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Abarth Scorpione SS Supercar Information

In the beginning, there was the Lombardi Grand Prix, a rear-engined sports car built around a Fiat 850 chassis that was in limited production from 1968-72. The design features a low nose with flip-up headlights and a Kammback tail. Abarth, an Italian......

AMC AMX Supercar Information

When the Nash-Kelvinator and Hudson Motor Car companies merged in 1954, the result was the American Motors Corporation. Their purpose was to gain economies of scale and to more effectively compete with the dominant Big Three automakers. Hudson......

AMC AMX III Supercar Information

Why did AMC, a long producer of solid, dependable, family cars begin producing fast-moving, expensive sporty cars Image. In the late 1960s, Richard Teague, AMCs vice president in charge of styling, decided to aggressively court the youth market. Various......

Aston Martin DB6 Supercar Information

Two years after the introduction of the DB5, Aston Martin introduced the DB6 in late 1965. In comparison to the DB5, the DB6 was more practical and offered more comfort, while still retaining the performance of the DB5. Aston Martin stretched the DB5......

Aston Martin DBS V8 Muncher Supercar Information

Built and developed by Aston Martin specialist Robin Hamilton, this car first raced in club events in 1974. In 1977, it finished in 17th place at LeMans. It appeared there again in 1979 and gained its nickname of The Muncher when it melted a piston......

Brabham BT30 Supercar Information

Motor Racing Developments Ltd., commonly referred to as Brabham, was founded in 1960 by two Australians, designer Ron Tauranac and driver Jack Brabham. The company focused on producing racers for Formula One competition. Tauranac and Brabham met in Australia......

Chevrolet XP882 Supercar Information

Chevrolets first experimental mid-engine sports car to be publicly shown was unveiled at the 1966 New York Auto Show as Astro II (a.k.a. XP-880). It followed the CERV I and CERV II (Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle) mid-engine concepts, which......

Chevron B16 Supercar Information

This 1970 Chevron B16 number 44 is one of 23 constructed with only 17 remaining in modern times. It is powered by a Ford Cosworth four-cylinder engine that displaces 2.1-liters and produces 315 horsepower. The engine is mated to a five-speed TF200 Hewland......

Citroen SM Maserati Supercar Information

In 1919, Andre Citroen began manufacturing automobiles. Citroen was the first mass-produced car company outside the United States and pioneered the modern concept of creating a sales and services network to support the motor car purchase and ownership......

DeTomaso Mangusta GT Supercar Information

Argentinean-born exoticar maker Alejandro DeTomaso established DeTomaso Automobili near Modena, Italian in 1959. His first production car, the 1965 Ghia-designed four-cylinder Vallelunga, boasted a lightweight central spine chassis and mid-engine......

Dodge Challenger Supercar Information

The Challenger was based on the Plymouth Barracuda platform but it had a larger wheelbase which provided more interior room for its passengers. It was available as both a hardtop and convertible configuration. The SE version was the luxury offering.......

Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 Supercar Information

At the 2006 Russo %26 Steele Auction held in Monterey, Ca the 1970 Ferrari 365 GT was offered for sale where it found a new owner for the price of %24149,600. It is a well maintained car and has low mileage. The tool roll has mostly all original Ferrari......

Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Supercar Information

This 1970 Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona, chassis number 13411, is an early European model delivered originally to a customer in Turin, Italy. The headlights are covered by Plexiglas. Later models were redesigned with retractable pop-up twin headlights due......

Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Competizione Supercar Information

This Ferrari 365 GTB4, a model known affectionately as the Daytona, started life as a European model street car burgundy in color with a black leather interior, air conditioning and alloy wheels. Exported to the United States in the mid 1970s, the car......

Ferrari 512 M Supercar Information

The FIA changed the regulations of the Sport category to allow vehicles with 5-liter engines, up from the prior 3-liter capacity. Instead of 50 examples, only 25 examples needed to be produced to satisfy homologation rules. With the 917, Porsche had......

Ferrari 512 S Supercar Information

The FIA changed the regulations of the Sport category to allow vehicles with 5-liter engines, up from the prior 3-liter capacity. Instead of 50 examples, only 25 examples needed to be produced to satisfy homologation rules. With the 917, Porsche had......

