wondered from where did the TVR Two seater
sports car, Tasmin got its name. Well the name
belonged to a beautiful girl, the designer met while
designing the car.
A star killed, a myth born and a car made immortal for
ever". These famous words were for Porsche 356
and Hollywood Legend James Dean who was killed in a car
accident while he was driving to go watch a car race.
of the finest cars from Triumph was a result of Italy's win
over England in Soccer. Marcello excited by this win,
spontaneously designed the " Spitfire".
Enzo Ferrari made made Ferrucinni Lamborghini wait for a
long time at a scheduled meeting, he got disgusted and
decided to make cars himself. The result was the legendary Lamborghini
1784, William Murdock built a small three wheeled no
passenger carrying model which ran away from him
after dark throwing out sparks. An event which went down in
history as being the first self propelled vehicle to
frighten a pedestrian.
Ferdinand Porsche was imprisoned by the Austrian Government
for manufacturing battle tanks for Hitler. The King
Tiger Tanks whose mere presence on the battle field
would clear the enemy tanks from the battle
Was Zora Arkus Duntov the father of the first Corvette? Though most of the auto historians around the world think
the same, Americans very much deny as they claim even
before Zora Arkus joined GM, corvette was already seen on
the testing grounds.
Porsche 911's original name was Porsche 901 but was later renamed
after an official request from Peugeot, which too used 901
for one of their cars.
Detroit is the automobile capital of the world, the French
Riveria can be considered the jewel of the automotive
world, or where else u will find a Rolls Royce and Ferrari
dealer next to each other and where even a marque like
Porsche 911 are considered dozen a dime.
Tyrrell built a six-wheeled Formula1 car in 1976, which was nothing
short of a technical wonder. It had 4 small diameter wheels
in the front and all four wheels turned while turning the
2CV was supposed to represent 'four wheels under an
umbrella and capable of driving across the fields loaded
with eggs, without breaking them.