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ASA 1000 GT Supercar Information

Change is inevitable and as the years ticked away during the 1950s, Enzo Ferrari began to embrace series production of his road cars as a necessary means to finance his road racing endeavors. He also began to consider the creation of a Ferrarina -......

Aston Martin DB4 Supercar Information

This car has the unique Vantage styling, with the slanted front fenders and covered headlamps. It is almost impossible to tell the difference between a Vantage DB4 and DB5. Originally fitted with a GT engine (3700212GT) it now has an SS engine (3701120SS).......

ATS 2500 GT Supercar Information

With a sleek body designed by Franco Scaglione and mechanicals by ex-Ferrari virtuosos Carlo Chiti and Giotto Bizzarrini, the ATS set the motoring world reeling with the first mid-engine Italian sport and GT car. Chiti and Bizarrini were part of the......

Bentley S3 Continental Supercar Information

An original, un-restored 98,000 km Continental, originally delivered by Rolls-Royce to a Swiss client. It is fully equipped, including factory air conditioning.......

Bentley S3 Series Supercar Information

The Bentley S3, introduced in autumn of 1962, was the final iteration of the S Series. They had a design that was nearly identical to their Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III sibling. The most visual difference between the Bentley and the Rolls was at the......

Chevrolet Corvette Rondine Pininfarina Supercar Information

The Second Generation of the Chevrolet Corvette was produced from 1963 through 1967. This version saw the introduction of the Sting Ray coupe and the distinctive split rear window and fake hood vents, along with an independent rear suspension. By 1963,......

Cooper King Cobra Type 61M Monaco-Ford Supercar Information

Dave MacDonald drove car CM163 during the 1963 Fall Series. The other car, CM363 was driven by Bob Holbert who drove the car in 1963 and in the 1964 USRRC. Holbert retired during the season, so driving responsibility was passed to Dave MacDonald,......

Devin C Supercar Information

This Devin was owned for decades by Art Evans, Bill Devins original distributor. Art and Bill jointly entered it in vintage races including the Monterey Historics, where it was run by guest drivers including Jack McAfee and Sir Stirling Moss.......

Elva Courier MK III Supercar Information

This is a 1963 Elva Courier Mark III, serial number E1055, with the original 1622cc MGA motor, MGB transmission and Riley station wagon differential.Originally built by Trojan Limited in England as a street car for club racing, this Courier was imported......

Facel Vega Facel II Supercar Information

The Facel-Vega company produced cars from the 1950s until the mid-1960s. Their cars were designed to cater towards a niche market, and satisfy the demands for a high-speed, grand touring car in elegant designs. By 1962, the company was in financial trouble.......

Ferrari 250 GT California Supercar Information

First seen at the 1960 Geneva Motor Show, this Scaglietti-designed Short Wheelbase Spyder California replaced the Long Wheelbase Spyder California. The Ferrari 250 GT SWB Spyder California has a 280 horsepower, 3-liter V12 engine and was the first Ferrari......

Ferrari 250 GT Drogo Speciale Supercar Information

The Ferrari 250 GT series was produced from 1954 through 1964 with over 2500 examples created. There were numerous variations created during this time frame and are considered some of the greatest gran turismo vehicles ever created. Their presence......

Ferrari 250 GT SWB Supercar Information

This is a numbers-matching, late production example. It is one of 165 built and is equipped with competition features such as flared wheel arches, a wrinkle finish dash and a cold air box.......

Ferrari 250 GTE Supercar Information

The Ferrari Tipo 250 was introduced in 1954 and was the first true production car built by Ferrari. Over the decade the followed, approximately 2,500 Ferrari 250s were built (in various incarnations), ranging from the 250 GT California Spyder destined......

Ferrari 250 GTO Supercar Information

In the 250 GTO, Ferrari produced the quintessential sports racing car of the post war era. Derived from the successful 250GT SWB Berlinetta, the GTO marked the culmination of the world-beating 250 Series.Ferrari 250 GTO with chassis number 4293GT......

Ferrari 250 P Supercar Information

At the 1963 Le Mans 24 Hour race, Ferrari captured more than a victory, it secured another milestone when their 250 P became the first mid-engine car to capture the checkered flag at Le Mans. The mid-engine revolution had begun well before the 250P......

Ferrari 275 P Supercar Information

During the late sixties, Ferraris road-oriented berlinettas split in terms of design from their race cars. After the 250 short wheelbase berlinetta, the dual purpose road race Ferrari seemed gone. This new distinction motivated Ferrari to manufacture......

Ferrari 330 America Supercar Information

Ferrari 250 GTE production was coming to a close in 1963, and in its place was an improved and revised version of the four-seater Grande Routiérè fitted with the new 330 engine. This new 4.0-liter model was called the 330 America in accordance with......

Ferrari 330 LM Supercar Information

Only four of these Ferrari 330 LM Berlinettas were built, and this car (serial number 4725 SA) is the only one with a competition history having finished fifth overall at Le Mans in 1963. After Le Mans, this car saw any further significant competition......

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......

Ford Mustang Prototype Supercar Information

The vehicle is one of 10 pre-production chassis specially modified by shortening the chassis, increasing the 260 cubic-inch engine to a 302 cubic-inch engine, adding 3 carburetors (Ford Engineering) and designing and fabricating a two passenger coupe......

