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    Report: Wiesmann still hoping for savior
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    The saga of Wiesmann dates back to the late 1980s when a pair of German brothers set out to make retro sports cars. The first model was built in 1993 and a steady stream of new coupes and convertibles powered by a variety of BMW engines trickled out of the factory ever since until the company ran ...

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    Report: Wiesmann was planning cheaper MF3 Roadster before bankruptcy
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    Founded in 1988 with its first production car completed in 1993, Wiesmann based its entire business around one design. Fortunately since that design was more retro than a Mini Cooper, it aged well, but that didn't mean it wasn't outdated when the company recently folded. The latest reports coming ...

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    Report: Wiesmann shuts down... again
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    Though its designs may look like Wiesmann is trying to make time stand still, the massively powerful BMW engines that power its creations say otherwise. As does its slaloming in and out of solvency over the past year or so. Last summer the German automaker filed for bankruptcy. It presented a ...

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    Report: Wiesmann's speedy exit from bankruptcy stalls
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    After German boutique sports car manufacturer Wiesmann filed for bankruptcy in August last year, we thought order had been returned to the world when the company announced in November that it had applied to dismiss the insolvency proceedings. Little was known about the entry into and the request ...

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    Breaking: Wiesmann pulls itself out of bankruptcy
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    There's been a raft of bankruptcies declared among niche European automakers recently. In the past year, the Cosworth, Gumpert, Artega, Lola and the London Taxi Company have all gone the way of the dodo. But the one we were most gutted by was Wiesmann. The German producer of retro sportscars and ...

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    Report: Wiesmann files for bankruptcy
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    German sports car manufacturer Wiesmann has reportedly filed for bankruptcy. The filing, which was made to a German district court in Münster, didn't specify any of the financial details that led Martin and Friedhelm Wiesmann to this point. The small-scale manufacturer's collapse isn't a ...

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    Geneva: Wiesmann GT MF4-CS offers track-ready forbidden fruit, par excellence
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    Wiesmann has long been forbidden fruit of the very tastiest variety for car fans here in the US, and the boutique German sports car maker continues to concoct varieties of its GT that we long to drive. For this year's Geneva show, that means this flaming orange Wiesmann GT MF4-CS. It's the last ...

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    Teased: Wiesmann teases Geneva-bound GT MF4-CS
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    German sportscar maker Wiesmann has announced it's bringing the GT MF4-CS to say "Tag" to the world at the Geneva Motor Show. The last two characters in that letterlicious name stand for "Club Sport," making this the stripped-down track-day version of the Wiesmann GT MF4-S – that being the ...

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    Geneva: Wiesmann MF3 Final Edition is a technicolor dream car
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    German automaker Wiesmann teamed up with fashion house Sieger to give its MF3 roadster a fitting send-off after 18 long years on the market. The duo came up with 18 unique designs – one for each year the car was on sale – and one of those cars is currently on display at the Geneva ...

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    Wiesmann MF5 Roadster channels Caped Crusader with Black Bat special
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    The term "Batmobile" is one that gets thrown around a lot in automotive circles. Pretty much anything black and sinister is described as the Dark Knight's new ride. But aside from the handful of custom vehicles made for the various TV shows and movie installments over the years – ranging ...

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    Frankfurt: Wiesmann and Sieger show us how stripes are done with MF3 Final Edition
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    Some cars reach the end of their production cycle, and we miss them when they're gone. But then some we won't. The Wiesmann MF3 Roadster falls into the latter category. You see, it's not that we don't like the Wiesmann. In fact we think it's one of the coolest cars out there, if you're into the ...

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    Official: Wiesmann gives the MF3 a colorful goodbye
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    The thing about retro styling is that, since it's anchored not in the contemporary but in the classical, it doesn't age. So you may be as surprised as we were to discover that the Wiesmann Roadster has been on the market for 18 years now. The first version of the retro German sportscar was the ...

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    Geneva 2011: Wiesmann Spyder proves minimalism isn't always pretty
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    Wiesmann Spyder - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're not going to call it attractive. And it's far from revolutionary. But the Wiesmann Spyder concept ticks off all the right boxes for the minimalist speed freak. The styling – supposedly cribbed from the Wiesmann brothers' ...

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    Wiesmann Spyder concept spied on the floor in Geneva
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    Wiesmann Spyder Concept
    We mentioned last weekend that German niche sports car manufacturer Wiesmann was bringing a new concept to Geneva to gauge interest in a possible production version, and here it is. Color us very interested. Full details on the Wiesmann Spyder are yet to be released, but ...

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    Wiesmann promises new Spyder model for Geneva
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    Wiesmann MF4 Roadster – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Niche manufacturers rarely offer more than a single model line. In Wiesmann's case, that line consists of the GT, with its various BMW-sourced propulsion options, and its Roadster counterpart (pictured above). But like fellow ...

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    Wiesmann upgrades all V10 models to twin-turbo V8
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    Spy Shots: Wiesmann prototype out for a spin – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Wiesmann was in a bit of a pickle when BMW announced it was no longer producing its V10. In addition to the M5 and M6, the high-revving 10 was used to power the Roadster MF5 and GT MF5 and we assumed ...

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    Spy Shots: Wiesmann coupe prototype looking sinister
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    Spy Shots: Wiesmann Coupe prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Wiesmann, builder of exotic sport coupes that boast BMW power, has been working out a problem. The issue is that its sporty two-door MF5 and GT MF5 both featured V10 Teutonic muscle, but that engine has since been ...

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    Report: Wiesmann MF5 exiting production as BMW V10 supply dries up *UPDATE
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    Wiesmann MF5 Roadster – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's not easy to build a car without an engine. Shocking news, we know, but it has major ramifications for small boutique automakers that don't have the resources to design and manufacture powerplants of their own. One such ...

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    Geneva 2010: Wiesmann GT MF4-S gives 'em something to talk about
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    Wiesmann GT MF4-S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With all the hullabaloo – yes, hullabaloo – about the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, it would've been all too easy to assume the new gullwing is the only retro German sportscar on the market. But forgetting the Wiesmann GT ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Wiesmann MF5 Roadster gets its lipstick on
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    Wiesmann MF5 Roadster - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Here at Autoblog, we loves us some Wiesmann. The voluptuous, retro-styled German roadsters and coupes win us over with their classic proportions and their BMW powertrains – and color palate aside, this new MF5 looks to be just ...

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