Back in the 80’s Citroen decided to step up to the WRC’s premier class with its BX 4TC
Going out on a Sunday morning with friends to make a route with the cars is always fancy, and if you do with the most illustrious sports car in history even better. But if also is the flagship of the range, it already becomes a perfect plan: Route with the 911 turbo.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the abolition of Group B, back in 1986. Group B cars were very powerful, lightweight and introduced important technical innovations to competition, such as […]
Since 1997, with the introduction of the WRC regulations, the cars competing in the World Rally Championship, are little resembled from cars which they derive. Previously, the cars that raced […]
If you want an incredible experience driving, you do not have to spend more than the € 100,000 it costs to get a sportscar from a dealership nowadays. In this […]
Back in 1984, when Group B rally cars were running with very few restrictions, the 205 Turbo 16 of Peugeot made its WRC debut in the Tour de Corse. Two years later, the car had won the 1985 and 1986 drivers and constructors championships. But in 1984, Peugeot presented on the Paris Motor Show the future successor of the205T16, the Quasar.
A japanese company well known for its motorcycles and musical instruments, once decided to build a car which would be the best sportscar of the moment. This is the story […]
In the early 80’s appeared a car that smashed the World Rally Championship. Just before the outbreak of the monstrous group B cars, the Talbot Sunbeam Lotus broke all odds […]
Luca Cordero di Montezemolo once said that “you’ll never see a Ferrari with four-wheel drive”, because that would betray the principles and philosophy of Ferrari. A few months later, officially […]
In the mid 90’s, even with the disappearance of group C, the the endurance races were so popular. In this context was created a new championship, the BPR Global GT […]
Jaguar is a brand strongly linked to Le Mans. Victories came in 1951 and 1953 with theC-Type, then in 1955, 1956 and 1957 with the D-Type. In 1982, a successful relationship […]
In 2005, Jim Glickenhaus asked Andrea Pininfarina to build a one-off sports car with a retro design as a tribute to great endurance cars of the past, particularly to Ferrari […]
Imagine you are driving your Ferrari 512BB on the Autobahn at 210km/h and a “small” Golf Rabbit overtakes your piece of art from Maranello with astonishing facility. Then you feel completely sick until you realise that is a work from Guenter Artz, manager of the Nordstadt Company, a Volkswagen dealer in Hannover. Artz is known for raising many an eyebrow in 1973 with his one-of-a-kind Porsche Carrera-powered 200km/h VW Beetle.
By 1990, Porsche decided to build taking advantage of the platform Carrera 4, a ultra rare model intended to customers really wealthy, the Carrera 4 Lightweight
Lotus Turbo Esprit -Giugiaro body- (1980-1987) Based on the incredible ESSEX Turbo Esprit from 1980, this was the first factory turbocharged Esprit, and the car that allowed Lotus to compete with […]
The Lotus Esprit Sport 300 was presented to the world public at the Birmingham Motor Show in 1992 as a concept car. For customers that missed out on the very limited […]