The Evolution of the Supercar [Infographic] by the team at Buyagift (Click the year and use left or right to move back and forth)
We love this piece of media, showcasing how the supercar has evolved over the decades. Enjoy!
Car 1: 1935 Duesenberg SSJ Speedsters – Only two of these cars were made and one of them was owned by Gary Cooper.
Car 2: 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL – Customers were given the option of having the whole body made from light alloy, to make it even faster.
Car 3: 1965 Ford GT40 MK1 – 87 of these were produced and the GT40 was the road version of the famous racing car.
Car 4: 1974 Lamborghini Countach LP400 – 157 of this were produced and this was the first car to produce scissor doors
Car 5: 1986 Porsche 959 – This car used aerospace technology to produce the bodywork
Car 6: 1992 Mclaren F1 – There were only 64 of these produced and the leather seats were shaved to half their thickness to save on weight.
Car 7: 2002 Pagani Zonda S 7.3 – Just 8 produced and the engine is made by Mercedes AMG
Car 8: 2010 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport – Just 30 produced and you need a special key to unlock the top speed of this beast.