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Aston Martin V8 Supercar Information

This V-8 Vantage was completed in August of 1977, and is one of the last to wear the third series AMV8 body, and one of the only 38 first series AMV8 Vantages. Eight more of these cars were exported to Canada. This striking AMV8 Vantage is not only one......

BMW E26 M1 Supercar Information

As racing regulations evolved in the mid-seventies, BMW Motorsport saw an opportunity to beat arch-rival Porsche, in a new racing series by designing and manufacturing a purpose-built racing car and offering it for sale to the public, as stipulated by......

Ferrari 308 GTB Supercar Information

This 1978 Ferrari 308 GTB with chassis number 22857 is a left-hand drive model built to European Specs.......

Ferrari 308 GTS Supercar Information

The Ferrari 308 featured a transverse mounted all-alloy four-cam V-8 engine which initially offered 255 horsepower. It had a four-wheel independent suspension and four-wheel disc brakes. It was extremely well balanced and offered exceptional handling......

Ferrari 512 BB Supercar Information

With the introduction of the well-liked Lamborghini Miura and Maserati Bora, Ferrari decided to build their own mid-engine sportscar with striking looks. The result was the Berlinetta Boxer, commonly shortened to BB, originally introduced in 1971. A......

Jaguar XJ Spider Concept Supercar Information

The 1978 Jaguar XJ Spider was bodied by the famous coachbuilder Pinin Farina and produced for the London Motor Show. It had taken only five months to complete. Some styling was borrowed from the E-type such as the oval-shaped front air intake and its......

Lamborghini Countach LP400S Supercar Information

The Lamborghini Countach had a profound and influential impact on the automotive industry and while most sports cars wore voluptuous, curvaceous, and feminine bodylines, the Countach was aggressive, angular, and brash. It burst onto the scene in 1971......

Lamborghini Silhouette Supercar Information

Lamborghini introduced the Urraco at the 1970 Turin Motor Show. It was meant as a direct competitor to the Porsche 911 and the Ferrari Dino 246. The Urraco was powered by a mid-mounted V8, had 22 seating, and a shape designed by Marcello Gandini.......

Lamborghini Urraco Supercar Information

Italian automaker Lamborghini introduced the Urraco in 1970 at the Turin Auto Show but was available to buyers until 1973. It was named after a Miura-breed of fighting bulls (the name translates to little bull) and its 22 coupe bodywork was designed......

Lancia Sibilo Supercar Information

In Italian, the word sibilo indicates the hissing sound made by an object travelling at speed through the air – a fitting name, then, to be applied to another futuristic concept car from Bertone in 1978, this time based on a road-going version of the......

Maserati Bora Supercar Information

Giorgetto Giugaro and his new Italdesign studio was tasked with designing a new mid-engined two-seat coupe. The result of their work was to become known as the Bora, named for the maritime winds that blow off Italys Adriatic coastline. The car was given......

Maserati Khamsin Supercar Information

The Maserati Khamsin was introduced in 1972 at the Turin Show and was named after an Egyptian desert wind. It was the companys first major introduction while under Citroens control. Power was from a 4.9-liter four cam alloy dry sump V8 engine with......

Maserati Merak Supercar Information

The early 1970s saw the introduction of junior supercar models to complement their larger, faster, and more expensive top-of-range machines. Ferrari had their Dino 308 GT4 and Lamborghini had the mid-engined Urraco. Maseratis top supercar was the......

Porsche 935 RSR Supercar Information

Racing History First owner Dick Barbour Racing 24 Hours Le Mans – Dick Barbour, Redman, Paul 5th OA 1st in IMSA Class, Race #90 24 Hours Daytona – Barbour, Redman, Newman DNF 12 Hours Sebring – Stommelen, Barbour, Mears – 4th OA Riverside – Stommelen,......

Rolls-Royce Corniche Supercar Information

Rolls-Royce introduced the Corniche Drophead Coupe in 1970 as a convertible variant of the Silver Shadow and would remain in production for 25 years. Each example was built to individual customer order at Rolls-Royces Mulliner Park Ward coachworks in......

TVR 3000S Supercar Information

For Your Life on the Open Road and The return of the true sports car were the advertising slogans for the TVR 3000S. Produced by TRV Engineering Limited, of Blockpool, England, this 3000S was described when new as Unique. Traditional sports car......