The concept of the Ferrari Dino 246 was birthed with mixed emotions. A car designed in grief and despondency. The very heart of this car makes it like no other Ferrari, which were usually designed out of a competitive nature. This unique and exclusive Ferrari was named after founder Enzo’s son, Dino. Dino, who was a talented engineer from the company, died at age 24 of a rare genetic disease.
In its inauguration, the Lamborghini Miura SV was the fastest ever production car, and today, it’s thought to be the world’s first true supercar. It was a legendary car that put Lamborghini on the map and certainly on Ferrari’s map, as a true Italian rival. The Miura will be remembered for its rear mid-engined concept which paved the way for all future high-performance cars, as all supercars to this day deploy the mid-engine concept.
The Jaguar E-Type, a stunning car hailing from Britain in 1962. It was a car that charmed and dazzled the car manufacturing community with its uniqueness and beauty. Enzo Ferrari, founder of the Italian race car powerhouse, called it ‘’the most beautiful car ever made”. It was truly admired, so much so that Jaguar could hardly keep up with orders from all around the world. Even the founder of Jaguar, Sir William Lyons, drove his own car from Britain to Switzerland to be sold.
The 1968 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale is beloved amongst classic car enthusiasts and admirers alike for its graceful design and beastly performance. This Italian 2-door coupe was in fact one of the world’s first ever supercars when it was introduced back in 1967. It was named the Stradale, which in Italian meant, ‘road-going’ which highlighting its intended purpose of making a street legal supercar.
The Shelby GT350 is a classic car lover’s dream. It is powerful and loud, resembling what American car makers and buyers are all about. The Mustang is an all around fun and exhilarating car to drive. In Australia, collector editions can set you back up to $300,000.
In 1957 Ferrari launched the 335 S to take on it’s international peers. This was a legendary age for racing. An era that saw innovation at its finest and racing at its most daring. This 335 S was designed for one reason only, to be as fierce as its competition. A car to be marvelled and one to be feared.