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1972 BMW E9 3.0 CSL

"Introduced in May 1972, the 3.0 CSL was a homologation special built to make the car eligible for racing in the European Touring Car Championship. 1,265 were built. The "L" in the designation meant leicht (light), unlike in other BMW designations, where it meant lang (long). The lightness was achieved by using thinner steel to build the unit

1974 BMW 2002 Turbo

"The 2002 Turbo was launched at the 1973 Frankfurt Motor Show. This was BMW's first turbocharged production carand the first turbocharged car since General Motors' brief offerings in the early 1960s. It produced 127 kW (170 hp) at 5,800 rpm,with 240 N·m (180 lb·ft) of torque. The 2002 Turbo used the 2002 tii engine

Mercedes-Benz C111

After the immense success of the Mercedes 300SL, especially in the United States market, anticipation for a successor to what many consider the first supercar was rife, resulting in the unveiling of the Mercedes C111-II at the 1970 Geneva Motor Show. Featuring the 300SL’s signature gullwing doors, the C111-II was used

BMW M1

BMW M1

Through the years many supercars have been forgotten; For many years the Jaguar XJ220 lived in the shadows of the faster McLaren F1. But no supercar was overlooked to the extent of the BMW M1. A design based off the 1972 BMW Turbo concept, BMW approached Lamborghini to pen, engineer

Porsche 959

Porsche 959

When looking at the low, sleek lines of the Porsche 959, it’s hard to believe it was spawned from a Group B rally car. Porsche saw Group B as the perfect place to test production car technology, a plan which lead to the development of Porsche’s revolutionary four-wheel-drive system, later

Mercedes-Benz 300SLR ‘Uhlenhout’ Coupe

7th place - Jack Shepherdson’s Top 10 Classic Grand Touring Cars After the immense success of the 300SLR, Mercedes’ motorsport chief, Rudolf Uhlenhout set out to build a road legal coupe version. What he created was astounding. Two of the nine 300SLR chassis were converted into ‘Uhlenhout’ coupes, essentially hybrids between

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