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Posted in News   |   May 4th 2016

2016 MCLAREN 675LT

  • The 675LT is powered by a 3.8-litre, twin-turbocharged V8 with 666bhp and 516lb ft of torque.
  • The 675LT can do 0-62mph in 2.9sec and 0-124mph in 7.9 seconds. Top speed is 205mph.
  • The LT stands for longtail, a reference to the 1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail endurance racer.
  • It only weighs 1328kg, about the same as a Volkswagen Golf. To save weight, the exhaust is made of titanium and the car is mainly constructed of carbon fibre.
  • Over the 650S on which it’s based, an 80% larger front splitter and 50% bigger airbrake increase downforce by 40%. You can see the airbrake rise to help balance the car under braking.
  • A 675LT Coupe would cost you £259,500. Even if you could afford one, they’re sold out.

1989 LAMBORGHINI COUNTACH 25TH ANNIVERSARY

The 25th Anniversary Countach was introduced in 1988 to celebrate Lamborghini's 25th anniversary. Powered by a 5 litre V12 engine producing over 400bhp. Performance is impressive with a 0-60mph time of 4.7 seconds and a top speed of 183mph.  This immaculate example has only covered 17,700 miles in the hands of its 1 fastidious owner from new. 

2008 FERRARI FXX

The exceptional Ferrari FXX will take to the track in June. 

GUMBALL 3000

MERSEDES AMG TG3 - TEAM GALAG

K1 ATTACK

ASTON MARTIN VANQUISH

1958 LISTER KNOBBLY 

The Lister is a continuation by Lister Cars the brain child of Andrew Whitaker and built by Lister Engineering. The 1958 plans have now adhered to down to the smallest detail, including the cockpit area which only fitted Archie Scott Brown. The Knobbly is legendary and needs no more. 

1975 LANCIA STRATOS

If there was ever an automobile that turned the rally world upside-down, it was the Lancia Stratos HF. The first automobile purposely built for competition in the World Rally Championships, the Stratos’ powerful, radical design looked like nothing else on the road.

LOTUS EVORA

HONDA CIVIC TYPE R

There's a new breed of super-hot hatchbacks and the Honda Civic Type R has raced in to shake things up.

The Civic Type R sits between those two sections of the hot hatch class, powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine producing 306bhp. This propels the Type R from 0-62mph in just 5.7 seconds, This makes it the fastest front-wheel-drive car you can buy.

1951 NASH HEALEY

The car: 1951 Nash-Healey S1 Roadster (Panelcraft)  642 SPG

  • One of only 104 cars ever produced and all were exported to USA
  • Only about 20 cars survive and only a handful have been restored
  • Restored to concourse condition in 2015 by Premium Classic Cars
  • Aluminium body made by Panelcraft in Birmingham
  • Built by Donald Healey in Warwick
  • Straight six 3848cc Nash engine (NHA 1075) in two episodes of the TV programme Fast n’ Loud (Series 3) from July 2013.

1973 FERRARI DAYTONA

The Ferrari 365 GTB/4 better known by the unofficial name Faerrari Daytona, is a grand tourer automobile produced from 1968 to 1973.

1984 AUDI QUATTRO

The car that set the standard in 1980's rallying.

1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO Z/28

This 1968 Chevrolet Camaro is driven by David Piper and Tim Boles and is entered by TCB Racing.

2016 BMW M4

With its record-breaking light weight of under 1,500kg, the BMW M4 Coupé has been designed to make the impossible possible. The car is equipped with the brand new 431hp M TwinPower Turbo straight six-cylinder petrol engine with seven-speed M Double Clutch Transmission with Drivelogic. It also features precision technologies like the M Servotronic, Active M Differential and Adaptive M suspension – creating a seamless connection between driver and machine.  The M4 is on track courtesy of Blue Bell BMW in Crewe, who have been the name for BMW in Cheshire for 25years.

