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AC 428 Supercar Information

In the mid-1960s, AC Cars began transforming its Cobra sports car into a luxury Grand Tourer, displaying a two-seater convertible at the 1965 Earls Court Motor Show and a fastback-styled Coupe at the Geneva Salon a year later. Production of the AC 428......

Alfa Romeo Caimano Supercar Information

This one-of-a-kind concept car today belongs to the Alfa Romeo Museum in Arese (Milan), which is also known as the Time Machine. The car was built on the chassis of the Alfasud and presented to a stunned crowd at the Turin Motor Show in 1971.Established......

Alfa Romeo Montreal Supercar Information

Alfa was originally founded in 1906. Nicola Romeo took over and added his name to the Alfa name in 1915. Being a racing enthusiast, he ventured into motor racing and his cars became known all over the world. In the 1920s and 1930s Alfa Romeo scored......

Bizzarrini 128P Prototype Supercar Information

Giotto Bizzarrini once said I am not a designer, I am a worker. During the early 1970s he closed his factory and returned to consulting which later resulted in a pair of sleek new competition Barchettas, designated 128P with fiberglass bodywork and......

Citroen SM Maserati Supercar Information

The SM model was added to Citroens lineup in 1970. It carried a traditional design reminiscent of the Citroen marque and performance of a Maserati. The car had Citroens air-oil suspension system paired with a Maserati engine and fitted with a five-speed......

DeTomaso Pantera Supercar Information

Elvis Presley, who had a passion for both guns and cars, shot this Pantera with his personal firearm during a temperamental outburst when he lost patience because the car would not start. The two bullet holes on the steering wheel rim and one in the......

Ferrari 365 Daytona Supercar Information

The Pininfarina designed Ferrari 365 GTB4 was first debuted to the public at the 1968 Paris Auto Salon and served as a successor to the 275 GTB4. It was given the nickname Daytona after Ferraris one-two-three victory at the 1967 Daytona 24 Hour......

Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competitizione Supercar Information

Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona Competizione with chassis number 14437 is the third of 15 constructed. It is a left-hand drive vehicle without extended wheel arches. In 1971 it was purchased by Scuderia Filipinetti of Geneva. It was entered in the 1971......

Ferrari 365 GTB4 NART Supercar Information

This Ferrari Daytona was delivered new to Luigi Chinetti Motors in Greenwich, Connecticut. In 1976 Luigi Chinetti sent three Daytonas to Italian designer Michelotti for redesign. This particular Spyder was specially built for Chinettis wife Marion.......

Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Supercar Information

The relationship between Sergio Pininfarna and Enzo Ferrari began in 1951. Since then, over 200 designs have been created. Pininfarina was responsible for many of the memorable Ferrari silhouettes including the 250 GTO, 275, 246 Dino, and the P45. Certainly,......

Ferrari 512 M Supercar Information

This vehicle was built in 1970 as a 512S and was not raced in 1970 but was modified to a 512M and sold to NART in 1971. It was raced by Sam Posey and Pete Revson in the 1971 Daytona 24 Hour where the car did not finish. It raced at the 12 Hours of Sebring......

Ferrari Dino 246 Supercar Information

The Dino 206S mid-engined sports car concept was powered by a two-liter engine and was a radical departure from the typical Ferrari design. It was displayed to the public at the 1965 Paris Motor Show. In 1966 the Dino Berlinetta GT was shown at the Turin......

Ford GT40 Supercar Information

This car, 1086, was the last GT40 built in the original production run of P1000-1086. This chassis started life in 1967, when J.W. Automotive Engineering Ltd., (JWAE), purchased the GT40 production rights and the UK GT40 racing organisation from Ford.Initially,......

Intermeccanica Italia Supercar Information

The Italia is one of about 350 built by Carrozzeria Automobile Intermeccanica between 1968-1972. Variously called Omega, Torino, and Italia, they feature high-performance Ford drivetrains, this one a highly tuned 351 Cleveland, in a hand-built steel......

Jensen Interceptor Supercar Information

The Jensen Interceptor was a hand-built, GT-class car, constructed in the United Kingdom by Jensen Motors between 1966 and 1976. Instead of following the traditional Jensen method of using a steel body shell, the Interceptor received a glass-reinforced......

Lamborghini Espada Supercar Information

A two year search led to the 2009 discovery of this Lamborghini Espada. Located in a garage in San Diego, California, where it had languished for 20 years. A painstaking research of all the bits and pieces took almost as long as the equally painstaking......

Lamborghini Jarama 400 GT Supercar Information

The Lamborghini Jarama was introduced in March of 1970 at the Geneva Auto Show. In compliance of the American safety and emission regulations, it was necessary to replace the Islero in Lamborghinis line-up with a new model - the Jarama. The design of......

