No, it’s not a car show… the V8 Speed and Resto Shop crew brought some of their personal rides in for picture day!

The mission of the V8 Speed & Resto Shop is simple… to connect people to the best times of their lives through things with wheels.  

This could mean restoring a family heirloom classic car to reconnect with family experiences from the past, or maybe helping a person get behind the wheel of a Muscle Car they always wanted.    Maybe it’s obtaining a similar car to what Dad had back in the day – you know, the one you used to steer on his lap before your feet could reach the pedals.    Perhaps it’s helping someone get their old high school car safe and roadworthy again for a new generation to enjoy.     

Perhaps it is dreaming up the ultimate show car and touring it around the national circuit, or building a track-capable high performance car to enjoy on weekend blasts.  Whatever it is, the V8 Speed & Resto Shop team can help make it happen.    Whether you’re ready to reconnect with the good old days, or you’re looking to drive into a whole new world of experiences, the V8 Team is ready to help.     

V8 Speed and Resto Shop Departments

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V8 Speed and Resto Shop Departments
Body and Paint Center Mechanical Center Fabrication Center V8 Speed Home Interior Shop

Mechanical Center

The V8 Speed & Resto Shop, located 1/2 hour away from St. Louis in Red Bud, IL, is a full service Classic Car and Muscle Car restoration shop with a talented staff of restoration technicians ready to build your dream car. The V8 Speed & Resto Shop has turned out some of the highest-quality “Pro-Touring” style Muscle Cars around, many of which have been featured in major automotive enthusiast magazines and have won awards at national shows and events. Home of the V8TV Muscle Car Restoration Television Show, and the Muscle Car Of The Week video series! 

You can’t win without a great team, and we’re extremely grateful for the talents of these passionate people who bring their “A” game every day to help turn our customer’s visions into reality.   The V8 Speed & Resto Shop Crew is a group of dedicated craftsmen and artisans who deliver top quality and attention to detail in everything they do. The team is comprised of active enthusiasts who have cool cars of their own, so they fully understand and appreciate the personal significance of our customers cars, and treat them with the care and respect they deserve. We’re grateful for wonderful customers who entrust their prized classics to us, and for our exceptional crew who appreciates their significance and the opportunity to reconnect people with special times of their lives through things with wheels.

V8 Speed and Resto Shop Purpose:

We believe in the importance of classic vehicles not only as historical objects, but for their personal significance to enthusiasts and their families, and for the joy they bring to the world.   

We believe in the importance of the automobile industry as a workspace where people of all skill sets and in all areas of business can thrive working around special vehicles that ignite their passion.  

We believe that dream cars can and do exist, and that our team is here to build them. 

V8 Speed and Resto Shop Mission:

To connect people with the best times of their lives through things with wheels.  

V8 Speed and Resto Shop Core Values

Values Statement:

The V8 Speed and Resto Shop achieves our goals and the goals of our customers by applying the following core values to everything we do:

  • Happiness
  • Quality
  • Respect
  • Honesty
  • Loyalty
  • Teamwork
  • Passion
  • Innovation

V8 Speed and Resto Shop Vision Statement:

To ensure that automobile enthusiasts will always have a trusted, talented, and passionate source to provide services they need to enjoy their special vehicles.  To always provide a healthy, safe, creative, and respectful workplace where our team can enhance their skills and abilities and enjoy satisfying and rewarding careers. 

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Contact the V8 Speed & Resto Shop with all your Classic or Muscle Car needs today!

Contact the V8 Speed And Resto Shop


817 S. MAIN STREET – RED BUD, IL 62278