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AC Ace Supercar Information

AC Ace

The Ace, a graceful, high performance, all-metal two-seater which is designed to compete head on with the products of Jaguar, Aston Martin, Mercedes and Porsche, has had one of the longest gestation periods of any car at the show. Conceived and initially......

AC Cobra Mk IV

AC Car Group Limited today announces an exciting new venture which puts AC ownership into the grasp of a much wider circle than is possible with its existing handcrafted supercars. The AC Cobra MKIV Carbon Road Series (CRS), which will be launched in......

Aston Martin Project Vantage Concept Supercar Information

Aston Martin Project Vantage Concept

The Project Vantage prototype is a design concept for a totally new, advanced- technology vehicle employing high-strength, lightweight construction and a high- power, low-emissions powertrain.Project Vantage draws heavily on advanced research being......

Bentley Azure Supercar Information

Bentley Azure

Bentley sold just 314 vehicles in the United States for 1998 (23 more than the previous year). The Azure was the companys most expensive model, selling for %24339,900. Power was from a 90-degree, overhead-valve turbocharged engine producing 385 horsepower.......

Bentley Turbo RT Supercar Information

Bentley Turbo RT

The Bentley Turbo R entered production in 1985 and continued to 1999 with the R representing roadholding. Power was initially from a turbocharged engine sourced from the Mulsanne Turbo and from 1987, the Turbo Rs V8 engine received Bosch MK-Motronic......

BMW Z07 Concept Supercar Information

BMW Z07 Concept

Originally designed as a styling example that was intended to be reminiscent of the 1956-59 BMW 507, a car that was made popular by singer Elvis Presley in the late 1950s, the BMW Z07 Concept caused quite a sparkling sensation at the 1997 Tokyo Auto......

Dodge Copperhead Concept Supercar Information

Dodge Copperhead Concept

Dodge unveiled the Copperhead Concept in 1997 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Designed by John E. Herlitz, the two-door roadster was envisioned as a less expensive alternative to the Dodge Viper. Its aerodynamic shape and Copper......

Ferrari 550 Maranello Supercar Information

Ferrari 550 Maranello

This Ferrari 550 Maranello is finished in Rosso Corsa over a Beige leather interior. It has just 9,350 miles on its odometer.......

Ferrari F355 Supercar Information

Ferrari F355

The Ferrari F355 was in production from May of 1994 through 1999 with a total of 11,273 examples built. The F355 succeeded the Ferrari 348 and was replaced by the 360 in 1999. Styling was similar to the outgoing Ferrari 348 as was its engine, albeit......

Jensen S-V8 Supercar Information

Jensen S-V8

The British-built S-V8 was powered by a hand-built, all-alloy 4.6-liter V8 from Fords Special Vehicle Team. The vehicle was shown at the 1999 Earls Car Motor Show and again at the 2000 Birmingham Show in the UK. It went into on sale during the summer......

Lamborghini Diablo Supercar Information

Lamborghini Diablo

This 1998 Lamborghini Diablo Roadster is outfitted with the groundbreaking electronically operated Carbon Fiber Targa Top and is finished in rare Scuro Blue. The other known Scuro Blue example is located in Germany.......

Lamborghini Diablo SV Supercar Information

Lamborghini Diablo SV

In 1998 a special edition Diablo SV was created for the United States market, the Diablo SV Monterey. This very special limited SV edition was only 20 times made, so they were sold out almost at once, and prices went up. If you could obtain one through......

Lancia Dialogos Concept Supercar Information

Lancia Dialogos Concept

The Lancia Dialogos was first shown to the public at the 1998 Turin Motor Show. It was a large executive saloon that showcased many styling, safety, and technological features. Many of the ideas shown on this concept made their way into the Thesis production......

LeBlanc Caroline Supercar Information

LeBlanc Caroline

The supercar Leblanc Caroline GTR is a real racing car, which can also be driven on public roads. The Leblanc Caroline GTR is built with the newest technology and materials to a very light and powerful car. The layout of the carbonfiber monocoque......

Lotus Emme 422T

In 1997 Lotus was joined by a Brazilian company named Emme that specialized in the production of scooters. The purpose of the union was the creation of a super sedan based on the Emme 420 and 420T. The result was the Lotus Emme 422T produced only for......

Lotus Esprit Supercar Information

Lotus Esprit

The Lotus Esprit (es-pree) is a sports car that was built by Lotus in the United Kingdom between 1976 and 2004. The silver Italdesign concept that eventually became the Esprit was unveiled at the Turin Motor Show in 1972 as a concept car and was a development......

