• 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Convertible restoration by V8 Speed and Resto Shop

Crafting Your Dream Ride

At the V8 Speed and Resto Shop, we don’t just restore, we reimagine. Our passionate team of experts are here to turn your vision into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece, be it a meticulously restored classic or a bespoke hot rod built to dominate the road. We possess the in-house talent and cutting-edge equipment to handle every aspect, from precision engine machining to show-winning paint. Experience the difference quality craftsmanship makes. Explore our photo and video galleries to witness our work firsthand, and then contact us to discuss how we can make your automotive dreams a reality. Now in our 20th year!

A Complete Classic Car, Muscle Car Restoration, Custom Car and Hot Rod Shop

We have the expertise and equipment to handle nearly all restoration and custom modification tasks in-house, including cutting-edge mechanical upgrades, precision engine machining, custom metal fabrication, fine crafted upholstery, and show-winning bodywork and paint. Whether you’re looking for an over-the-top show car, a stock and original restoration, a powerful Muscle Car, a state-of-the-art Pro Touring machine, a crazy hot rod, a one-of-a-kind custom car, or just a cool and reliable classic car to drive, we can help.

Judge For Yourself

V8 Speed and Resto Shop customs and restorations have won awards at all kinds of top national events, and have been SEMA Show feature cars since the first car we built. Our team of experienced restoration and mechanical professionals has hundreds of years of combined experience in the automotive restoration industry, and 2024 marks our 20th year in business. We are passionate about customs, hot rods, and muscle cars, and we take pride in our work. Learn more about the V8 Speed and Resto Shop!

Immersed In The Culture

Leveraging their deep roots in car culture, Kelle and Kevin Oeste lead V8 Speed and Resto Shop. Kevin’s background producing car shows like Hot Rod Magazine TV fueled the creation of V8TV, which later spawned the shop. Kelle’s involvement with SEMA, a leading automotive specialty equipment association, further solidified their industry connections. Together, they’ve assembled a team of skilled craftspeople who transform classic cars at V8 Speed and Resto Shop.

Custom Crafted Just For You

We understand that every project is unique, and we work with our customers to create a design and build plan that meets their specific needs and budget. If you’re looking for a trusted partner to restore your classic car or muscle car or build your dream custom or hot rod, the V8 Speed and Resto Shop is the perfect choice.

The Only Limitation Is Your Imagination

At the V8 Speed and Resto Shop, we restore classics cars, build high-end custom cars and hot rods, and renew muscle cars. We fully understand the importance of these cars and their significance. Contact us today to discuss your dream ride and how we can make it a reality.

What Can We Build For You?

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817 S. MAIN STREET – RED BUD, IL 62278

V8 Speed and Resto Shop is a SEMA Member