Friday, April 8, 2011

Top Ten Special Edition Cars

Ascari  KZ1

The name is taken from a car behind the famous Italian Alberto Ascari, two times Formula 1 world champion in a row (1952-1953). This car was made in England by a company founded by inventor and entrepreneur named Netherlands Klaas Zwart. KZ1 product was first launched in 2003.

Chassis is made ​​of extremely lightweight carbon fiber and equipped with 5.0-liter V8 engine first used in the BMW Z8. Once modified, this machine is capable of removing the power of 500 horsepower Ascari so that could launch from 0 km / h to 100 km / h in just 3.6 seconds! Maximum speed of 320 km / hour.

KZ1 sold 235,000 pounds. The most fun is the owner of the KZ1 can feel the greatness of his car engine in the Ascari Race Resort in Southern Spain.

Cool motto: Ascari - the world's ultimate drivers' club and luxury retreat.

Aston Martin One-77

Aston Martin was recently sold by Ford Motor Co. to a consortium of Prodrive and David Richards. In the hands of new owners, they issued a new marketing strategy that buyers can book their car in accordance with customer tastes (customized).

The price: nearly approaching U.S. $ 1.75 million, only 77 cars that will be created. Coupe car is made ​​of carbon fiber monocoque with aluminum body panels are made ​​by hand, 3.7-liter V12 engine capable of 700 horsepower poured!

Interested in a One-77 brought into your home garage? It seems lo have to look at the used car market because all of his unit had been booked.


Dreams have imagined that a car used in Formula 1? Contact the car dealer wrote this. The car is very similar to the same seat F1 car is equipped with fenders and cockpit that can accommodate two people.

Caparo T1 made ​​by many people involved in the manufacture of the McLaren F1. Thanks to the use of carbon fiber and aluminum chassis and a variety of materials made ​​of lightweight material, weighs only 550 kg.

Think about the engine: 575 horsepower, is inserted in the central part of the overall length of the car, made ​​of aluminum, with a 3.5-liter V8, so lo to power-to-weight ratio of 1,000 horses per ton.

with 6-speed gear can take you from 0 km / h to 100 km / h in just 2.5 seconds. Price: 240.000 pounds.

Covini C6W

At first glance this car and there are only nerd plasticity in the land of fantasy through if stored on computers so that it can embed a pair of wheels on the bow of supercars.

But a car with 4 wheels front and 2 rear wheels is not a fantasy land dwellers. This car is really real. Ferrucio Covini was the first to create a car with 4 wheels front 30 years ago.

The function of this front 4 wheels (with 16-inch wheel size 20-inch front and the rear wheel) is to reduce aerodynamic resistance, braking more smoothly, more convenient control and minimize the effects of understeer.

The drawback certainly predictable. Weighs a growing and complex front suspension system. Beyond that, behind the engine hood made ​​C6W pinned Audi 4.2-liter 435 horsepower V8 is channeled to the rear wheels through a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Again the machine is inserted in the central part of the overall length of the car that is sustained by a structure made ​​of carbon fiber. Unfortunately, Covini C6W still a prototype.

Koenigsegg CCX and CCXR

Swedish small company founded by ambitious young designer named Christian von Koenigsegg, who has been designing and producing an world-class supercar in a number of very small but the result is maximum since 1994.

Their latest product is the CCX and CCXR. Two of these variants was first introduced to the public in 2008 Geneva Auto Show. Both are armed with machine supercharged 4.8-liter V8 designed by Koenigsegg, the CCXR but more environmentally friendly because it uses E85 or E100 ethanol addition can also use regular fuel.

When filled with E85, the CCXR to produce astonishing power of 1018 horsepower and torque of 108kg / m. Koenigsegg CCX released at a price of U.S. $ 1.75 million while U.S. $ 2 million CCXR.


Besides well-known as a maker of motocross, KTM also successfully made ​​All Terrain Vehicle and now X-Bow (pronounced crossbow).

X-Bow uses carbon fiber monocoque chassis and engines equipped with 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder direct-injection made ​​by Audi.

Powered 240 horsepower while weighing just 790 pounds, as a result of X-Bow can be shot from rest to 100 km / h in less than 4 seconds and the speed was able to stop with a distance of 30.5 meters because Brembo disc brakes. X-Bow can be redeemed for U.S. $ 67,000.

Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss

Few sportcar that have historical stories like Mercedes-Benz SL class. In the year 1954 version of the 300 SL 'Gullwing' became the first modern supercar.

A year after its launch 300 SL won the classic Mille Miglia race road race in Italy, driven by Stirling Moss (and the journalist Denis Jenkinson as navigator). More than half a century later, Mercedes-Benz gives awards to both make the SLR McLaren with Stirling Moss.

The collector car must race to get this edition because only 75 units are made ​​and cost U.S. $ 1.2 million.

As early type SLR, SLR special edition is not a roof and windshield - just wind the low screen height is not more than 10 cm.

In addition, applied to "roll hoops" in the back seat and dual side dual exhausts. Driven by the engine 4.5-liter supercharged V8 delivering 650 horsepower, acceleration from 0 km / h to 100 km / h no more than 3 seconds and maximum speed 350 km / hour.

Morgan AeroMax

AeroMax very exclusive and limited-edition factory-made small car in Britain 100 years old. AeroMax was launched in 2005 at the Geneva Auto Show as a concept car but thanks to the reaction of visitors at that time limited editionnya then be made that only 100 units. Dibandrol Price: U.S. $ 163,000.

Body and chassis AeroMax entirely of aluminum. 4.4-liter DOHC engine 325 horsepower V8-made BMW, that melesatkannya from 0 km / h to 100 km / h in 4.5 seconds.

Pagani Zonda Cinque

Since the children Horacio Pagani has dreamed of making a supercar. In 1999 he introduced Pagani Zonda C12, Mercedes-Benz engined supercar 7-liter 408 horsepower V12 AMG made​​.

Since that time the man born in Argentina has designed more than 100 cars. Cinque made ​​to meet the aspirations sportcar driving on the highway.

With the configuration of the V12 powered 678 horsepower, adrenaline is motivated. Cinque weight weighs only 1210 pounds due to the use of new materials in the form of a mixture of titanium and carbon fiber, as well as the titanium alloy wheels and other components made ​​of magnesium and titanium.

only be produced by 5-unit course in accordance with the meaning (Cinque was five in French). Sold for U.S. $ 1.5 million.

Venturi Fetish

Car maker Venturi French wine country of origin of products introduced Fetish, an electric-powered sports car first in the Mondial de l'auto show, Paris in 2004.

April 2008 Venturi Fetish announced that it will be equipped with more powerful electric motor that is VM300. Electric machine is powered 300 horsepower weighs 35 kilograms of torque at 280 lb-ft, more than enough to melesatkan roadster weighing 1125 kg from 0 km / h to 100 km / h less than 4 seconds.

The author claims that the Fetish can travel a distance of 290 km, with a constant speed of 88.5 km / h, with lithium-polymer battery pack can be recharged in 6 hours using a 220-volt, 16-amp charger is mounted in the car, or within 6 hours using a 32-amp external source. The total production of 25 units, all made ​​hand made ​​in Monaco and sold exclusively for buyers of avant-garde for U.S. $ 400,000.