Sunday, February 27, 2011

Unfamous Car Manufacturer

There are many car maker out there you might never heard of. Some are successful company who make a great car but nobody heard of them. Take Buggati as example, before Volkwagen bought Buggati and start selling the most powerful production car ever, the Buggati Veyron. Nobody cares about the company until they open people eyes with their supercar. But still people dont care about their history.

Lets take a look some car maker you never heard of. And what car are they making.



Saleen

A tuners and car maker from America. This company tune some Production car and sell it under its name. In the picture is Saleen S7. A limited edition hand made model by Saleen. Powered by V8 engine with 550 horsepower and a twin turbo version comes with massive 750 horsepower.



Gumpert

Gumpert Sportwagenmanufaktur GmbH is a German supercar maker founded in 2005. The owner of the company, Roland Gumpert is formerly is formerly Director of Audi sports. Gumpert Apollo in the picture is the first production car made by Gumpert.



Pagani

Founded by Hiracio Pagani in 1992, an Argentinian who managed the Lamborghini composite department in 1988. Pagani has their famous model named Pagani Zonda F . In the picture is their future product to replace their famous supercar.



Tramontana

A new company founded in Spain. Their producing single or twin seat car inspired by open wheel racing like F1 cars and some jet fighter. It was using Mercedez-benz V12 twin turbo engine with a displacement of 5.5liter producing 710 horsepower. It cost 500,000 euro and only produce 12 car per year.


Venturi

Formerly known as MVS, a French company found in 1984 , found bankrupt in 2000, purchased by another company in Monaco, Italy with a new name, Venturi in 2001. From a company which produce supercar, now it focus on electric car. In the picture is Venturi Fetish, a two seater electric car which can go 0-100kmh in under 5 second.



Spyker

Spyker is a Netherland company found in 1880. It went bankrupt in 1929 and puchased by Spyker car N.V. in 1999. Spyker purchased the Saab from general motor in 2010. In the picture is a 2 seater Spyker C12 Zagato using an Audi 6.0liter engine producing 500horsepower.



Leblanc

Leblanc found in 1999 in Switzerland making a Le Mans street legal car. In the picture is Leblanc Mirabeau, a 4700 cc supercharged car, 2 seater producing 700 horsepower.



Koenigsegg

Koenigsegg found in 1994 by Christian von Koenigsegg in Sweeden. It focus on producing a world class supercar. In the picture is Koenigsegg CCXR a 2 seater, 4.7liter supercharged v8 producing 1064 horsepower.

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