance Machines featured in TKC Magazine

Rebel Performance Machines featured in TKC Magazine

We had a visit from Steve Hole, editor of TKC magazine the other week, you can read the feature in the latest issue, it's a great mag and well worth checking out. Steve says "Rebel ExoBusa – We’re fans of the work of David Cunningham at Rebel Performance Machines and...

Exobusa gets a simplified 3 stage kit build

Exobusa gets a simplified 3 stage kit build

We have completely revised the way our kits are organised, from talking to customers we realise that one of the most important improvements we could make was to simplify the whole build process. So rather than having a basic kit with a whole raft of options and...

Front Spoiler Kit added to the shop

Front Spoiler Kit added to the shop

We have just added a front spoiler kit that fits all Rebel Performance Machines vehicles. These will be available in all of our current GRP colours and are supplied as a pair. Every little helps as they say, and that applies to downforce! These spoilers fulfil an...

We are open to visitors!

We are open to visitors!

Good to welcome Jack Wood from Complete Kit Car Magazine today to do a toolbox feature on Rebel Performance Machines for a future publication. This was planned to happen on the day the country went into lockdown back in March, so it was good to start accepting...

Tr1ke demo car build progresses

Tr1ke demo car build progresses

While in lockdown we have found the time to progress one of our demo tR1kes. Matt black powdercoated chassis with Red GRP bonnets, wings and seats will really give this Tr1ke a WOW factor. Utilising the awesome Yamaha R1 donor bike for the engine, rear swing arm and...

Exotech with a 2.5litre 350 BHP Volvo T5 engine!

Exotech with a 2.5litre 350 BHP Volvo T5 engine!

Another Kit being prepped ready for delivery. This is our Exotech chassis for our customers who prefer a car engine over a bike engine. This one however will be different, normal we would fit a ford zetec engine but this one has been modified to take a mighty 2.5...

Exobusa factory build during lockdown!

Exobusa factory build during lockdown!

Lockdown life at Rebel PM Whilst we can’t accept visitors during the Covid-19 lockdown, we are able to continue with production and provide deliveries. We have set up social distancing measures for those deliveries, but luckily the build of our kits is perfectly easy...

We’re moving to a new workshop!

We’re moving to a new workshop!

While Rebel Performance Machines has only been going a matter of months, we have already outgrown our current workshop and are in the process of moving into a 2500 sq ft unit. This will give us the space to hold chassis and parts in stock and  finish our Demo tR1ke...

New lightweight and high performance brake callipers for all our cars

New lightweight and high performance brake callipers for all our cars

At Rebel Performance Machines we are all about performance, but that's not all about speed as at some point you are going to need to stop! We have teamed up with specialist brake manufacture Hi Spec Brakes UK to provide us with lightweight but high performance brake...

Our first Tr1ke ships!

Our first Tr1ke ships!

We have just packed and loaded our First Trike Shipment, ready to take to our freight forwarding company. Here it is in the van ready to go... We are more than happy to ship our range of cars to all parts of the globe either as kits or fully built cars. This one is...