Lamborghini Miura P400 Supercar Information

The 1971 Lamborghini Miura SV with chassis number 4926 was shown at the 2005 Italiano Concorso where it was awarded a First in Class. It was shown at the 2007 Los Angeles Concours dElegance where it was awarded another First Place and Best Post War......

Lancia Stratos HF Prototype Supercar Information

This Lancia Stratos Prototype debuted at the 1971 Turin Motor Show a year after a very different Bertone Stratos styling exercise had first been shown to the public. Lancia was working on a new competition engine but initially a Fulvia and then a Beta......

Lola T212 Supercar Information

British based Lola Company has competed successfully in most of the worlds major racing series. It was founded in 1961 by engineer and entrepreneur, Eric Broadley. The Lola cars are considered by many to have been one of the most influential designers......

Lola T222 Supercar Information

The Can-Am Challenge Cup was an arena for the worlds most free-thinking automotive designers. The cars they created were powerful and capable of speeds faster than the F1 cars of the day. The first championship was won by Lola in 1966, but the next......

Lola T260 Supercar Information

John Surtees of Lola drove a T70 to the first Can-Am Championship in 1966 after winning three victories in the series. Dan Gurney and Mark Donohue each won one in their T70s. McLaren got the formula correct the following year, and the orange blur was......

Lotus Elan Supercar Information

The Lotus Company was founded by Colin Chapman in 1948 and was based on innovative and lightweight construction. The vehicle had starling performance both on and off the track. The company achieved seven Formula 1 Constructors Championships, six Drivers......

Maserati Ghibli Supercar Information

The original Maserati Ghibli is a two-door, two-seater coupe released by Maserati in 1967. The V-8 powered Ghibli was the most popular Maserati vehicle since the automaker withdrew from racing in the 1950s, and it outsold its two biggest rivals, the......

Maserati Indy Supercar Information

The Ghia-styled Ghibli two-seater was followed by the Indy 22, and was the Maserati companys first use of unitary construction. It was announced in 1968 and wore coachwork by Carrozzeria Vignale and its first public appearance in prototype form was......

Maserati Quattroporte Supercar Information

This Maserati Quattroporte Prototipo is the first of two such examples built by Frua. It was shown to the public at the Paris Salon de lAutomobile in October of 1971 where it sat atop of Fruas stand. The car was presented by Juan Manuel Fangio. The......

McLaren M14D Supercar Information

The CanAm series was astonishing and wide open. There were minimal regulations on the aerodynamics, engine sizes, and vehicle mechanics. The main rules were a body that enclosed the wheels, complied with the safety requirements, and had seating for......

Mercedes-Benz 280 Supercar Information

This 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet was offered for sale at the 2007 RM Auctions held in Amelia Island, Florida. The car was offered without reserve and estimated to sell between %2495,000 - %24135,000. It is powered by a 3499cc overhead cam fuel-injected......

Monteverdi 375L Supercar Information

Peter Monteverdi was headquartered in Binningen, Switzerland. From there he had cars built under his own name between 1967 and 1984. Prior to that he had been a Ferrari, Lancia and BMW dealership. He had also built and raced some specials known as......

Nissan 126 X Concept Supercar Information

Considered by some to be one of the all-time concept vehicles, the Nissan 126X was introduced at the 1970 Tokyo Motorshow. Featuring unique eye-catching styling, the 1971 Nissan 126 X came with many fantastic features. The dramatic styling began......

Pontiac Firebird Pegasus Concept Supercar Information

This Pontiac Pegasus was one of the dreams of General Motors design chief, Bill Mitchell. His efforts produced a parade of memorable concept cars and custom cars. This concept car is powered with Ferrari V12 drivetrain, hardware and gauges. The engine,......

Porsche 911 Supercar Information

This original 911T coupe is decorated in tangerine over black and carries chassis number 9111121021 and engine number 6115197. In 1971 Porsche offered all 911s with a 2.2-liter engine - actually 2165cc in the 911T, this was rated at 125 horsepower and......

Porsche 911 ST/GT Supercar Information

The Porsche 911 2.3 and 2.4 STGT cars were produced in 1970 and 1971. These were intended as racing cars and served as a replacement for the TR that had been in limited production since 1968. The STGT ran in Group 4 competition and the FIA allowed......

Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Supercar Information

This Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow was purchased in August of 1971 by Mary C. Ruger, mother of William B. Ruger Jr. Mrs. Ruger gave the car to William Ruger in 1989. The car has had one repaint in the original colors of Shell Grey over Tudor Grey. It is......