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AC Ace Supercar Information

From its beginnings as makers of small, lightweight delivery vehicles at the turn of the 20th century, AC (the initials stand for Auto Carriers) turned to production of full-size six-cylinder cars following World War I. The engine - a 2-liter six with......

AC Aceca Supercar Information

AC introduced the Aceca at the 1954 London Motor Show. The Aceca was a closed variant of their popular AC Roadster, but it had a greater degree of refinement and sophistication. Inside, the passenger comfort was greatly improved. Mechanically, the chassis-mounted......

AC Greyhound Supercar Information

Auto Carriers began life as a builder of little three-wheeled commercial vehicles prior to the First World War. The factory was located in Thames Ditton, outside London in Surrey. AC introduced its first car in 1919. The Greyhound is essentially an AC......

Aston Martin DB4 Supercar Information

This car is a DB4 Series 2. It is a left-hand drive model and one of a mere 249 SII produced. There is a larger hood scoop and a green exterior paint scheme with matching cream leather interior. It has been well cared for over the years and in its present......

Devin SS Special Supercar Information

Bill Devin, a racing driver and automotive inventor during the 1950s and 1960s, is known as The Enzo Ferrari of Okie Flats due to his origins in Rocky, Oklahoma. In southern California in the late 1950s, Devin developed a sports car using Chevrolet......

Facel Vega Excellence Supercar Information

It was said by Facel Vega that the Excellence Series Two was the fastest four-door sedan available in its day. These high horsepower four-door saloons became known as Diplomats because they were favorites of the political class of ambassadors, diplomats,......

Ferrari 246 P F1 Supercar Information

The Ferrari 196246 SP was produced from 1961 though 1963 with less than ten examples being created. The design was very untraditional for Enzo Ferrari, and against his strongest belief that the horse should come before the cart, meaning the engine......

Ferrari 250 GT Speciale Supercar Information

Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Speciale with chassis number 1737GT is the 60th one created and carries Pinin Farina job number 22495. It is a left hand drive vehicle with covered headlights and an optional hardtop. It March of 1960 it appeared at the Geneva......

Ferrari 250 GT SWB Supercar Information

This particular example, chassis number 1759 GT, is the sixth example built and among the first competition cars completed for the 1960 model year. This car was purpose-built to compete in the 24 Hours of LeMans. Built between January and March 1960,......

Ferrari 250 GTE Supercar Information

This 1960 Ferrari 250 GTE is a pre-production GTE and the Paris Car Show model. It was used in road tests and press images for the launch of the GTE.......

Ferrari 400 Superamerica Supercar Information

The 500 Superfast was the last in a line of luxury Ferrari GTs. Introduced in 1964, production continued until 1966 with just 37 examples being produced. Production of luxury Ferrari GTs began during the early 1950s with the introduction of the......

Fiat 850 Allemano Supercar Information

One of Carlo Abarths most memorably and successful line of vehicles was the 750 GT Zagato Coupe with its distinctive Double Bubble top. Other successes included the highly collectible Record Monza, in both pushrod and twin cam (Bialbero) versions,......

Jaguar E2A Supercar Information

The 24 Hours of LeMans endurance sports car race has been held annually since 1923 in the lown of LeMans, France. It is a race that tests reliability, stamina, speed, and determination. Jaguar had competed at this arena on many occasions, and by the......

Lancia Flaminia Supercar Information

This Zagato-bodied Lancia Flaminia Sport Coupe has the unique double bubble Zagato trademark and features low overall lines and a rounded streamlined shape with convex head-clearance roof bugles above each front seat. Introduced at the 1956 Turin......

Maserati 3500GT Touring Supercar Information

Maserati earned numerous racetrack successes during the 1950s including Juan Manuel Fangios fifth World Championship (with the 250F), and a 2nd in the World Sportscar Championship with the 450S, both in 1957. Despite these accomplishments, the companys......

Maserati 3500GT Vignale Supercar Information

Maserati earned numerous racetrack successes during the 1950s including Juan Manuel Fangios fifth World Championship (with the 250F), and a 2nd in the World Sportscar Championship with the 450S, both in 1957. Despite these accomplishments, the companys......

Maserati Tipo 60 Birdcage Supercar Information

Maserati Tipo 60 Birdcage with chassis number 2468 was owned by Briggs Cunningham and driven by noted racers such as Dick Thompson and Walt Hansgen. Its first race was at Elkhart Lake where it was driven by Hansgen to a 4th place finish. It competed......

Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage Supercar Information

This 1961 Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage with chassis number 2469 is a very historically important vehicle, as it gave Maserati an important victory in America when it won the World Sports Car Championship Riverside California race with Bill Krause driving.......

Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Supercar Information

Sometimes, you always live in your older brothers shadow. This is the case with the Mercedes Benz 300SL Roadster. It was conceived in response to the American demand for a more practical and convenient drop top version of the famous Gullwing Coupe.......

Porsche 356 Carrera GTL Supercar Information

The Carrera Abarth was an aluminum-bodied car built on a Porsche 356B chassis. These cars were built and assembled in the early 1960 to early 1961 period. As Bill Ousler points out in his book Porsche Racing Cars, the Abarth came into being as a result......

Porsche 356B Super 90 Supercar Information

This 1960 Porsche 356B Super 90 Coupe was the first Super 90 constructed and used by the factory as a demonstration vehicle. It was constructed on September 17th of 1959 and carries chassis number 108921. It is powered by a 1582-cc four-cylinder engine......

Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II Supercar Information

Adoption of an all-aluminum 6.23-liter V8 engine replacing the straight six of the Silver Cloud I was the most remarkable innovation when Rolls-Royce introduced the Silver Cloud II in 1959. This engine was still being utilized in Rolls-Royce motorcars......

Triumph Italia 2000 Supercar Information

#319 of approximately 320 produced. Designed by Michelotti and handcrafted by Vignale in Turin, Italy. The Italia was powered by a Triumph TR-3 engine and used a Triumph chassis. A combination of dependable and rugged British engineering with the beauty......