TVR is one of the most successful of all small British sports-car makers because it doesn't overrefine its cars. After all, the big manufacturers already turn out plenty of nice, composed sports cars. This Tuscan is all muscle. A 450-hp six powers the rear wheels, and absent are any driver aids such as traction control and ABS.
This modern show car is painted in the same livery as a Mustang Steve McQueen drove in 1960s cop movie called Bullitt. Ford hoped a little nostalgia would create Mustang excitement. The plan worked, and in 2001, Ford put the Bullitt Mustang into production.
1959 - 2000, from Austin to Rover some 41 years in production . Where would the world have been without the Classic Mini.
Designed on a table cloth in the late 50's in a restaurant by Sir Alec Issigonis to combat the Suez fuel crisis.Tthe Mini became a legend in its own lifetime. Copied by every single other car maker - how many cars today have the same east-west engine configuration ? A tremendous success in International Rallying in the 60's, including 3 Monte Carlo outright wins.Well over 5 million have been built and sold. Voted on numerous occasions as the number 1 car of the 20th century. The Mini still has a massive worldwide following today.