Low-volume carmakers like DeLorean can't build any cars until the EPA and NHTSA finish some long-overdue rulemaking.
Strap into Le Mans history.
If there was ever a vivid demonstration for what good design could do for a car, it was the Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe. Hear the story of its creation from the man behind the design in this latest video from Hagerty.
Superformance celebrates the GT40's victory at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans with a limited run of exacting replicas of the Shelby-American team's GT40 MKIIs.
A provision in the recently passed highway bill means that boutique manufacturers can create 325 reproduction vehicles a year with government certification. Customers can buy these vehicles with a full powertrain, and the makers can export them to some other countries.
We could hardly count all the variants of the iconic Seven which Caterham has produced over the past 40-plus years. Some of them make it to the North American market and some don't, but the British automaker has just announced two new variants heading straight for American shores.
The Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe is one of those classic cars that has managed to stand the test of time, likely due in part to both its racing success, helping the charismatic Carroll Shelby defeat Ferrari with Ford-powered Anglo-American machines of his company's own design, and its stunning good looks. And, while Shelby is the name history recalls most fondly, the man behind the Daytona Coupe's slippery bodywork was Pete Brock, who had previously drawn up the design of the seminal Corvette Stin
Sort of like an automotive big box store, Superformance is rapidly becoming the destination for anyone interested in modern kit cars. Besides the normal spattering of Shelby Cobra replicars, Superformance also offers replicas of the GT40 and Corvette Grand Sport. Now, we can add an altogether different type of DIY car to the company's portfolio - Caterham.
Do you like to drink in public, where big, fragile glass bottles full of expensive booze are a hassle and a liability? Do you ever drink so hard that your very drinking vessel – even a sturdy one like a metal flask – just isn't extreme enough? Do you like Scotch whisky? Do you like to drive in circles and listen to white guy blues?
LSA E-Rod powered Superformance Grand Sport Coupe – Click above for high-res image gallery
2010 Superformance Shelby Daytona Coupe - Click above for high-res image gallery
Superformance MKIII R Cobra – Click above for high-res image gallery