Ferrari 512 S Modulo Concept Supercar Information

The Modulo, built on the exceptional Ferrari 512S Chassis, was the result of a study made by Pininfarina seeking a new design for automobiles.Introduced at the 1970 Geneva Motor Show, this concept car was inspired by what was at the time the most......

Ferrari Dino 246 GT Supercar Information

Unfortunately too often dismissed by purists, the Ferrari Dino is nevertheless one of the prettiest Ferraris. In addition, with its good combination of gear ratios and a center placed V6 engine, the car offered a wonderful driving experience that makes......

Ford GT70 Supercar Information

Stuary Turner worked as designer for this mid-engined Ford with intentions to race it as a rally car. The GT40 had been given the 40 designation due to it being 40 inches high. The GT70 received its numerical 70 value because it was completed right......

Ford Mustang Supercar Information

The Big Three automakers had a self-imposed ban on racing, but by the mid-1960s, this agreement had collapsed. By this point in history, most American auto manufacturers were providing factory support to supposedly independent racing teams. It was......

Ford Mustang  Boss 302 Supercar Information

The Ford 302 cubic-inch engine was reserved for solely for the Mustang. The 5.0-liter displacement size just barely qualified for international racing. With the upgraded intake and exhaust system the engine produced just under 300 horsepower which was......

Ford Mustang GT500 Supercar Information

This is the very last Shelby Convertible. It is documented by Ford and Shelby Records by serial number 3292 as the Last Shelby Convertible. Also, it was a very special one indeed. In 1969 and 1970 Wimbleton white was a special order color only. Its......

Holden GTR-X Supercar Information

The GTR-X was another ambitious and inventive product of the GMH Advanced Styling and Research and Development sections.While its knife-edged surfaces and aerodynamic form were largely inspired by the experimental Hurricane, the GTR-X represented......

ISO Lele Supercar Information

The Iso Rivolta LeLe was produced from 1969 to 1974. As a 22, it filled the gap between the Grifo and Fidia. It was named after LeLe Rivolta, wife of Piero Rivolta and daughter in-law of the founder, Renzo Rivolta. It is one of 285 LeLes made including......

ISO Rivolta  GT Supercar Information

Renzo Rivolta, a very successful Italian industrialist and manufacturer of motorcycles and Isettas, decided that there was a need for a GT car as an alternative to a Ferrari or Maserati. his technical personnel built a very well-thought-out chassis......

Jaguar XKE E-Type Supercar Information

Built November 1969 this Jaguar was the 407th produced that year. When introduced in 1961 Auto Week road tested the XKE which achieved 150 miles per hour. The XKE was modeled after the XKC %26 D type racing Jaguars of the 1950s, which achieved several......

Lamborghini Espada Supercar Information

The Lamborghini Marzal, with coachwork by Carrozzeria Bertone, was unveiled at the 1967 Geneva show. This concept was a four-seater and was the forerunner for the Espada, a genuine four-seater 1960s supercar. Named after a matadors sword, the Espada......

Lamborghini Islero S Supercar Information

The Lamborghini Islero was introduced to the public at the 1968 Geneva Auto Show. It featured hidden headlamps and a square body. The bodywork for the vehicle was handled by Mario Marazzi, Ferruccio Lamborghinis former Touring employee.The Islero......

Lamborghini Jarama Supercar Information

When the Lamborghini Islero could no longer meet the United States safety and emissions requirements, the Jarama was designed and built as its replacement introduced for sale in the very important United States market and around the world in 1970.As......

Lamborghini Miura P400S Supercar Information

The Lamborghini Miura P400 S could race from zero-to-140 in less than 30 seconds. The excellent power of the Miura was matched by its Bertone styled body that was both exotic and elegant. This red 1970 Lamborghini Miura P400S has chassis number 4027......

Lamborghini Urraco P250 Supercar Information

The Lamborghini Urraco was made from 1972 through 1976. Bertone had been tasked by Lamborghini to create a small, mid-engined car. The name Urraco was given, meaning little bull. Two running prototypes, both similar in design, were created. The......

Lombardi Grand Prix Supercar Information

After World War I, Carlo Francesco Francis Lombardi opened a business called Carrozzeria Lombardi. Carrozzeria, Italian meaning coachbuilder, is an individual or company that bodies carriages or automobiles. The name in German is Karosserie. These......

