- Toyota 2000GT

Toyota 2000GT Manufacturer Toyota Motor Corporation and Yamaha Motor Corporation (joint project) Production 1967–1970 337 produced Predecessor Toyota Sports 800 Successor Toyota Celica, Toyota Supra Class Sports car Body style 2-door coupe Layout FR layout Engine 2.0 L 3M I6 2.3 L 2M I6 Transmission 5-speed manual 3-speed automatic The Toyota 2000GT is a limited-production, front-engine, rear-wheel drive, two-seat, hardtop coupé grand tourer designed by Toyota in collaboration with Yamaha. First displayed to the public at the Tokyo Motor Show in 1965, the 2000GT was manufactured under contract by Yamaha between 1967 and 1970. The 2000GT revolutionized the automotive world's view of Japan. The 2000GT demonstrated that Japanese auto manufacturers could produce a sports car to rival those of Europe, in contrast to Japan's image at the time as a producer of imitative and stodgily practical vehicles. Reviewing a pre-production 2000GT in 1967, Road & Track [read more...]

- Audi R8 Le Mans Concept

Audi R8 V12 TDi Manufacturer Audi AG Also called Audi R8 TDI Le Mans Production Volkswagen Group Class concept car, sports car Body style 2-door coupé Layout Mid engine, quattro permanent four-wheel drive Engine 6.0L V12 Twin Turbo TDi Transmission Six-Speed Manual Related Audi R8 Audi Q7 The Audi R8 V12 TDI (later renamed the Audi R8 TDI Le Mans), was unveiled as a diesel engined concept car based on the Audi R8 (road car), was presented at the 2008 North American International Auto Show on 13 January, and the Geneva Motor Show in March. It was to use a 6.0 litre V12 engine, utilising Volkswagen Group's long-established Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI) turbodiesel technology. This engine was rated 368 kilowatts (500 PS; 493 bhp), and 1,000 newton metres (738 ft·lbf) of torque. It uses Audi's quattro permanent four-wheel drive system, and is longitudinally mid-engined. It has a six-speed manual transmission. It accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometres per [read more...]

- Spyker D8

Spyker D8 Peking-to-Paris Manufacturer Spyker Cars Production 2010- Class Mid-size luxury crossover SUV Body style 4-door sedan 2+2 (car body style) Engine 6.0 L Audi W12 Wheelbase 2,855 mm (112.4 in) Length 4,950 mm (194.9 in) Width 2,000 mm (78.7 in) Height 1,775 mm (69.9 in) Curb weight 1,850 kg (4,079 lb) The Spyker D8 Peking-to-Paris is a luxurious 4-door high performance crossover SUV from the Dutch car manufacturer Spyker Cars. The car was designed by Michiel van den Brink and introduced at the 2006 Geneva Motor Show. The car is currently still under development. After the introduction in Geneva, the model already received "well over 100 orders". The model was first introduced to the North-American market, which is believed to be its main market, at the New York motor show in April 2006. The name Peking-to-Paris refers to the Peking to Paris endurance rally held in 1907 from Peking (now called Beijing) in China to Paris in France, in which [read more...]

- TVR Wedges

TVR Wedges is a commonly used name for a series of wedge-shaped sports cars built by British specialist sports car manufacturer TVR between 1980 and 1991. There were 2-seat convertibles and 2-seater or 2+2 liftback coupés, with four-, six- and eight-cylinder engines from a variety of manufacturers. The name refers to their sharp-nosed angular shape, particular to the late seventies when they were designed. The Tasmin name was used on most of the 200 and 280i TVRs, as well as for early 350i versions. TVR's Wedges TVR Tasmin 200 1981-1984 TVR Tasmin 280i/TVR 280i 1980–1987 TVR 350i/350SX 1983–1989 TVR 350SE 1990–1991 TVR 390SE 1984–1988 TVR 420SE 1986–1987 TVR 400SE/400SX/430SE 1988–1991 TVR 450SE 1989–1990 TVR 420 SEAC 1986–1988 TVR 450 SEAC 1988–1989 [read more...]

- Triumph TR4A

Triumph TR4A Manufacturer Triumph Motor Company Production 1965–1967 Predecessor Triumph TR4 Successor Triumph TR5 Class Sports car Body style 2-door roadster Layout FR layout Engine 2,138 cc (2.1 L) I4 Transmission 4-speed manual Wheelbase 2,235 mm (88.0 in) Length 3,962 mm (156.0 in) Width 1,473 mm (58.0 in) Height 1,207 mm (47.5 in) Curb weight 1,016 kg (2,240 lb) The Triumph TR4A was built between 1965 and 1968 by the Triumph Motor Company in the United Kingdom. The TR4A was an evolution of the TR4, updated with a new chassis. It was hoped the new, but more complex independent rear suspension would address the buying publics' desire for more comfortable riding sports cars. This version has an "IRS" badge on the rear. It has been estimated that 75 percent of TR4A were built with IRS. In 1965 the TR4A IRS sold in the UK for approximately £968, with wire wheels being another £36, overdrive £51, heater £13 and seat belts £4each; it [read more...]

- Ferrari 360

Ferrari 360 Modena, Spider & Challenge Stradale Manufacturer Ferrari Production 1999–2005 Assembly Maranello, Italy Predecessor Ferrari F355 Successor Ferrari F430 Class Sports car Body style 2-seat Coupe 2-seat Spider Layout Rear mid-engine, rear-wheel drive Engine 3.6 L V8 Transmission 6-speed manual 6-speed "F1" electrohydraulic manual Wheelbase 2000-02: 102.4 in (2,601 mm) 2003-05: 102.3 in (2,598 mm) Length 2000-02: 176.4 in (4,481 mm) 2003-05: 176.3 in (4,478 mm) Width 2000-02: 75.7 in (1,923 mm) 2003-05: 75.6 in (1,920 mm) Height 2000-02: 47.8 in (1,214 mm) 2003-05 47.7 in (1,212 mm) The Ferrari 360 is a mid-engine midsize two-seater sports car produced from late 1999 until 2005. The 360 replaced the Ferrari F355 and was itself replaced by the fairly similar Ferrari F430. For the 360, Ferrari partnered with Alcoa to produce an entirely new all-aluminum space-frame chassis that was 40% stiffer than the F355, yet 28% lighter [read more...]

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