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The Ares Design S1 

In the S1 Project, Modena based coach-builder Ares Design has produced a gorgeous supercar. The S1 is their first complete motor car. To date, their reputation has been outstanding designs. ‘The initial idea was as simple as it was challenging. ‘To create a car combining the design of a hypercar, supercar performance and accessibility of …

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The Bugatti Tank

Bugatti introduced the legendary Type 57 in 1934, not to be confused with the last Tank, the 1923 Bugatti Type 32, commonly called the Tank de Tours, which competed in the French Grand Prix. The car’s nickname comes from its particular shape, which resembles battle tanks of its era, and the location of the Grand …

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There’s A New Pagani Zonda Being Built In 2022

The original Pagani Zonda, the C12, debuted in 1999 at the Geneva Motor Show. Now Pagani has announced the latest iteration will be the last Zonda; however, similar statements are not new. Various ‘760 Series’ Zondas have emerged since the Supercar’s ‘end’, including Lewis Hamilton’s ‘760LH’. Information comes not from Pagani itself but from London-based …

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The 1959 MG EX181 Had Less Power Than A Golf R But Went As Fast As A Bugatti Veyron.

MG decided to exhibit its technical prowess; it developed a 1.5-litre engine from an MGA that produced only 69hp. By the time they had finished their wizardry, the machine had made 300hp and whilst by modern-day standards, that may not be very impressive, in 1959, it was outstanding. Now for the awe-inspiring bit, in 1959, …

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The Jaguar XJR-15

Inspired by the outright victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1988, Jaguar and TWR (Tom Walkinshaw Racing) formed a joint-venture, JaguarSport, decided to develop a racing car for the road. It was derived directly from the successful XJR-9 and XJR-12 racers. The XJR-15, the nomenclature, XJR, related the car to Jaguar’s Group …

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When Maserati was a Maserati

When Citroën took over Maserati in 1968, plans for the launch of the Indy (a high-performance tourer car that featured a V8 engine, four seats, and rear-wheel drive) were so far advanced that Citroen rightly decided to leave ‘well alone’. There were 1,104 Maserati Indy’s produced during the six-year manufacturing run. Subsequent models like the …

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The Porsche Tapiro

In the late 60s and early 70s, it was usual to see concept cars shown worldwide at the various premier motor shows. At the end of the ‘season,’ these glamorous concepts were sold off, and the money raised funded the following years’ concept tour’. One business that led the car design was ItalDesign Giugiaro, run …

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