Lotus Elan Supercar Information

This 1970 Lotus Elan 22 Fixed Head Coupe was offered for sale at the 2007 Sports and Classic Car Auction presented by The Worldwide Group, in Hilton Head Island, SC where it was estimated to sell for %2425,000 - %2435,000. It is powered by a four-cylinder......

Maserati Ghibli Supercar Information

The Maserati Ghibli was given its name from a hot, dry and dusty Libyan sirocco. The ghiblis in the Sahara pull moisture from the Mediterranean before passing it along to the southern coasts of Europe. The Ghibli was not the first wind car for Maserati......

Maserati Mistral Supercar Information

Between 1952 through 1957, Maserati won seven World Championships in racing and dominated the Formula One scene. After this, their emphasis changed to road cars of the Gran Turismo class when the 3500GT was introduced at the 1957 Geneva show. The car,......

McLaren M8C Supercar Information

Lola won the inaugural year of the Can-Am racing series. In 1967 the McLaren M6A captured the first Can-Am series championship victory for McLaren, a trend that would continue for five years. There were only four factories that scored championship victories......

Mercedes-Benz C 111 Supercar Information

Mercedes-Benz developed the C111 for the 1969 Frankfurt International Motor Show. The car broke new ground in terms of both engineering and design. It was called an experimental vehicle and a laboratory on wheels with its gull-wing doors and a......

Monteverdi Hai 450SS Supercar Information

In 1956, at the age of 22, Peter Monteverdi took over his fathers repair shop. Monteverdi had built a reputation in Formula 1 and had formed a relationship with Enzo Ferrari. This lead to many of the cars being inspired by Ferrari designs.In 1967,......

Opel GT Supercar Information

The Opel GT was introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1965, intended to be show-car only, however, following public acclaim, series-production eventually commenced in 1968. It was a sleek fastback coupe with a long pointed nose, a short rear deck......

Plymouth Road Runner Supercar Information

Chrysler was very successful in NASCAR competition during the late 1960s with its Hemi-powered cars, but the competition was beginning to catch up with their new generation of big-bore engines, such as the Chevrolet Mark IV 427 and Fords 427 SOHC and......

Porsche 911 ST Supercar Information

The Porsche 911 was introduced in 1964 and was soon followed by specific variants built at the factory for competition purposes and specifications that were unavailable through the order of Sport Purpose options alone. Porsche released a modified version......

Porsche 911E Supercar Information

The 911 E was introduced in 1969 and was developed as the middle model and fitted with fuel injection, but produced slight less horsepower than the 911 S. Porsche also introduced their Sportomatic, which featured a clutchless manual gearbox with a......

Porsche 911S Supercar Information

The 911S (Super) appeared in the model lineup in 1967. The 911S had the same engine displacement as the regular 911, except it output 160 horsepower, instead of 130. The engine code for the 1967 and 1968 911S was 2000S as opposed to 2000 for the......

Porsche 911T Supercar Information

The Sportomatic gearbox was a clutch-less, semi-automatic using a torque converter and 4-speeds. Although an effective automatic transmission, good in commuter traffic though it was, Porsche were too many years ahead of the game and few Sportomatics......

Porsche 917 Supercar Information

This Porsche 917LH (Lang Heck) long tail was built specifically for Le Mans. It was entered by the Salzburg team driven by Vic Elford and Kurt Ahrens Jr. and set on the pole with an average speed of 242 kph. Vic and Kurt battled with the Gulf 917K of......

Porsche Tapiro Concept Supercar Information

The Porsche Tapiro Concept was desgiend by Italdesigns Giugiaro. Mounted mid-ship and powering the rear wheels was a 2.4-liter flat-six cylinder engine. The engine was courtesy of the Porsche 9146, as was the chassis and many of the mechanical components.......

TVR Vixen S2 Supercar Information

This purposeful TVR has a race and rally history from new. Recently restored by the current owner, it has won numerous Best in Class awards at events including the Woodword TVR Gathering, British Invasion, Lars Anderson and the New York Yacht Club Cl......

Vauxhall SRV Concept Supercar Information

In the mid-1960s, a young General Motors designer named Wayne Cherry was given the opportunity to design a concept car for Vauxhall. Vauxhall had recently opened a new Design Centre which presented Mr. Cherry with opportunities that may have taken years......