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

TOP ACCELERATION 0-100 Km/h under 5″: the best cars ever

RANKING   CAR   TIME(seconds)   1   HENNESSEY VIPER VENOM 1000 BITURBO   1,850 2   LINGENFELTER CORVETTE 427 BITURBO   1.970 3   HENNESSEY DODGE VIPER VENOM  800   2,400 4   DAUER RACING 962 LE MANS   2,793 5   ULTIMA GTR Le Mans   2,800 6   RENAULT ESPACE F1   2,896 7   CHRYSLER ME Four Twelve   2,900 8   SALEEN S7 TWIN TURBO   2,900 9   WEINECK POWER 427 SC   2,900 10   … 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

Lamborghini Countach

The Lamborghini Countach was a mid-engined sports car produced by Italian automaker Lamborghini from 1974 to 1989. Its design both pioneered and popularized the wedge-shaped, sharply angled look popular in many high performance sports cars. The “cabin-forward” design concept, which pushes the passenger compartment forward in order to accommodate a larger engine, was also popularized by the Countach. In 2004, … Continua a leggere

Ferrari 308 GTB – GTS

The Ferrari 308 GTB (and similar 208 and later 328) were mid-engined sports cars manufactured by the Italian company Ferrari in the 1970s-1980s. They made up the lower end of the company’s range. The 308 replaced the Dino 246 in 1975 and was updated as the 328 in 1985. The Pininfarina-styled 308 GTB was introduced at the Paris Motor Show … Continua a leggere