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Aston Martin DB5 Supercar Information

Robert Bamford and Lionel Martin began the Aston Martin Company as a means to build racing cars. They started their business in 1913 and built their vehicles atop an Isotta-Fraschini chassis. The name was derived from the Aston Clinton Hillclimb race......

Bizzarrini 5300 GT Supercar Information

This 1965 Bizzarrini 5300 GT Strada is an early-series Alloy bodied example. It has been given a restoration since new and is powered by a 326.7 cubic-inch V8 engine capable of producing 350 horsepower. There is a four-speed manual transmission, 4-wheel......

Bizzarrini Iso Grifo A3/C Supercar Information

Bizzarrinis resume included working for the legendary Ferrari and Lamborghini marques, and when he began producing cars bearing his own name, these two marques became his top competitors. The first car to wear his name was the 5300, created in collaboration......

DeTomaso P70 Supercar Information

The Shelby DeTomaso P70 Can Am racer started as a joint venture between Cobra creator Carroll Shelby, American Peter Brock who styled it and Italian coachbuilder Fantuzzi which made the alloy bodywork. DeTomaso designed the backbone chassis and was meant......

Ferrari 166P/206P Supercar Information

Enzo Ferrari began producing race cars in 1929 and sponsored drivers and cars. In 1947, the company began building street legal machines. The prancing horse was introduced on company stationery in 1929. The idea was formed when Enzo met a Countess whose......

Ferrari 250 LM Supercar Information

This 1965 Ferrari 250 LM Stradale was debuted by Pininfarina at the 1965 Geneva Motorshow. The white and blue stripes had been chosen to appeal to American consumers. By the close of the show, Pininfarina claimed they had received orders from customers......

Ferrari 275 GTB Supercar Information

The 275 GTB was Ferraris first production car with four wheel independent suspension, and a 5-speed transaxle for improved weight distribution. A 3.3 liter V-12 producing 280 horsepower, 4 wheel disc brakes and a gorgeous Pinafarina body made this model......

Ferrari 275 GTB Competition Supercar Information

The 275 GTBGTS was debuted in October 1964 at the Paris Salon. It was designed by Pininfarina and built by Scaglietti. The 275 GTB was based on the 250 GT Berlinetta Lusson and the 250 GTO. The GTS version drew styling from the 330 GT 22. Production......

Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale Supercar Information

Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione LeMans Speciale with chassis number 6701 was constructed on November 11th of 1964. It is a left hand drive and is believed to be one of three of four of its type constructed. It was ordered with alloy wheels, covered headlights,......

Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Supercar Information

There were 423 examples of the left-hand drive Series II produced with coachwork by Pininfarina and featuring the traditional two headlight front end. It was unveiled to the world at a press conference in 1964 and would be the final iteration of the......

Ferrari 330 GT Shooting Brake Supercar Information

This 1965 Ferrari 330 GT was sent to America in 1965 as a left-hand-drive car. It was shipped to Luigi Chinetti Motors in Greenwich, Connecticut and was, at the time, painted red with a beige interior. Its first owner was named Desy. By 1967, the car......

Ferrari 365 P2 Supercar Information

Ferrari built this car for Luigi Chinettis North American Racing Team (NART) for the 1965 World Manufacturers Championship. It was first entered at Le Mans in June of 1965 for drivers Pedro Rodriguez and Nino Vacarrella, and it finished seventh. Four......

Ferrari 500 Superfast Supercar Information

Ferrari 500 Superfast with chassis number 8083 SF and Pininfarina Job Number 99615 was created in December of 1965. It was the 29th example created and is a Series 2 version of the Superfast and a Left-Hand Drive vehicle. It was delivered, via Chinetti......

Fiberfab Centurion Supercar Information

This attractive and familiarly styled roadster was built in 1959 by Fiberfab Corp. in Sunnyvale, California as a factory concept vehicle used as a prototype to make future bodies to sell to the general public. The bodies were designed to fit a 1953 through......

Ford GT40 Supercar Information

This Ford GT40 Roadster was the first of six Roadster Prototype open cars built. It was completed by Ford Advanced Vehicles in England in March of 1965. It was first delivered to Carroll Shelby shops and tested at Silverstone by John Whitmore and Dickie......

Ford Mustang  GT350 Supercar Information

This car was one of the first 150 Shelby made. After its R spec conversion, the car was raced at several famous venues in the United States. It then remained stored until Sir Stirling Moss purchased it and eventually raced it at as many events as he......

Ford Mustang GT 350 R Competition Supercar Information

Like most 1965 GT350s, 5S159 was originally produced as one of only 525 street model Shelby Mustangs. It was converted to a race prepared car in 1976 by Donald G. Cummings of Ormond Beach, FL. Its first race was the Paul Revere 250 at Daytona, driven......

Griffith Series 200 Supercar Information

This Griffith Series 200 is a hybrid fiberglass coupe powered by a Ford 289-cubic inch V8 with factory tri-power carburetion and four-speed transmission. It was a project of Jack Griffith and Mark Donohue in the Griffith assembly plant in Syosset, NY.......

ISO Daytona 6000GT Prototype Supercar Information

Engineer Giotto Bizzarrini left Ferrari in 1961 and joined the ATS concern, later joining Renzo Rivoltas Iso Company, where he was instrumental in the development of the Iso Rivolta GT production car. Iso had success in competition, earning an impressive......

ISO Grifo Supercar Information

or luxury - for Renzo Rivolta as a second string to his Iso Rivolta GT bow. Giorgetto Giugiaro, then at Bertone, penned the body. Under the hood of this dramatic artwork is a Chevrolet 327 cubic-inch V8 blueprinted by Iso to make 400 horsepower attached......

