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Aston Martin Lagonda Supercar Information

The latest version of the Aston Martin Lagonda was launched to the public in 1976 and was created to help rescue Aston Martin from the brink of bankruptcy. The design was by William Towns and it was given an aerodynamic design and a potent powerplant......

Aston Martin V-8 Supercar Information

When the Aston Martin DBS entered production, it was powered by the DB6s 4.0-liter six cylinder engine instead of a new V8. Production difficulties meant that the V8 engine was not ready in time for the launch of the DB6. The DBS was larger and more......

Bentley Turbo R Supercar Information

In 1989, North America saw the introduction of the Bentley Turbo R. The R stood for road holding. It featured a retuned suspension. The suspension changes transformed the soft and less than well-controlled ride of the Mulsanne Turbo into that of......

Cadillac Solitaire Concept Supercar Information

The 1989 Cadillac Solitaire Concept measured 215 inches and has a 0.28 co-efficient of drag. Power is from a 60-degree, V-12, 48-valve, dual overhead camshaft, port-fuel-injected engine. The computer-designed tires ride on special 20- by 7-inch aluminum......

Chevrolet Corvette ZR-12 Falconer Supercar Information

In 1990 GM wanted to know how strong the Corvette chassis actually was. To test this, they took a ZR-1 and fitted a big Falconer V-12 race engine in it. The V-12 engine, a derivative of the Chevrolet small block V8, is predominately setup for truck and......

Dodge Viper Concept Supercar Information

The Viper concept debuted at the Detroit Auto Show in 1989 - literally stealing the show - and many hearts. Its stunning roadster volumes, impossibly exaggerated proportions, outsized tires and cleverly exposed exhaust bundle immediately put Dodge back......

Ferrari 328 GTB Supercar Information

The Ferrari 328 was designed by Pininfarina and produced from 1985 through 1990. Introduced at the September 1985 Frankfurt Motor Show, the 328 followed the Ferrari 308 but featured a transversely mounted V8 with an enlarged bore and stroke. The DOHC......

Ferrari 328 GTS Supercar Information

The Ferrari 328 was designed by Pininfarina and produced from 1985 through 1990, during which 6068 examples were produced. The 328 followed the Ferrari 308 but featured a transversely mounted V8 with an enlarged bore and stroke. The DOHC engine with......

Ferrari 348 Supercar Information

The convertible version of the 348 TB, with a removable hard top, was powered by the same drivetrain as the berlinetta version, giving it equivalent performance. The body was again styled by Pininfarina.The impressive driving characteristics of......

Ferrari F40 Supercar Information

The Ferrari F40 was the final project under the direction of Enzo Ferrari prior to his death in 1988. It was built to commemorate the Italian carmakers 40th anniversary and was introduced in 1987. The mid-mounted V8 engine displaced 2936cc and enhanced......

Ferrari F40 GT Supercar Information

For Enzo Ferraris 40th anniversary as a constructor under his own name, he gave his design team a very simple instruction Build a car to be the best in the world. Time has shown that they complied.The F40 was a simple machine that, like the......

Ferrari Mondial T Supercar Information

The Mondial 8 represented many firsts for Ferrari, including their first effort at building a car suitable for markets throughout the world. Mondial means world and was named to honor Ferraris four-cylinder racers of the early 1950s. Its 3.0-liter......

Ferrari Mythos Concept Supercar Information

Car Design Award 1990, this concept displayed at the Tokyo Motor Show (Golden Marker Trophy 1989), is a totally-rounded sculptural modelling with a perfect balance between aesthetic emotion and technical rationality, fully consistent with the Pininfarina......

Ferrari Testarossa Supercar Information

The Ferrari Testarossa received its name from the legendary Testa Rossa racing car. The mid-engine Testarossa offered splendid performance with an increased degree of usability due to additional luggage space and an improved clutch. Between 1984 and......

Jaguar XJ-S Supercar Information

The Jaguar XJ-S (later the XJS) was introduced in 1975 at the Frankfurt Motor Show, ushering in a new generation of GT motoring for the company, successfully combining performance, luxury, and elegant styling. A testament to both the inherent quality......

Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Supercar Information

The rear mid-engine Lamborghini Countach was in production from 1974 through 1990 with 1,983 examples produced during that time. Its iconic wedge-shaped design was courtesy of Marcello Gandini at Bertone with mechanical sophistication by chief engineer......

Lamborghini LM002 Supercar Information

This 1989 Lamborghini LM002 is a rare, special ordered fuel injected SUV that currently has only 9,200 original miles. It is 1 of only 1 produced with LMA equipment, and has never been used off-road. It also has a 50-state emission exhaust.......

Lotus Carlton Supercar Information

In 1989 Lotus introduced the Carlton Omega at the Geneva Auto Show and production began in 1991 and concluded in 1994. The vehicles were produced in limited numbers, resulting in around 1100 examples being created. At the time, GM owned both Lotus......

Maserati Spyder Supercar Information

Zagato of Milan, Italy handled the design and assembly of the Spyder BiTurbo. This was Zagatos first work for Maserati in three decades with the A6G2000. The Spyder rested on a wheelbase that measured 7.9 feet and was around 4 inches shorter than the......

Nissan Skyline GTR Supercar Information

The Prince Motor Company introduced the Skyline in 1957. The small company located in Japan built the small and modestly powered car. In 1964, the S54 Skyline 2000GT powered by a six-cylinder engine was introduced. It was designed to compete in the GT-II......

Pontiac Stinger Concept Supercar Information

The distinctive aerodynamic gray-and-green body could be transformed from two-door enclosed transportation to an open-air vehicle for all-season fun, utility, convenience and, of course, Pontiac Driving Excitement!The vehicle is clothed in a carbon......

Porsche 911 CTR Yellowbird Supercar Information

magazine for their July 1987 issue, and quickly earned the nickname of Yellow Bird by RUFs staff and the journalists in attendance. The article was determined to find the worlds fastest car and had assembled a myriad of notorious names such as......

Porsche CTR Clubsport Supercar Information

The CTR was an abbreviation for Goup C Turbo Ruf and was based on the 1987 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2. It was chosen over the factory turbocharged Type 930 because the 3.2 liter version weighed less and had a more desirable drag coefficient. The factory......

Rolls-Royce Corniche II Supercar Information

This Corniche II is powered by a 6750cc overhead valve V8 engine developing 240 horsepower. There is a Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection system and hydraulic disc brakes in both the front and rear. The odometer shows just 44,145 documented miles on the......

Zender Fact 4 Supercar Information

To show off their engineering prowess, the Zender Company built the Zender Fact 4 as a demonstration vehicle. Occasionally Zender teases the world with an original sports car design, but in the end, it continues to make conversions and body kits. The......