Porsche 911

Technical Specification of the Porsche 996 Carrera 4 Cabriolet The water-cooled Porsche 911 996 Carrera was preceded by the 993, which was air-cooled. The water cooled engines were introduced to better comply with emissions tests. The 996 was first shown at the Frankfurt Motorshow in 1997. It had cleaner body styling, and a wider cabin…

Morris Minor Keighley

Technical Specification of the Morris Minor Styling and interior Nicknamed the ‘jelly mold’, the Morris Minor is a very friendly looking car and one of the few cars that have been improved by later styling developments. The early change to wing-mounted headlamps may have been forced by legislation, but they turn the car into almost…

Morgan 4/4 Keighley

Technical Specification of the Morgan 4/4 The first production Series 1 Morgan 4-4 two seater dates back to 1936. It was Morgan’s first 4 wheel car, the predecessor being the Morgan three wheeler. Production of the 4-4 virtually ceased during the Second World War and was reintroduced in 1955 with the 4/4 Series 2. Morgans…

Jaguar XK8

Technical Specification of the Jaguar XK8 convertible The Jaguar XK8 was preceded by the Jaguar XJS, and retained many of the underpinnings of the XJS. It attracted buyers due not only to it’s traditional Jaguar styling, but to its ride comfort and refinement. The new V8 4 litre engine meant that performance was more than…

BMW Z3

BMW Z3: Specification The first BMW Roadster (328) was launched in 1936 and was hailed as one of the most beautiful and successful of it’s day. The BMW Z3 Roadster, launched in 1995 has all the characteristic features of a classic open 2 seater sports car. A long and sleek engine compartment lid, a short…

Austin Healey Sprite

Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite: Detailed Technical Specification Born in 1958, the Frogeye Sprite had a one piece bonnet and wing assembly for easy maintenance access. The engine, drivetrain and front suspension were all Austin A35 derived. Only the rear axle, slung somewhat crudely on quarter-elliptic springs attached to the floorpan, was new, and a constant source…

Aston Martin DB7 Coupe

Technical Specification of the Aston Martin DB7 Coupe  The Aston Martin DB7 straight six supercharged DB7 i6 first came off the production line in 1994 and was produced until 1999. Its predecessor was the Aston Martin V8 Vantage. The underpinnings of the DB7 are shared with the Jaguar XK8, but the DB7 was a much…