1966 GTD40 MK2

  • The car was built by gentleman racer, the late Tony Marsh, six times British National Hill Climb Champion. 
  • This GTD40 has a customn built chassis around the engine and Hewland gearbox from Tony Marsh's multi event winning F2/Sprint/Hill Climb Car
  • The engine is a twin turbo charged 4550cc Rovercraft V8 developed to produce over 600bhp

ASTON MARTIN RAPIDE

V12 cylinder engine

5935 ccm

477PS @ 6000 rpm

0-60 mph in 5,0 sec

Weighing 1990kg

20 miles/gll

MCLAREN MP4-12C

2013 McLaren MP4-12C 50th Anniversary Edition Spider

  • Unique 50th Anniversary branding and styling
  • Carbon-fibre composite chassis
  • Twin-turbo 3.8 V8 engine developing 590bhp
  • 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox
  • Performance 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds
  • Ceramic brake system

BAC MONO

Introducing Mono, a lightweight, ultra high performance, road legal supercar designed and manufactured using the latest racing technology. Aimed at drivers who seek a purist driving experience and for whom design, engineering excellence and performance are of paramount importance, Mono is an aggressive design and will set a new benchmark in the small, but elite segment of radical, lightweight sports cars.

2016 ASTON MARTIN N430 RACE

  • The N430 is a 'Special Edition' inspired by Aston Martin's rich racing pedigree to celebrate the success of its V8 Vantage GT4 race car
  • The 'N' stands for Nurburgring where the GT4 racecars have enjoyed much success and the '430' refers to the power is produces - 430bhp
  • Totally roadgoing with a top speed of 190mph. This particular model is fitted with the sportshift II gearbox. 
  • Built to special order, this is possibly the last one of about 50 RHD to be produced. 

In addition to those competing on the track the Cholmondeley Paddock Enclosure will showcase some of the finest and most fascinating machinery designed throughout the 19th Century culminating in exceptional designs of the 21st century.

Here's a taster of the entry list for Cholmondeley Power and Speed 2016;

Year Car
1923 Alfa Romeo
1926 Hardy Special Racing
1929 Napier Bentley Racing
1932 Frazer Nash TT Rep
1932 Frazer Nash Nurburg
1930 Pakard Bentley
1935 Lagonda Rapier
1936 Riley Sprite
1936 Delahaye 135 Special
1937 Delahaye
1946 MG TC
1948 Bentley Blackpool Special
1951 Nash Healey
1952 Cooper MK V1
1952 Lester Sports
1953 Cooper Bristol T23
1954 Chevrolet 3600
1955 Morgan Plus 4
1956 Messerschmitt k200 
1956 Chapman Mercury 
1957 Cooper T43 
1958 Lister Jaguar 
1960 Lotus Eighteen
1960 Lola MK1 Formula Junior
1960 Austin Healey 3000 MK 1
1961 Team Lotus
1964 Lotus 23
1964 Morris Mini Cooper S MK 1
1964 Ferrari Lusso
1955 Lotus Nine
1965  Brabham BT15
1965 Morris Mini Cooper 'S' 
1965 NSU Sports Prinz 
1966 GTD 40 MK2
1966 Unipower GT
1966 Ford GT40
1967 Lotus 51a
1967 Ford Mustang GT
1967 Lotus 41c
1968 Brabham BT21-B
1968 Chevrolet Camaro 2/28 
1968 Lotus 47
1969 Aston Martin Volante
1969 Lola T142
1969 Brabham BT30
1970 Lotus F3
1971 Lancia Fulvia
1973 Ford Capri
1973 Porsche 2.7 RS
1973 Ferrari Daytona 
1974 Porsche 3.0 RSR
1974 Ford Capri
1975 Lancia Stratos
1977 Hesketh 30BE
1977 Triumph TR7 V8
1978 Fiat 500
1979 Chevron B48
1980 Alpina B6 2.8
1982 Ford Cortina MK5
1982 Rover SD1
1984 Audi Quattro S1
1985 Toyota Supra
1989 Jaguar XK1505
1992 Lancia Delta Integrale
1994 Aston Martin DB7
1995 Ferrari F50
1999 Nissan Skyline R34 GTR
2009 DAX Rush MC
2009 Seat Leon Supercopa
2011 Aston Martin Rapide
2013 McLaren MP4-12C
2015 BAC Mono
2016 Aston Martin N430 Race
  Van Dieman SRSport 2200
2016 Alfa Romeo 4C
2016 Ariel Motor
2016 Lexus GSF
2016 Lotus 3 Eleven
2015 Caterham 620R
2016 Morgan Aero 8
2015 Lotus Evora 400
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