- Alfa Romeo 12C

Alfa Romeo 12C Alfa Romeo 12C 37 Manufacturer Alfa Romeo Production 1936-1937 Class Grand Prix 750 kg Layout FR layout Engine Roots supercharged 4.1 L 4064 cc 60° V12 370 bhp at 5800 rpm (12C-36) Roots supercharged 4.5 L 4475 cc 60° V12 430 bhp at 5800 rpm (12C-37) Transmission 4-speed manual transmission Curb weight 818 kg (1804 lb) (12C-36) 808 kg (1782 lb) (12C-37) Designer Vittorio Jano The Alfa Romeo 12C or Tipo C was a 12 cylinder Grand Prix car. The 12C-36 made its debut in Tripoli Grand Prix 1936, and the 12C-37 in Coppa Acerbo 1937. The 12C36 was a Tipo C fitted with the new V12 instead of the 3.8 straight-eight of the 8C-35. The 12C-37 was a new car, with a lower chassis and an engine bored and stroked to 4475 cc, now with roller- instead of plain bearings and two smaller superchargers instead of a single large one. The car suffered poor handling, which could not be cured in time for the 1937 Italian GP, and thus was not successful. This is given [read more...]

- Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina

Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina Manufacturer Ferrari / Pininfarina Also called Ferrari P4/5 Production 2006 1 unit Assembly Turin, Italy (Pininfarina) Class Sports car The Ferrari P4/5 (officially known as the Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina) is a one-off sports car made by Italian sports car manufacturer Ferrari but redesigned by Pininfarina for film director and stock exchange magnate James Glickenhaus. The car was an Enzo Ferrari but the owner James Glickenhaus preferred the styling of Ferrari's 1960s race cars, the P Series. The project cost Glickenhaus US$ 4 million and was officially presented to the public in August 2006 at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elégance. Several websites were allowed to publish images of the clay model in July 2006. Development On March 2005 James Glickenhaus, stock exchange magnate and known car collector, was approached by Pininfarina who asked if he was interested in commissioning a one-off car. Andrea Pininfarina, grandson of the [read more...]

- Ferrari 328 GTB

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- Lamborghini 400GT Monza

Lamborghini 400 GT Monza Manufacturer Lamborghini Also called 400 GT Neri and Bonacini Production One Class Sports car Body style 2+2 Layout FF layout Engine 3.9 L V12 Related Lamborghini 400GT Designer Giorgio Neri, Luciano Bonacini The Lamborghini 400 GT Interim Monza was a one-off 2+2 seated sports car from Italian manufacturer Lamborghini. It as based on their 400 GT, but featured unique bodywork by Neri and Bonacini. Giorgio Neri and Luciano Bonacini, who were already previously known for their work on the "Nembo" series of Ferraris, had been previously retained by Ferruccio Lamborghini to build the first prototype Lamborghini chassis and engine, the 350 GTV. They had acted as Lamborghini's chassis supplier, before turning that job over to Marchesi once production of the 350 GT was underway. Neri and Bonacini then turned their hand into their interpretation of a high speed Lamborghini GT sports car. Originally meant to be called the "400 GT Neri and [read more...]

- Maserati MC12

Maserati MC12 Manufacturer Maserati Also called MC12 Versione Competizione Maserati MC12 Stradale Maserati MCC (development codename) Production 2004-2005 (50 produced) Predecessor Maserati Bora Maserati Merak Successor Maserati MC12 Corsa (2006) Class Sports car Racing car Body style 2-seat Berlinetta Layout Rear mid-engine, rear-wheel drive Engine 6 L V12 630 PS (460 kW; 620 hp) Transmission Maserati Cambiocorsa semi-automatic transmission Wheelbase 2,800 mm (110.2 in) Length 5,143 mm (202.5 in) Width 2,100 mm (82.7 in) Height 1,205 mm (47.4 in) Curb weight 1,335 kg (2,943 lb) Related Enzo Ferrari Ferrari FXX Maserati MC12 Corsa Designer Frank Stephenson The Maserati MC12 is a two-seater sports car produced by Italian car maker Maserati to allow a racing variant to compete in the FIA GT Championship. The car entered production in 2004 with 30 cars produced (five of which were not for sale). A further 25 were produced in 2005 [read more...]

- Lancia Lambda

Lancia Lambda Manufacturer Lancia Production 1922–1931 Predecessor Lancia Kappa (1919) Successor Lancia Artena Body style Torpedo (S.1-S.9) Berlina (Weymann) (S.8-S.9) Layout FR layout Engine 2119 cc Lancia V4 2370 cc Lancia V4 2568 cc Lancia V4 Transmission 3-speed manual (S.1-S.4) 4-speed manual (S.5-S.9) Wheelbase 310 cm (122.0 in) (S.1-S.9) 342 cm (134.6 in) (S.6-S.9) Curb weight 1,200 kg (2,646 lb)-1,350 kg (2,976 lb) The Lancia Lambda is an innovative automobile produced from 1922 through 1931. It was the first car to feature a load-bearing monocoque-type body, (but without a stressed roof) and it also pioneered the use of an independent suspension (the front sliding pillar with coil springs). Lancia even invented a shock absorber for the car. Approximately 11,200 Lambdas were produced. Nine versions of the Lambda were built: 1st series, produced 1923, 400 built. 2nd series, produced between 1923 and 1924, 1,100 built. Minor modifications [read more...]

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