Customer Testimonials These testimonials are from emails. Some are from the original owners with whom we share a special bond. Others are from second owners to whom we have never even spoken. None have been asked for and are posted in the exact wording in which we received them. The names have been abreviated for privacy concerns.
You’ve been amazing through the entire journey with this car. I’m sure you hear it all the time, but the Midwest values thing is real. No one does business like you guys do. I doubt you need it, but I will reference for you guys all day long. I wish everyone stood by their work like you do. It’s beyond impressive. Thank you so much.
3rd day on the track. Rock Solid at 140mph. LOVE THIS CAR! John M.
Bricker Martins BECK GTS
I took delivery of my Beck GTS in April 2019 and drove it home 350 incident-free miles. The car is running great with no issues at all. Everyone comments on the engine note, thoroughly enjoying the chorus of the Flat6 exhaust. Everywhere I go, I have to take time out of whatever I am doing to answer questions about the car and allow onlookers to take pictures. Everyone is just astounded at how great this car looks. In almost 4 months of ownership, I now have 1700 trouble-free miles on the car. I will need to get some more driving in before winter since the GTS will be in hibernation for several months.
Thank you, and the entire Special Edition team, for making dreams come true.
Good Morning Mr Hines
I am sending you this photo of my Beck Spyder that you built a couple of years ago
Thought you might want to see the people choice award at one of our concourse car event
Here in the North West
Keep up the great work that you and your company produces
2/17/15 - Here is a note from a customer who purchased a used BECK,
non-factory installed motor.
Dear Special Edition - Thank you for saving my Beck speedster.
Replacing the customer installed engine with a genuine CB motor.
It is GREAT to drive now. you said that I would love it, nand I do.
You are a pleasure to do business with. Just had my first oil change
by my VW mechanic who said the chassis is impressive work and
that it drove better than his authentic Speedster he used to own.
Bill L. - Austin, TX.
Pre-owned BECK bought by Texan and sent here for Factory Certification
The following email came in on 2/2/15 from a new BECK owner who bought a well used BECK SPYDER, in need of some TLC.
I can't thank you, Kevin, and Brad enough. I obviously didn't purchase this car from you guys, and you have absolutely zero obligation to assist me in anyway. I'm sure there was not nearly enough profit on the parts I ordered to compensate you guys for your time and knowledge here. I'll probably get my feet wet playing with and enjoying this car for a while and eventually order a brand new build from you exactly how I would want it.
How is that for a CUSTOMER SERVICE Testimonial?
(This email was received just after selling a 2011 clients
BECK Speedster on consignment.)
Guys - Thank you so much for helping me fulfill a major milestone
in my life with building my BECK SPEEDSTER. It was difficult to part with her,
but I have almost 3 years of great memories that cannot be replaced.
You run a first-class organization and one that I am certain you are both quite proud.
Call on me anytime as a solid referral. Take care.
Here's a picture the the car and driver, taken today. (See pic in customer cars)
I think the car looks better than the driver, frankly.
While the license plate says, "Antique," I think the description refers to the driver, not the car.
JUNE 24TH, 2013
Hi Carey and Kevin,
Thanks very much for a beautiful car!! It’s exactly what I expected, and maybe more. And you delivered exactly as promised. As everyone at Spyderclub.com has posted, you give excellent customer service, a rarity in these days. I congratulate you on operating a business the “old fashioned” way and continue to grow and succeed.
Don C. Ca.
April 19th, 2013
Thanks to you and your entire staff for the extraordinary customer service you provided me this winter. Arranging the transportation to your plant for the additions of the heated seats, fog lights, cup holders, and a complete service and inspection makes the anticipation of Spring enjoyment all the sweeter.
You guys are awesome.
April 16, 2013 - "In Process" Suby powered Speedster build. Customer visit.
Hi Carey and Kevin
Thank you for having taken the time to spend with me earlier this week. It was great to meet you and see the car in person. Again, I can't be more pleased with the job and attention to detail.
February 14, 2013
I have been driving the car since it arrived, and I have to tell you, I have totally bonded with my Speedster and I just love this little bastard. It's fun as hell.
I'm continually impressed with the job you guys have done .
Building and working on things myself, I know how much time it all can take and how simple seeming projects can escalate into a complete dilemma. I see excellent work wherever I look.
That little 1600 engine cranks out all the power I need, and the car handles beautifully. I'm really glad I got it. I don't envision getting rid of it in my lifetime, thanks for the excellent work, I'm a very happy owner. Gene
Just got the car and it is beautiful!!!!
