File this information away in your brain under the heading: What to do if a wild cheetah climbs in your car. The answer: Stay perfectly still, show respect by not looking directly at the cheetah, and if you can possibly keep your hands from shaking, roll some video.
Lamborghini unveiled a prototype named LM001 at the 1981 Geneva Auto Show that took the Cheetah concept a step further with an updated look.
Only 6,700 cheetahs remain in the wild.
Who doesn't welcome the return of a monstrosity called the Grotti Cheetah? After appearing in Grand Theft Auto III and the two Vice City and Liberty City stories, the vaguely Ferrari Testarossa-esque sports car with the incomparable handling and braking – but a distinct dislike for curbs – disappeared from GTA IV.
Lamborghini was in the off-road business before the cult classic LM002, cooperating with MTI on a military vehicle concept dubbed Cheetah in the mid-seventies that it hoped to sell to the U.S. armed forces. The 4,500-pound, fiberglass-bodied troop carrier used a
1965 Bill Thomas Cheetah Continuation - Click above for high-res image gallery
If Cobras don't do it for you on track days, you can now make the same choice that was available in the '60s. While Caroll Shelby was stuffing FE Fords into mild-mannered AC Aces, Bill Thomas Race Cars was developing a competitor called the Cheetah that could run with the fire breathing Cobras, as well as keep pace with Ferrari's 250. The original cars used a 377 cubic inch V8 to speed their way to 11 SCCA victories in 1964. While Bill Thomas had friends at the General, Chevrolet backed out well