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2003 Chevrolet Corvette Muray: the Italian Dream

This version of an extreme yet elegant sports car, produced by Italdesign on a Corvette chassis and mechanicals is distinguished by a pure profile, shaped by the waves and characterised by long, tapering, headlights, which suggested its name. The door window half dome, which is the side window and roof at the same time, opens with a gull wing mechanism and is hinged to the rear pillar to promote access to the passenger compartment.

The Fiat 8V

In March 1952, Fiat surprised the world at the Geneva Motor Show with the Fiat 8V. A two-seater sports car that was also designed as a racing car. What was surprising was that Fiat had not shown any interest in re-entering the racing scene up to this point.

1981 DMC DeLorean, Back to the Future

The DeLorean DMC-12 is the only car model built by the DeLorean Motor Company, from 1981 to 1982.

The DMC-12 featured gullwing doors and unpainted stainless steel bodywork. About 9,200 examples of DMC-12 were produced. The car became world famous for its appearance in Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future film trilogy, in which a specimen was used by Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown as the basis for his time machine.

1970 Lamborghini Miura P-400 Jota, If Lambo Was a Race Car

n 1970, Lamborghini development driver Bob Wallace created a test mule that would conform to the FIA’s Appendix J racing regulations. The car was appropriately named the Miura Jota. Wallace made extensive modifications to the standard Miura chassis and engine. Weight reductions included replacing steel chassis components and body panels with the lightweight aluminium alloy Avional and replacing side windows with plastic, with the resulting car weighing approximately 800 lb (360 kg) less than a production Miura.

The Maserati A6-GCS/53 Berlinetta by Pininfarina

After WW2, Maserati introduced a new race car based on the prewar 6CM model, named A6 after Alfieri, one of the Maserati brothers, and its Straight-6 engine layout. In 1947 a 2-seater version with a 2-Liter engine was developed called GCS which stands for Ghisa (the Italian for cast iron, referring to its cylinder block), Corsa & Sport. Later a new version of the GCS was developed to take part in the 1st FIA World Sportscar Championship series going to start in 1953, which was bodied as a Spyder designed by Fantuzzi and Fiandri and coded with its birth date: A6-GCS/53.