Pleasure doing business with you guys.
I'm going on a drive up the coast
now..... talk to you later.
My New Subaru powered BECK SPYDER®
Hellow special Edition, Inc.
Just got my new Suby powered BECK and I love it. Thank you Carey for the absolutely beautiful job. It is a work of art that I get to drive and enjoy! What could be better than that?
Tom D. - RI.
First off let me tell you how much fun I am having with my new BECK SPEEDSTER. I have put on close to 1,500 miles and was able to partake in the cruise to Peoria. The superiority of your product compared to (competitors name deleted) is very evident, not beating up (deleted) but the tube chassis rules.
The more I dive into the speedster community the more I discover how great this car is. Everywhere I go people drool over my merlot beauty.
Joe F. Illinois
ex (competitors name deleted) owner
We picked this BECK SPYDER® up used from Brumos Porsche. It was built by you guys for the opening of the Barber track, and we now race it in Wisconsin. Love the car, and my son often has Best Time of Day in it. Quick and agile little monster.
Ray S. Wisconsin
Mr Kevin / Carey Hines:
After some research, I decided to buy Beck Speedster®, today I am sure it was the best decision.
It is a reliable car, fun to drive and safe.
A few days ago we participated in a 250 miles Rally, it was fun, competitive and memorable,
Keep doing it, The Beck Way
Regards from Panama.
You are an amazing craftsman and a pleasure to deal with (as is your father). I
pray I am in the position one day to offer you a reference…..meet with a
potential client in NJ that wants to see your work or do ANYTHING to repay you
and your father for the kindness you have showed me.
You made a great process amazing and I can never say enough
good things about both of you.
Thank you BOTH for being such gentlemen and running such a
quality operation. I feel sorry for people who use your competition.
John , New Jersey
At home in Sugarland, TX.
I purchased my BECK Spyder® from Duke's Garage, it did arrive last week in Ohio and I have put already approx. 100 miles on it.
Great ride! I am very surprised about the smooth handling and relatively comfortable suspension in comparison to my BMW Z4.
But also the engine sounds and performs is quite nicely.
Stefan, Ohio May 2011
Hi Carey (and Kevin) – just wanted to let you know that the car arrived safely yesterday afternoon in Lansing, MI. All went well and I was able to drive it home in one piece.
The car is an absolute blast! I’ve had so many thumbs up, comments, honks, etc. It’s been crazy and it’s only the first day. Most of the people think it’s real so I’m not saying a word unless they ask. Then I tell them about your company and they can’t believe it.
Thanks again for your time and help!
Dear Kevin, Carey and Crew, I have received my BECK SPYDER® and I am truly overwhelmed with the quality and work that has been contributed in making my car as stunning as it is. Thanks a million!
Yousef F. Porsche of Kuwait
We continue to enjoy our Beck Spyder® more each year....keep up the good work and keep us informed on your latest BECK projects as they progress.
Peter and Gail Brock Redmond, WA.
Note: Peter Brock is the world famous designer of the legendary Cobra Daytona Coupe! Yes, THAT Peter Brock.
Hi Kevin and Carey;
Just a short note to tell you how pleased I've been with the Speedster. We had a spell of good weather and I was able to put about 250km on it over a couple of days. I found the car delightful and I plan my time around making sure that when the weather's nice I find time to drive it.
The car is a delight. A real head turner and the sound is perfect....just throaty enough to provide a sound of good power yet not overwhelming and hard on the ears.
Thanks again for your support and help throughout the sales and delivery process. As I mentioned previously, this is the first time I ever bought a car over the web and you made the experience a pleasure.
Hi Kevin and Carey,
A beautiful BECK Speedster arrived this afternoon. It was prettier than the pictures! It started up immediately and, since it was raining, we didn’t want to take it out for a drive other than down my driveway to the garage….a distance of about ¼ mile so I did get it into second gear!
I’ll send you a second report once the rain stops and I get a chance to really drive it. But, wow, it’s a work of art.
Thank you for your superb customer service. You answered all of my crazy questions, followed up with calls to make sure the car was arriving, and, most of all, have put together a very special vehicle.
I am a delighted customer.
Received on May 14, 2010 Owner just checking in for the Summer Fun.
I just wanted to say thanks again for building me such a great car and putting up with me through the build process and initial startup issues.
The sun is shining today and I drove it to work. I’m going to lunch with a former colleague who has been begging for a ride.
I feel like a rock star every time I drive it.
There’s truly not another car on the planet that I wanted more than this and you guys made my dream a reality and actually exceeded my expectations.
