BAC MONO

  Enthusiasts the world over dream of designing and building their own car. What set the Cheshire-born brothers Neill and Ian Briggs apart from most, is that they had the automotive qualifications and experience to do just that, and put the result into production for others to enjoy – enter the BAC MONO. MONO (as in monoposto, or single seat) … Continua a leggere

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Series 4 – 5 – 6

Evolution IV The Lancer platform was completely changed in 1996, and along with it the Evolution, which had become extremely popular throughout the world. The engine and transaxle was rotated 180° to better balance the weight and eliminate torque steer. There were two versions available, The RS and GSR. The RS version was produced as a competition car with a … Continua a leggere

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Story – Series 1 – 2 – 3

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, colloquially known as the Lancer Evo or Evo, is a car manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors. There have been ten official versions to date, and the designation of each model is most commonly a roman numeral. All of them share a two litre, turbocharged engine and four-wheel drive system. Evolution models prior to version VII were the … Continua a leggere

Lotus Exige – Lotus Exige S – Lotus Exige S240 – Lotus Exige 265E – Lotus Exige GT3

The Lotus Exige (pronounced /ɛxzij/) is a two-door, two-seat sports car made by Lotus Cars. It is essentially a coupe version of the Lotus Elise, which is a roadster. The original Exige (NA or naturally aspirated Exige) was launched in 2000 and had a 1.8 L Rover K Series engine in VHPD (Very High Performance Derivative) tune. It produced 177 … Continua a leggere

Ford Mustang Saleen S351

 Faster than a speeding bullet, Saleen’s S351 Mustang is a combination of superior engineering and sleek styling, making it the quickest sports car on the road today. Besides speed, the S351 offers optimum handling and comfort. “We’ve used our racing experience on the track and adapted this technology in the engineering of the 351 to create the ultimate performance vehicle,” … Continua a leggere

Italdesign – Alfa Romeo Scighera

The Alfa Romeo Scighera (pronounced Shigeera) is a fully working futuristically-styled concept car designed and constructed by Italdesign of Turin, Italy in 1997. The Scighera is derived from the 164, and has an all aluminium body and frame structure is made of aluminium-carbon fibre composite and powered by an Alfa Romeo TwinTurbo 3-liter V6 engine, and could accelerate from 0-60 … Continua a leggere

Vector Twin Turbo W8

The Vector W8 was a sports car produced from 1989 to 1993. It was manufactured by Vector Aeromotive, and was designed by Gerald Wiegert and David Kostka. The company claimed the newest and most advanced aerospace materials were used in building the W8s, which they said justified applying to the car the term “Aeromotive Engineering.” Just 19 W8s were produced … Continua a leggere

Pagani Zonda – Zonda C12 – Zonda GR – Zonda F – Zonda Roadster – Zonda Cinque

The Pagani Zonda is a mid-engined sports car produced by Pagani in Italy. It debuted in 1999 and continues through the present, with production proceeding at roughly 10 cars per year. As of September, 2008, 95 Zondas had been built. Both 2-seat coupe and convertible versions have been produced. Construction is mainly of carbon fibre. Some early Zonda engineering was … Continua a leggere

Orca C 113

It’s many automotive enthusiast’s dream to construct a supercar of their own design, but there are only a few of us who actually go ahead and do it. Most of these attempts result in stunning one-offs, but only a very few hit production. One of these rare successes is Pagani, but there could very well be a new addition to … Continua a leggere

De Tomaso Pantera

The Pantera was a sports car produced by the De Tomaso car company of Italy from 1971 through 1991, the last one delivered to a customer in 1992. The word “Pantera” is Italian for “Panther”. The car was designed by Tom Tjaarda and replaced the De Tomaso Mangusta. Unlike the Mangusta, which employed a steel backbone chassis, the Pantera was … Continua a leggere