Yep, it's true.
Though the car that I spotted today wasn't vintage or classic by any means, it does have a lineage of greatness.
Of course, as I'm walking away, a nearby nobody looks at me and says "That's a kit car."
"Sure, bud, Whatever you say." is all I can muster to retort with. He obviously doesn't know much about them. :)
And of course, the obligatory Top Gear feature of the GT (might need to turn your volume up):