McLaren F1 Supercar Information

McLaren F1

This McLaren is the second-to-last standard F1 road car built. This supercar was completed in 1998 and delivered that year to its first high-profile owner. It was designated as a European-deliver example and finished in AMG Green Velvet with a two-tone......

Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR Supercar Information

Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR

In 1997, the CLK GTR debuted after only 128 days of development and construction. Mercedes Benz and AMG had designed a race car and then derived a version meant for the road. McLaren had done the reverse, creating a road-going version first and then......

Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Supercar Information

Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

The 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL 600 Coupe Roadster cost %24123,200 and was among their top most expensive vehicles at the time. Only 574 examples were produced and each was fitted with a dual-overhead-cam V-12 engine that offered 390 horsepower. These luxury......

Mitsubishi SST Supercar Information

Mitsubishi SST

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation will unveil its new MITSUBISHI SST concept car in its world debut at the North American International Auto Show to be held at the Cobo Center in Detroit from January 5 through January 18 (open to the general public from......

Nissan R390 GT1 Supercar Information

Nissan R390 GT1

Of the machines entered in the GT class of the 24 Hours of LeMans race, at least one must be constructed based on a vehicle that can be driven on public roads. Therefore this road car was created in order to obtain official type-approval for the R390......

Plymouth Pronto Cruiser Supercar Information

Plymouth Pronto Cruiser

A small concept car released after 1997, the Plymouth Pronto design modern yet featured several retro touches. While the front resembled the Plymouth Prowler, a roll-back fabric top was used on the Pronto. While the Pronto never was released into production,......

Plymouth Pronto Spyder Supercar Information

Plymouth Pronto Spyder

Pronto Spyder concept vehicle, with its very low center of gravity, looks like an alligator ready to strike its prey. This vehicle should sticker for half the price of your typical high-end sports car since it is made of the same cost-saving, recyclable......

Porsche 911 Carrera Supercar Information

Porsche 911 Carrera

The 1998 Porsche 911 is one of the very last of the air-cooled 911s. Carrera 4S means all-wheel drive. They had the Wide Body Turbo-look, turbo brakes and suspension. In other words, it had all the turbo look but without the turbocharger. For the......

Porsche 911 GT1 Evo Supercar Information

Porsche 911 GT1 Evo

With the return of internationals sports car racing in the mid-1990s, Porsche decided to develop an entry for the GT1 category, originally intended for manufacturers to showcase their Supercars. Up until then, cars competing in the category were heavily......

Porsche 911 GT1 LM Strassenversion Supercar Information

Porsche 911 GT1 LM Strassenversion

With the return of internationals sports car racing in the mid-1990s, Porsche decided to develop an entry for the GT1 category, originally intended for manufacturers to showcase their Supercars. Up until then, cars competing in the category were heavily......

Shelby Series One Supercar Information

Shelby Series One

The legendary Carroll Shelby designed a high-performance roadster dubbed the Shelby Series 1. It was produced by Shelby America based at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Clark County, Nevada. Production of the Shelby Series 1 began in 1998 and continued......

Spectre R45 Supercar Information

Spectre R45

The Spectre R45 was a development of the Spectre R42, a limited production supercar from British speciality car manufacturer Spectre Supersport Ltd. The Spectre R45 never entered full scale production and remains in the prototype stages.......

Stola Monotipo Supercar Information

Stola Monotipo

This gorgeous automobile is built by Fiat. Its a Abarth Monotipo 98. Aldo Brovarone is the designer of the car. The car is made from different composite materials, and have a four cylinder turbo-charged 2 litres engine at 330hp, making the car accelerate......

TVR Speed 12 Supercar Information

TVR Speed 12

The TVR Speed 12 was first unveiled to the public at the 1996 British Motorshow, though the name, TVR Speed 12, would not be seen until 1998. When first introduced it was dubbed the TVR 712 for its 7-liter displacement site (actually 7.7 liters) and......

Vision K2 Supercar Information

Vision K2

The Vision Industries K2 is an American designed, engineered, and built, technology oriented performanceluxury vehicle for the next millennium. The K2 is specifically designed for the American marketplace. The K2s slightly larger proportions over its......

Zender Escape 6 Concept Supercar Information

Zender Escape 6 Concept

Introduced in 1999 the Zender Escape 6 concept was capable of accelerating from 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds and could reach a top speed of 146 mph. The Zender Escape weighed a very low 1,870 lbs. With a 6 cylinder engine in V 2792 cm³ 12 valves, it was capable......