ISO Grifo A3/L Supercar Information

This unique one-off design by Bertone made its debut at the 1963 Torino Auto Show. It was so well taken that at the Turin Auto Show Nuccio Bertone wanted it to be his firms show stopper he was not disappointed. The car remained on the show circuit......

Kellison J-2 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......

Lancia Flaminia Supercar Information

In the 1950s and 1960s Lancia was Italys most aristocratic marque, exemplifying high technology, refinement and extraordinary build quality. The Flaminia was the ultimate Lancia of its day and the modern look given it by Pinin Farina complimented it......

Lancia Flaminia Sport 3C Zagato Supercar Information

This car raced in the 1963 Targa Florio, seven laps of the 44-mile Piccolo Madonie course through the Sicilian Mountains, winning the Auto Club di Pescara trophy. Then, it was driven to and raced in the Spa 500-km race the following weekend, where......

Lotus 23B Supercar Information

This is a 100 percent original Jimmy Clark car. It was raced at Sebring and Daytona in 1964. In both cases it failed to finish. This Lotus 23 was shipped on March 13th of 1963 to the USA, to D. Irish of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Chassis number 23556......

Lotus Elite Supercar Information

This Lotus Elite was constructed on January 10th of 1963 and was invoiced to Ecurie Shirlee, the American racing umbrella of Bob Challman, who often imported Elites into the United States for distribution to American drivers and teams. This vehicle......

Lotus Super Seven Supercar Information

This 1963 Lotus Super 7 was raced in SCCA Race competition through 1968. It was purchased by its present owner and restored in 1983-1984. It has been raced at vintage events at Riverside Raceway, Sears Points, Laguna Seca, Portland International and......

Maserati 3500 GTi Supercar Information

Maserati developed a notable reputation through a variety of racing ventures. With the increase in visibility, the decision was made to build a world-class grand touring 4-seater. Development of the 3500 models would date back to 1956. At the time, Maserati......

Maserati 5000 GT Supercar Information

Racing, as they say, improves the breed and promotes the product. For Maserati, racing had put the company into a difficult financial position. After the company canceled its storied but expensive racing program after 1957, and with the successful introduction......

Maserati Sebring I Supercar Information

The Maserati 3500 series was a success line of road going cars and literally transformed the company from a specialist constructor of sports racing and grand prix cars into a legitimate series producer of high quality gran turismo automobiles. This......

Mercedes-Benz 190 SL Supercar Information

The Mercedes-Benz 190SL debuted at the 1954 New York Auto Show alongside the 300 SL Gullwing Coupe. It was conceived by Max Hoffman, the US Mercedes-Benz importer, as a more affordable, similarly styled open companion model for its complex and costly......

Porsche 2000GS GT Supercar Information

This is the rarest of the Porsche Carreras. Two examples of this dreikantshaber (triangular scraper) were built. An FIA minimum requirement of 100 examples of a chassisengine combination had no coachwork stipulations attached. Porsche had success......

Porsche 356 Supercar Information

There were over 70,000 Porsche 356s of all engine and body configurations imported to the United States between 1948 and 1965. During that time frame, many changes were implemented on the car making a very refined and modern machine. This Porsche......

Porsche 901 Supercar Information

The Porsche 901, the forerunner for the famous 911, was the first new vehicle Porsche had ever produced. Prior to the 901, there was the 356. This vehicle had lived a relatively long lifespan and was nearing its end, both in mechanical capabilities......

Rolls-Royce Phantom V Supercar Information

This James Young Sedan has left-hand drive configuration and was originally built for sale in the United States. It has a midnight blue exterior and supple gray leather in the front compartment and gray cloth in the rear. It is still equipped with the......

Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III Supercar Information

The Silver Cloud was a luxury automobile with wood-framed bodywork and a forests worth of burled walnut. The interior was comfortable and the engine was smooth and silent. This model represented the companys first attempts at contemporary styling,......

Shelby Bordinat Cobra Concept Supercar Information

Fords styling department built two concept cars on Cobra chassis in the mid-1960s. Both were designed by the head of Ford Styling at that time, Eugene Bordinat. One was a roadster which came to be called the Bordinat Cobra. The other one, a coupe,......

Shelby Cobra 289 Le Mans Supercar Information

Carroll Shelby wanted to bring the FIAs World Manufacturers Championship home to the United States. The Cobra was simple. It was lightweight and attractive with an independent suspension and a reliable 260 cubic-inch V8 Ford engine. During 1962......

Shelby Cougar II Concept Supercar Information

Fords styling department built two concept cars on Cobra chassis in the mid-1960s. Both were designed by the head of Ford Styling at that time, Eugene Bordinat. One was a roadster which came to be called the Bordinat Cobra. The other one, a coupe,......

Smith XR-6 Supercar Information

LeRoi Tex Smiths Hot Rod magazine XR-6 is a very early example of a magazine project car that was built to showcase the latest hot rodding trends and, more importantly, the products advertised in the magazine. This unique roadster features fully independent......

Turner Mark III Supercar Information

Turner Sports Car Company Limited was established by Jack Turner near Wolverhampton, England. They sold complete cars as well as kits. In late 1963, the company introduced the Turner Sports MK III, which featured a tuned version of the Ford 1,500cc engine......

Volvo P 1800 S Supercar Information

Volvo produced the P1800 front-engine, a rear-drive sports car from 1961 through 1973. Based on the 121 saloon, the P1800 was built by Jensen Motor until production transferred to Sweden in 1963 and came equipped with Volvos four-cylinder, an overhead-valve......