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AC Ace Supercar Information

The AC Ace-Bristol was the forerunner of the Cobra. 241 of these hand-built sports cars were shipped to America before production ceased. The engine was designed by BMW and the cars were raced often during the 60s. Although repainted in 1994, the......

Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ Supercar Information

In the late 1950s Alfa Romeo wanted a GT race car for privateer race teams, and it turned to the coachbuilder Zagato as an obvious partner. Alfa Romeo had already launched the Sprint Speciale, the SS high performance version of the Giulietta, in 1957.......

Aston Martin DB4 Supercar Information

Last left hand drive convertible made. The Series DB4 was the last refinement of the model. With a lengthened chassis of 3.5 inches, this added the needed leg and head room to the car. The dash panel had a full array of GT gauges. This car is fitted......

Bentley S2 Continental Supercar Information

1959 was a year of milestones and introductions for the Bentley marque, and as the Series I six-cylinder engine was developed to its fullest extent, a new V-8 was introduced, replacing the former 160 horsepower (estimated) six-cylinder powerplant. The......

Daimler SP 250 Supercar Information

The current owners are the second to possess this rare British sports car. Conceived by Daimler England as an attempt to save their financially struggling company, this was to be a mass-produced sports car designed from the ground up. With its all-new......

Devin D Supercar Information

, built specials into the 1960s in El Monte, California. His cars were winners on the track including the 1956 SCCA National Championship. The D, one of several models, could be purchased as a fiberglass kit, or as a complete car. Its 83-inch wheelbase,......

Dual Ghia L6.4 Supercar Information

This unique Dual Ghia L6.4 was ordered and built for singer and movie star Dean Martin. It remains in its original, unrestored condition. Although each Ghia L6.4 was specifically built for each customer, Dean Martin nevertheless found this car was......

Facel Vega Facel II Supercar Information

These expensive and fast automobiles were the result of a Franco-American venture. The elegant bodies were made by the firm that previously supplied bodies for Panhard, Simca and Ford. The engine is a 413 cubic-inch Chrysler Max Wedge with twin four-barrel......

Ferrari 196 SP Dino Supercar Information

Chassis number 0806 is the last of five constructed as part of Scuderia Ferraris 1962 Sports Prototype team cars. These five chassis, as well as from the preceding year, are the first of the rear-engined sports Ferraris.As is true of many factory......

Ferrari 250 GT California Supercar Information

Chassis number 3163GT was the 34th example completed and it was painted in red with a black interior. In the early 1970s it was repainted dark blue and was given a tan interior. A short time later it was repainted red. In 1998 it was completely restored......

Ferrari 250 GT Series II Cabriolet Supercar Information

By the late 1950s, Ferrari had a worldwide dealership network and was represented in seventeen countries by forty-one dealers including twelve in Italy alone. This success was due, in part, to the Ferrari 250 GT family of models. By 1958 the 250 GT coupes,......

Ferrari 250 GT SWB Supercar Information

The first 250 GT Berlinettas appeared in 1956 and were designed by Pinin Farina and built by Scaglietti. The 250 GT Berlinetta was built in four discreet body styles over the following years. In celebration of Spanish Marquis Alfonso de Portagos victory......

Ferrari 250 GTE Supercar Information

The 250 series of sports cars was Ferraris most successful early line of vehicles, with several variants produced for over a decade from 1953 to 1964.The most celebrated 250 is the 1962 250 GTO, a true supercar that spawned numerous imitators.......

Ferrari 268 SP Supercar Information

The world of motorsports is a constant evolution of design, ingenuity, and technology. Cooper transformed the scene when they showcased the potential of the mid-engine layout. From the late 1950s, the mid-engine layout was used by most single-seater......

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 TC Supercar Information

In Italy in the 1960s, if something was Abarthizzara, it was superior to the norm. As one Italian author put it, Abarthizzata could be....used indiscriminately to describe a particularly well-endowed girl or a garden tool made more efficient as a result......

Ginetta G4 Supercar Information

This Ginetta is the ex-works Chris Meeks car. It combined light weight, short wheelbase, and an attractive body to make an extremely effective racing car. The car is powered by a Lotus TwinCam engine offering 180 horsepower and is mated to a 4-speed......

Kellison Special Supercar Information

Jim Kellison created Kellison Engineering %26 Manufacturing Company in 1954. The operation was based in California and specialized in kit car creation. Kellison served as a fighter pilot during World War II and his closeness to aerodynamic designs undoubtedly......

Lotus Elite Supercar Information

The Type 14 is the only all fiberglass body and chassis production car.This car was purchased as a basket case, incomplete, disassembled by the current owners in 1983. It has been restored to current racing configuration over seventeen years. It......

Lotus Super Seven Supercar Information

The Lotus Seven was introduced in 1957 and would remain in production through 1973. It was not the first Lotus Model given the name Seven, first used in 1952 or 1953 for a Formula Two competition, Riley-engined single seater. Lotus abandoned the project.The......

Maserati 3500 GTi Supercar Information

Though 1962 was a prolific year for Maserati, the company decided to offer a larger car to augment its production of two-seaters. Built on the same wheelbase as the smaller car, the Sebring was a 22 coupe with spacing seating for two up front and two......

Maserati 5000 GT Supercar Information

Thanks to the desires of the Shah of Persia (now Iran), the legendary Maserati 5000 GT came into existence. At the time, Maseratis model line was not exclusive, nor was it powerful enough, to satisfy the demands of the Shah. He wanted a road-going GT......

Mercedes-Benz 190 SL Supercar Information

The Mercedes-Benz 190 SL was the brainchild of U.S. Mercedes importer Max Hoffman. Mr. Hoffman believed that a less costly roadster to its 300 SL sibling that bore a resemblance to the 300 SL could be just as successful. It made its premiere at the 1954......

Porsche 718/8 W-RS Supercar Information

The Porsche 7188 W RS Spyder was initially powered by the tried-and-true four, found in prior versions of the 718. Its body, however, was designed to accept a Boxer-8, which it would receive later in life. The body was aluminum and the frame was comprised......

Porsche 804 Supercar Information

When the engine capacity for Formula 1 cars was reduced to 1.5-litres in 1961, this change of regulations helped to motivate Porsche to enter the Grand Prix arena since these new rules scarcely differed from those of the previous Formula 2 class.Porsche......

Porsche Apal Supercar Information

This car was built in Belgium by Application Polyester arme Liege (Apal). Around 150 cars were built between 1961 and 1965 on a modified VW floor pan with a fiberglass body. Only three are known to exist in running condition. Of the 160 cars produced,......

Rolls-Royce Phantom V Supercar Information

In the post-War era, most of the production Rolls-Royce cars were built on the Silver Wraith chassis. The top offering and most exclusive vehicle of the company was the Phantom IV. Between 1950 and 1956, only 18 were created, and all were sold to royalty......

Shelby Cobra Supercar Information

CSX 2026 has been featured in numerous magazine articles and books, including Shelby Cars in Detail, Shelby Cobra, Cobra-Ferrari Wars and AC Cobra. It has been displayed at the Shelby-American museum in Colorado, and in 1989, was displayed at the SAAC-14......

Sunbeam Harrington Le Mans Supercar Information

The example shown does not have the original 1600 cc engine it was replaced with a 1725 cc Series V Alpine engine. During a restoration, various upgrades were added such as an Alpine V cross member, stainless steel exhaust system, and a walnut dash.......