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Aston Martin Lagonda Supercar Information

To own a Lagonda is to belong to one of the worlds most exclusive clubs. But for its members this knowledge is but a small part of the intense pleasure derived from its possession. For each one represents the quintessence of 80 years of engineering......

Aston Martin V8 Supercar Information

The Aston Martin V8 Grand Touring car was an exclusive luxury sports car that is often considered the last of the traditional, hand-built Aston Martins. The Aston Martin V8 was in production over a 17-year period and was continually improved upon, receiving......

Ferrari 328 GTS Supercar Information

The 328 GTS shared the same V8 mechanicals as the 328 GTB. As with the Berlinetta, Pininfarina paid particular attention to styling details that influenced the cars Coefficient of drag (Cd) and aerodynamic lift characteristics with impressive results.Cabin......

Ferrari 412i Supercar Information

The Ferrari 365 GT4 22 replaced the curvaceous 365 GTC4 in 1973. It was the companys new and highly luxurious four-seater that signaled an entirely new stylistic direction for Turins Pininfarina design studio. In 1972, it made its public debut at......

Ferrari F40 Supercar Information

The Pininfarina designed F40 was debuted at the Frankfurt Auto Show in 1987 as a celebration of Ferraris 40th year since its inception. Leonardo Fioravanti, the general manager of Pininfarina, declared the F40 would recover the spirit of some of the......

Ferrari Testarossa Supercar Information

The Pininfarina designed Testarossa was debuted at the Paris Auto Show in September 1984 as a replacement for the 512 BB. This was not the first Testa Rossa in Ferraris history. In the late 1950s the Test Rossa name was used for one of its vehicles......

Ferrari Testarossa Supercar Information

There are several stories surrounding chassis number ZFFAA 17B 0000 69087. One story states that in 1987 Ferrari approached the German company GEMBALLA to create a special one-off Ferrari Testarossa for the Paris Auto Show. GEMBALLA has a strong reputation......

Lamborghini Countach Supercar Information

Lamborghini introduced the latest update to the Countach at the 1985 Geneva Motor Show. It came with an increased engine displacement which rose to nearly 5.2-liters, while each of the 12 cylinders was given four-valve induction. With this new configuration,......

Lamborghini Jalpa Supercar Information

Lamborghini introduced the Silhouette P300 at the Geneva Auto Show in 1976. It was a styling exercise by Bertone based heavily on the earlier Lamborghini Urraco. The Silhouette was given modern styling and a mid-mounted 3-liter V8 engine mated to a five-speed......

Lamborghini Portofino Supercar Information

By 1987 Lamborghini was owned by Chrysler and they chose the Frankfurt Auto Show as the venue to unveil the Portofino. The design was courteous of Chrysler and built atop a lengthened Lamborghini Jalpa chassis. Coggiola of Turin was commissioned to......

Morgan Plus 8 Supercar Information

Throughout the years, there have been many variations, bodystyles, and series of the original 4-4. Production of the 4-4 has been nearly constant since the beginning, except for a short halt-of-production during World War II. During the war, it manufactured......

Oldsmobile Aerotech Supercar Information

Aerotech began in 1984 was a search by Ed Welburn, GMs Vice President of Global Design, caught the eye of Oldsmobile engineers who were looking for a vehicle to test the new Quad-4 engine. This short tail version, driven by A.J. Foyt, set a closed-course......

Porsche 911 Carrera Supercar Information

Originality is the calling card of this 1987 911 Carrera Targa, which placed first in the preservationunrestored category at two separate PCA Concours events in 2008. Purchased in the late 1980s from the original owner at 55,430 miles, this Carrera......

Porsche 911 CTR Supercar Information

This car was commissioned in 1987. Porsche shipped a new 911 Turbo to the RUF Facility in Pfaffenhause, Germany. There, the car was disassembled and rebuilt with RUF upgrades including an increased displacement 3.4 liter flat 6-cylinder engine, RUF intercooler,......

Porsche 911 Turbo Supercar Information

For 1987, Porsche made just 94 examples of the slant nose Turbo Carrera. Powered by a 3.3-liter flat six-cylinder engine, it produced 282 horsepower. The Slantnose Porsche was finally offered by the company for 1986, and was also known as the Flachbau......

Porsche 944 Supercar Information

Porsche produced the 944 from 1982 to 1991 and was an evolution of the preceding 924 model. The 944 luxury sports car came with a more powerful Porsche-designed all-alloy 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine delivering 163 horsepower. The smooth running unit......

Porsche 959 Supercar Information

Porsche began the development of the 959 in 1983 and was based loosely on the 911 Carrera with the objective of winning the proposed production-based Group B rally competition. The project involved the use of molded composite bodywork, along with many......

Rolls-Royce Silver Spur Supercar Information

The Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit was introduced in 1980 as the first model in the SZ series, and was the long-wheelbase version of the Silver Spirit. The Spirit was the first car with the retractable Spirit of Ecstasy - a spring-loaded Mascot which stank......