ISO Rivolta Supercar Information

The motor company, Iso Rivolta, was initially named Isothermos and manufactured refrigeration units. The company was founded in Genoa, Italy in 1939 by Renzo Rivolta, an engineer. After WWII the company changed its focus to motorcycles, scooters, and......

Lamborghini 350 GT Supercar Information

with a black leather interior. It is believed that the first owner was a Swiss jeweler who kept the car for a number of years before selling it to another Geneva resident. In 1976, the car was purchased by Antony MacLean. The next owner was Aston Martin......

Lamborghini 3500GTZ Supercar Information

Italian millionaire Ferruccio Lamborghini decided to build his own sports car because of his dissatisfaction with his Ferrari and the companys failure to address his complaints. Following the prototype 350GTV, Lamborghinis first production car was......

Lamborghini 400GT Flying Star II Supercar Information

The Lamborghini 400 GT Flying Star II was a concept car built by Carrozzeria Touring in the mid-1960s and put on display at the 1966 Turin Motor Show. It was named the Flying Star II though there was no Flying Star I. Tourings goal with building the......

Lancia Flaminia Supercar Information

The Super Sport Zagato was the pinnacle of the Lancia Flaminia evolution and introduced at the 1956 Turin Motor Show. The Flaminia retained its Aurelia predecessors mechanical layout, with the exception of a more modern double wishbone arrangement.......

Lancia Flavia 1800 Supercar Information

This 1965 Lancia Flavia Pininfarina designed coupe is finished in silver metallic with a tan leather interior. This front-wheel drive sedan has a four-speed manual transmission with a Ribbon speedomter. The engine is a horizontally opposed 1800cc all-aluminum......

Lotus Elan S2 Supercar Information

This car was built to full racing specifications by Lotus Components Ltd. The S2 Denotes it to a Series 2 version of the 26R.Series 2 Version numbers were 26-52-1 to 26-52-43. This number 34 car was built in January of 1966 for customer, Mr. Peter......

Lotus Type 38 Supercar Information

This is one of the seminal cars in American racing history. In the early 1960s, legendary road racer Dan Gurney concluded that the proper application of European Formula One technology could capture the Indianapolis 500. He brought Lotus founder Colin......

Maserati Mistral Supercar Information

in November of 1963. It was powered by a 3485cc unit from the 3500GT, with the Lucas fuel injection and ZF five-speed. The suspension was similar o the 3500GT and rode on an eight-inch shorter wheelbase. A short time later, a two-seat Spyder version......

Maserati Sebring II Supercar Information

This 1965 Sebring II of which Vignale built only 98 has a 3.7 Liter twin-cam, twin-plug engine delivering approximately 250 horsepower with a Lucas fuel injection engine. It has covered just 60,000 miles since its initial export to Belgium. The car......

Maserati Tipo 151 Supercar Information

When a class was established at LeMans, intended for experimental cars with a displacement of up to four-liters, Ferrari and Aston Martin enthusiastically began preparation. Seeing an opportunity, Maserati quickly followed by preparing prototype cars......

Mercedes-Benz 600 Supercar Information

Mercedes-Benz introduced the 600 at the International Auto Show in Frankfurt in 1964. Powered by a 250 horsepower alloy 6.3-liter V8 engine, the 600 accelerates more like a sports car than a traditional limousine. A comprehensive hydraulic and pneumatic......

Mercer Cobra Roadster Supercar Information

Mercer had always been one of those lesser-known automotive manufacturers. Its origins are anything but new. Established in 1909 by William Walter, the original factory would be located in Hamilton, New Jersey. However, debt problems would cause Walter......

Pininfarina Giulia 1600 Sport Supercar Information

Giulia TZ based concept car.......

Pontiac Tempest LeMans Supercar Information

The 1965 Pontiac GTO finished in Nightwatch blue and blue interior was offered for sale at the 2006 RM Auction in Monterey, Ca. It was offered without reserve and estimated to sell between %2440,000-%2450,000. It is a PHS documented original GTO powered......

Porsche 356 SC Supercar Information

Ferdinand Porsche had envisioned a sports car while he was still working on the vehicle that became the Volkswagen Beetle. World War II set back his plans by a few years but work continued on the project and in 1950, the car was introduced. The Porsche......

Rolls-Royce Phantom V Supercar Information

Today, Rolls-Royce has announced that it will celebrate the 50th anniversary year of Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band in its own way by bringing the colourful Rolls-Royce Phantom V, famous for being owned by John Lennon, back home to London......

Shelby Cobra 289 Supercar Information

From 1962 through 1965, 579 Shelby-AC Cobra 289s were assembled in the U.S. In 1965, 15 left-hand drives, like this one, were built in Britain for sale in Europe. Shelby America Automobile Club records indicate #CSX 6057 was sold to Mr. D.N. Weir of......

Shelby Cobra 427 Supercar Information

This 1965 Shelby Cobra 427 SC was first sold a Japanese buyer who was under the impression he was buying a real and original Shelby Cobra. The seller had stamped a fake CSX number onto the vehicle. It was not until the vehicle was shown that the owner......

Shelby Cobra Daytona Supercar Information

This car is a result of a secret project undertaken by Pete Brock, the Shelby American director of special projects. After designing the 289 Cobra Daytona Coupe, Mr Brock then designed this car as a coupe version of the 427 Competition Cobra. It was......

Turner Mark III Supercar Information

This 1965 Turner MK III Speciale is one of the nine MK III Speciale Competition cars produced by Turner in Wolverhampton, England. Raced throughout the United States since 1965. Five Speciale cars are known to survive.Between December 1964 and April......