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Alfa Romeo 33 TT 12 Supercar Information

When Alfa Romeo retired from Grand Prix racing after the 1951 season (along with withdrawing from sports car racing in 1953), they would not return to a factory-supported racing program until the fall of 1964. They did, however, keep their name in the......

Alfa Romeo Montreal Supercar Information

The two-seater Alfa Romeo Montreal Coupe, designed by Marcello Gandini, made its debut at the Geneva Salon in 1970. Unlike the four-cylinder prototype, the production Montreal used a version of the T33 sports-racing prototypes four-cam V8 engine, which......

BMW 3.0 CSL Supercar Information

The BMW 3.0 CSL (Coupe Sport Leicht) was BMWs first foray into motorsport, and it quickly became one of the most successful touring cars of all time in the hands of top drivers, including Niki Lauda, Hans Stuck, Dieter Quester and Jacky Ickx. In 1973......

BMW 3.5 CSL Supercar Information

This 1974 BMW 3.5 CSL was raced for BMW North America Factory team in the United States IMSA series in 1975, Group IV. Raced at the Daytona 24 Hour and Sebring 12 Hour.In 1976, it returned to Germany and converted to Group V specifications. It......

Bricklin SV1 Supercar Information

Before the age of 25, Malcolm Bricklin had made his first million in franchising his Florida based plumbing and hardware supply stores. He later became the Subaru importer for North America, his first automotive-related endeavor. He later - created his......

Chevrolet Camaro IROC Race Car Supercar Information

The International Race of Champions, known as IROC, was created by Roger Penske, Les Richter, and Mike Phelps. The first races were held in 1973 with the twelve entrants driving Porsches RSR 3-liter racers competing in a four-race series. Three of the......

Chevrolet Corvette XP-895 Experimental Supercar Information

General Motors created several experimental Corvettes, exploring alternative engine placements and chassis layouts. One such vehicle was the XP-895, featuring a 400 cubic-inch small-block V8 mounted transversely in a mid-engine position. It had a Turbo......

Daimler DS420 Supercar Information

Daimler has enjoyed a long history in England. Founded in 1893 it was a completely separate company from the German Daimler. Originally an importer of German Daimler gasoline engines, over time it expanded into automobile production and produced many......

Ferrari 246 Dino Supercar Information

The mid-engine Dino 246 wears coachwork by Pininfarina. The addition of the GTS Spider model provided the added option of open-top motoring. This example is finished in black over red and is one of just 50 examples that were finished in this exterior......

Ferrari 308 GT4/LM Supercar Information

At the Paris Motor Show in November 1973 Ferrari would unveil its first production model to feature Bertone body styling instead of the usual Pininfarina. The car was also not called a Ferrari, at least not straight-away. Boasting a mid-engined V8 engine......

Ferrari 365 GT4 2+2 Supercar Information

The Ferrari 365 GT4 22 was a four-seater, sophisticated, stylish and tractable car that was introduced at the October 1972 Paris Auto Show. This was the successor to the 365 GT 22 which had ended production more than a year earlier. The 365 GT4 22......

Ferrari 365 GT4/BB Supercar Information

This example carries chassis number 17543 and 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 %24115,000 - %24145,000. This car has been given modifications since......

Ferrari Dino 308 GT4 Supercar Information

A Central California car since new, this Bertone-bodied 308GT4 carries the Dino badges for they were last specified in May 1976 for this model. The GT4 was the first of the mid-engine, 8-cylinder Dinos, and the first production car to be designed by......

Intermeccanica Indra Supercar Information

The world was introduced to the Intermeccanica Indra at the Geneva Automobile show in the early 1970s. Produced between 1971 and 1974, 125 examples would be produced in three variants, a convertible, notchback coupe and fastback coupe. Intermeccanica......

ISO Rivolta GT Supercar Information

The motor company Iso Rivolta (Iso Motors since 1973) was initially named Isothermos and began as a manufacturer of refrigeration units. The company was originally founded in Genoa in 1939, but transferred to Bresso in 1942 under the direction of chief......

Jaguar XKE E-Type Supercar Information

The Jaguar V-12 engine went into production for 1971 and was discontinued in 1976. The V-12 was only the second engine Jaguar designed to go into production in the history of the company. The original 5.3-liter engine had an oversquare 90mm bore by 70mm......

Lamborghini Bravo Supercar Information

Marcello Gandini of Bertone was tasked with designing the Lamborghini Bravo. Sitting atop a shortened P300 Urraco chassis and powered by a eight-cylinder engine capable of producing 300 horsepower, the Bravo was a compliment to the Lamborghini Marque.......

Lamborghini Countach Supercar Information

Ferruccio Lamborghini wanted to build the ultimate driving machine when he began production in 1963. Not luxury cars (no power windows and minimal interior comforts), and not racing machines, Lamborghinis are about power and speed, and the Countach......

Lamborghini Espada 400 GT Supercar Information

The Lamborghini Espada makes a distinctive impression the first time you see it. Based on the Marzal show car from 1966, the Espadas four seat grand touring car arrangement necessitates the unusual proportions.Marcello Ganclini designed the Espada,......

Lancia Stratos Supercar Information

The Betone designed Stratos was built for one purpose, to win the World Rally Championship. Two prototype versions of the Stratos were shown, one during the 1970 Turin Motor Show and another a year later. The road going versions of this car was built......

Lotus Elite Supercar Information

Lotus produced the Elite Type 75 and 83 from 1974 to 1982. They were a front engine, 2-door, four-seat shooting brake and served as a replacement for the ageing Lotus Elan Plus 2. They had a hatchback luggage compartment and a claimed drag co-efficient......

Lotus Europa Supercar Information

Colin Chapman, Chairman of Lotus Cars Ltd, commisioned the famous, black %26 gold John Player Special, to celebrate winning the 1972 Formula One Constructors Championship.......

Maserati Bora Supercar Information

Shortly after Citroen took a controlling interest in Maserati in 1968, the concept of a mid-engined sports car was proposed, and by 1971, the bora was shown in its final form at the Geneva Auto Show. The first customer cars were delivered before the......

Morgan Plus 8 Supercar Information

In 1936, the Morgan 44 was first introduced as Morgan Motor Companys first car. The 4-4, which would later come to be known as 44, stood for four cylinders and four wheels. The vehicles that Morgan had produced prior to the 4-4 were three-wheelers,......

Porsche 911 Carrera RS Supercar Information

Hector Rebaque, well-known for his very successfully modified Porsche racers, acquired the original chassis for this example from internationally-known racer Al Holbert. It was first raced in Mexico City, by Rojas, Rebaque and Van Beuren. Following,......

Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Supercar Information

This Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow is a right-hand drive example with nearly 70,000 miles on its odometer. It is an original, unrestored example and a three-owner car. It has a 6.7-liter V8 engine mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. It has air......

Shadow DN4 Supercar Information

The Advanced Vehicle System (AVS) began in 1970 and created by Don Nichols. The cars were called Shadows. The company was established with the purpose of creating racers that had limited aerodynamic drag through the minimal front area on the cars. Nichols......