Although more presently known for the Veyron which formerly held the title of the Fastest Production Car, the original incarnation of the French manufacturer was well known for its level of detail in its engineering and the designs executed. It enjoyed great success in early Grand Prix motoring, one of the most successful racing models raced by Bugatti is the ... Read More »
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Ferrari is one of the most recognisable and prestigious marques with the famous prancing horse in th...
During World War Two, Willys won the contract to produce Jeeps for soldiers against Ford due to its ...
Originally a supplier of parts and assemblies for Detroit-based automakers, Dodge began building the...
The oldest Japanese automobile manufacturer, having been founded in 1907. Daihatsu are known for the...
BMW first started out engine manufacturer, mainly producing engines for aircrafts but has also produced motorcycles. BMW became an automobile manufacturer in 1929 and progressed from Austin 7s to larger, more luxury cars – namely the 328. Automobile production restarted in 1952 after coming to a halt during World War II and produced the highly successful 700 while being close ... Read More »
An old British car manufacturer which, in the beginning, produced luxury vehicles. However in 1922, to expand its market smaller cars were introduced such as the Austin 7 which was highly successful to guide Austin through the Great Depression. In 1959, the Mini was introduced and was to become a revolution in the car industry. After a turbulent era within ... Read More »
Bearing the four interlocked rings, Audi are one of the Big Three manufacturers in Germany. Audi are the pioneers of the all-wheel drive Quattro system made famous by the Audi Quattro which dominated the WRC in the Group B era being the first rally car to use 4WD. Quattro has also proved successful in other racing disciplines such as touring ... Read More »
Aston Martin are mostly associated with luxury grand tourers/sports cars and had made Britain’s first super car in the 1970s with the release of the V8 Vantage which had quicker acceleration than that of a Ferrari Daytona. They also have a long history racing in motorsports such as FIA GT and the 24 hours of Le Mans, winning 2 of ... Read More »
A French manufacturer which produced racing/sports cars using Renault engines, Alpine are well known in the rallying world for the A110 which was the first world champion of WRC in its inaugural season in 1973 delivering 140 bhp while only weighing 700 kg. The last Alpine, the A610, is available for purchase in PCW featuring a PRV V6 which outperformed ... Read More »
Founded in Milan, 1910, Alfa Romeo are well known for having their cars being designed by many famous design houses such as that of Pininfarina, Italdesign and Bertone. During its history, Alfa Romeo have competed successfully in different categories of motorsport including touring cars, Formula 1 and rallying. Some cars produced by Alfa Romeo include the 147, the 156 and ... Read More »