The execution is amazing. In all of photos that I poured over on the internet while I was waiting for the build to complete (and making endless spec changes) I never saw one, real, or replica, that is it’s equal.
Vice President Engineering-
The transport truck delivered the car to our house today and I am extremely pleased with the finished product. The fit and finish is excellent and the colors are great. Lastly, just thanks for all your help on the project. It was a pleasure to work with you and if I can put in the good word with any prospects, let me know.
Kevin, I just wanted to let you know that of the 5 cars in my garage, including 2 classic Mercedes. The BECK Speedster is by far the one that gets the most attention.
When I first got it the plan was to keep it on the second level, but now it resides on the lower because of the amount of time we enjoy driving it and the attention it gets! It runs like a dream and is sooo much fun. Thank you for making such a quality product.
Mete K. - Connecticut
This is the customer's impressions of his new BECK convertible (ENVEMO) Car #002 of a limited production of 4 units for 2009. 6/21/2009
I put about 30km on it after that including a good stretch of 2 lane country road with a 55 speed limit. I drove it at 100 to 110 km/hour and it really handled like a dream...straight as an arrow with no vibrations and nice quick steering. I could have been behind the wheel of my wife's 2007 911...very inmpressive. Yesterday I put the top up and wanted to see how the A/C would work down here in the summer. The triple layers top makes this car feel (and cool down in 95 degree weather) like a coupe! Wonderful!
Gene B. - Florida
This testimonial is from a Texas based BECK Speedster owner to another Texan, a prospective BECK owner -
"I appreciate the phone call and discussion on the BECK Speedster. I Looked for over one year before decided on a Beck Speedster. The long wait was worth it. Now that I have my Beck Speedster I can really appreciate the workmanship that Carey and Kevin have put into their cars."
"I had the opportunity to visit their facility in Indiana and they really have a passion for the business. My BECK has a 1915cc engine built by CB Performance with 34mm Webers that deliver all the 90HP that I can handle. "
"Everything in the car worked and I have no complaints. Give me a call if you are ever close to Austin and I would love to show off my Beck to you. Believe me that getting your car registered iin Texas is a piece of cake."
JACK S. - Texas
Kevin, Thanks, My speedster arrived today. It's really nice. I have a [belly pan] outlaw as I showed you which isn't nearly
as well built nor is there foot room. I am impressed with the
finish, plus nice having heat and A/C.
Thanks again for the custom work.
Roger D Florida
9/7/08 I just wanted to let you know that last week my car sailed through Inspection. THANK YOU for all of your help, I know it was a ton of effort that was not your responsibility to deal with. As you make more sales in NJ please feel free to send them my way if they require assistance.
I hope all is well on your end.
Sincerely, Chris V.
8/6/2008 - 2 customers call just to say how much they are enjoying their BECK Speedsters® this summer. It is always nice to get these calls.
Thanks to Gus G. - Chicago and Mark R. , also from Chicago.
To the Becksters,
I purchased Beck Speedster® two years ago and I'm having a blast driving my speedster. I looked and drove 2 dozen different speedsters before I purchased this one and none of the others hold a candle to the Beck Speedster®.
The quality, workmanship and fit and finish is outstanding. The 3 inch tubular frame design is far superior to a VW pan. As far as I am concerned the Beck Speedster® is not a "kit car", it is a manufactured vehicle with classic design and look.
So job well done, my hats off to you folks at Beck, and thanks for the perpetual smile I have when driving my Beck!!
Kevin, The car arrived yesterday! It is beautiful! We will probably have a question or two as we finish it. thanks for your great product and service! Cindy C. - New Mexico
I have the Harvest Moon Beige Beck Speedster I bought at Dynamic Motorsports. I recently went to 2 car shows. One was last weekend at the Old Ohio Reformatory in Mansfield, OH. We entered our car in the reproduction class and won.
This past weekend I entered in the P***-2-Oxford Show in Oxford, Ohio which is sponsored by the Mid-Ohio PCA.
There were 234 cars registered for the show. Our car was voted one of the best 25 cars in the show with no particular order of best to worst. Later in the evening one of the officials of the club told me that our car recieved the 2nd or 3rd most votes of any car there. A red Beck Spyder was also selected as one of the best 25 cars. Even the purists were telling me how beautiful she is. Thanks for a great product, I promote you guys to whoever will listen.
Joe Fee Cincinnati, OH
"Thank you for using all your skill and ingenuity and for doing these amazing things to make such a work of art!"
-Dr. G, Miami, FL
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