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Alfa Romeo Nuvola Concept Supercar Information

Concept cars are back, with a name full of imaginative appeal Nuvola (Cloud in Italian). This is the name given to the concept car which occupies pride of position on the Alfa Romeo stand at the 1996 Paris Motor Show.Alfa Romeo Nuvola Concept......

Chevrolet Corvette Supercar Information

The name John Lingenfelter has become a legend in the world of performance engineering. The ambitions and aspirations of many engineers and enthusiasts, the world over, were represented almost casually in his daily life and actions. For over 25 years,......

Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Supercar Information

The Chevrolet Grand Sport was introduced in 1996 to commemorate the end of the C4 design. The name Grand Sport was a tribute to the Grand Sport of 1963. Production was limited to only a thousand and all were given distinctive identification numbers.......

Chevrolet SuperNatural LT-4 Supercar Information

Callaway SuperNatural LT-4 #001. Callaway produced a line of engine modifications for LT-1 and LT-4 engines called SuperNatural... because modifications involved naturally aspirating the existing stock Corvette engine. The displayed car is the first......

Dodge Viper Supercar Information

The Dodge Viper was updated in 1996, the first major overhaul since its introduction in 1992. Perhaps the largest update was to the engine, which was now rated at 415 horsepower, a boost of 15 horsepower over the prior years. The T56 six-speed manual......

Ferrari 348 Challenge Supercar Information

In 1989 Ferrari introduced the successor to the highly successful 308 and 328. The 348 continued the styling of the 328 and incorporated design inspiration from the Testarossa. Pininfarina was tasked with performing the styling updates. Mounted longitudinally......

Ferrari F355 Supercar Information

The Ferrari F355 was introduced to the motoring press in May of 1994. It came equipped with a 3.5-liter, four-overhead camshaft and five valves per cylinder motor which it borrowed from Ferraris Formula 1 engine. The 375 horsepower were sent to the......

Ferrari F355 Challenge Supercar Information

For the F355, Ferrari developed a new 3.5 liter 90° V8 engine developing 375bhp at 8250 rpm with a redline of 8500 rpm. Maximum torque was 268 lbs-ft at 6000 rpm. The specific output of this remarkable 5-valve unit was 109bhp per liter. The engines......

Ford Indigo Concept Supercar Information

Here is another nice little car put out by the friendly people at Ford It was not just the name of the IndiGo that was clever (playing on its association with IndyCar racing). This was no mere show car but a concept designed from the outset to be feasibly......

GTM Libra Supercar Information

Launched by GTM Cars Ltd in the UK kitcar market in 1998 the Libra was the result of three years of collaboration between GTM directors Peter Beck and Paddy Fitch, designer Richard Oakes and suspension designer Bryn Davies. The GTM factory is located......

Jaguar XJS Supercar Information

1996 marked the 20th year of production for the XJS and it became the longest running model in Jaguars history. It was available as a 2-door coupe or convertible with prices ranging from %2453,400 - %2482,550. Power came from either a 4.0-liter six-cylinder......

Lamborghini Diablo SE30 Jota Supercar Information

In 1985 Lamborghini began designing and developing a replacement for their successful Countach model. The Lamborghini Diablo was introduced in 1990 and stayed in production until 2001. The name Diablo is Spanish meaning devil and was borrowed from......

Lamborghini Diablo SV-R Supercar Information

Lamborghini began production of the mid-engined supercar in 1966 with the introduction of the Miura. Since that time they have continued to be a leader in this elite market. The standards were raised even higher with the introduction of the Diablo......

Lamborghini Diablo VT Roadster Supercar Information

Though Lamborghini had created the supercar market with its Miura, the follow-on design known as the Countach, in the minds of many, would become the face of Lamborghini. For a period of 17 years, the Countach had been Lamborghini. However, by the 1990s,......

Lamborghini Raptor Supercar Information

In 1996, the Italian based company Zagato built the Raptor for Lamborghini. Using CADCAM equipment, the prototype was ready in less than four months. Many of the mechanics were borrowed from the Diablo such as the chassis and the engine. It was on......

McLaren F1 GTR Supercar Information

In 1995, seven McLaren F1 GTRs were entered into the grueling and prestigious LeMans 24 Hours race. When the checkered flag fell, the GTR had captured an astonishing 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 13th overall and 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th in the GT class. McLaren......

Mega Monté Carlo Supercar Information

The French Aixam Group began in 1983 with the purpose of constructing motorized vehicles that could be driven without a license. With time, their business changed into the production of micro-vehicles and later, the sports car market. The sports cars......

Mercedes-Benz F200 Imagination Concept Supercar Information

Sidesticks instead of a steering wheel drive-by-wire Forward-looking driving dynamics control Active Body Control (ABC) Headlight system featuring variable light distribution Production launch as bi-xe......

Peugeot Asphalte Concept Supercar Information

The Asphalte makes no concession to practicality – its all about fun. With four wheels originally meant to turn every which way, Asphalte hovers just a few centimetres above the road. Engineered for sports driving, the Asphalte has a sleek mini-windscren,......

Porsche 911 GT1 Supercar Information

From 1996 to 1998 the Porsche Factory responded to LeMans rules with a series of 911 based GT1 racecars culminating in their last overall victory in 1998. This first generation GT1 is the ex ROHR Motorsports car, winner of the 1997 IMSA Exxon Supreme......

Porsche 911 GT2 Supercar Information

The World Sportscar Championship came to an end in 1992 and its demise was followed by the introduction of the BPR Global GT Endurance Series. Porsche responded with their GT2 competition car based on the new twin-turbo 993. A number of road-going 993......

Renault Sport Spider Supercar Information

Approximately 1,800 examples were built. The 930 kg vehicle came equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine developing 148 horsepower and backed by a manual transmission. The minimalistic vehicle was built for speed and low weight, with the interior......

Rolls-Royce Silver Spur Supercar Information

The Rolls-Royce Silver Spur was re-styled in 1995 which included changes to the radiator, new mirrors, a reshaped rear compartment, and tucked-in bumpers. The engine was an overhead-valve eight-cylinder unit displacing 412 CID and offering 320 horsepower.......

Spectre R42 Supercar Information

The Spectre R42 was designed and built in England by Spectre Supersports Ltd and was offered to the public in the early summer of 1996. Ray Christopher was the individual responsible for spear-heading the project. The body is comprised of a rigid composite......

Suzuki Escudo Pikes Peak Version Supercar Information

The Suzuki Escudo Pikes Peak Version was designed for competition, specifically for hill climb events. It was given a bodyshell to resemble the Escudo, built atop a spaceframe, fitted with four-wheel drive, and powered by an engine tuned to produce......

Vector Aeromotive M12 Supercar Information

This 1996 Vector M12 is car number 1 of 18 with only 14 being released to the public. It is a rare and hard-to-find vehicle that was painted by artist Michael Santoro. It is fitted with air conditioning, AMFM Stereo, CD Player, center arm rest, leather......