Old Cool Cars Photos
Aston Martin DB5, Citroën DS, Ferrari 250 GTO, Ferrari F40, Lamborghini Miura, Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing, Porsche 944...
Alfa Romeo GTV
GTV was a compact coupé (2+2 seats) by Alfa Romeo that was also available in a convertible version called Spider. This car was marketed between the years 1995 and 2006. The engine variants ranged from the 1.8L (4 cyl. in line) to the powerful 3.2 V6 24v. The most powerful, with 240 hp, accelerated from 0 to 100 km/h in 6 seconds and the maximum speed ended at 255 km/h.
Aston Martin DB5
Released in 1963, it's James Bond's best-known movie car. The engine is a 4.0 L DOHC inline 6 cylinder with an output between 282 and 325 hp. The transmission is a five-speed ZF. Top speed is 233 km/h and it accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 8 seconds. There was also a convertible that was available with an optional steel hardtop.
This old cool car was marketed by the French car manufacturer Citroën from 1955 to 1975. It was designed by the well-known Flaminio Bertoni and André Lefèbvre. The DS was known for its astonishing aerodynamics and innovative technology, which included a hydropneumatic suspension. The engine range varied between the 1,911 L and the 2,347 L. An automotive icon that was way ahead of Its time.
Classic car produced between 1981 and 1982 by DeLorean Motor Company and designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro. It was a 2-door coupe, 2.8L and 132hp, reaching a top speed of 209km/h, according to some sources, others point only to 175km/h. This cool old car gained status from 1985 onwards primarily for appearing in the Back to the Future sci-fi film trilogy.
Ferrari 250 GTO
Only 39 units of this specimen were produced between 1962 and 1964. The engine is a 3.0-liter atmospheric V12 with about 300hp. The sound of this V12 is simply sublime! Front engine, rear wheel drive and 5-speed manual gearbox. Whoever has one of these, has tens of millions of euros invested in their garage! One of the most expensive cars in the world!
Successor to the 288 GTO model, this two-door, rear-wheel-drive, mid-rear-engined supercar was produced between 1987 and 1992. The engine is a 2.9L V8 Bi-Turbo with 478 hp. 0–100 km/h: 4.3s. Max speed: 324 km/h. It was the last car made under the personal supervision of Enzo Ferrari. In its time, it was the fastest production car in the world. Design: Pininfarina.
Roadster with mid-rear 4.7L V12 engine with 60 valves, with a 6 speed manual transmission. Produced by the Italian brand Ferrari in 1995, sold from year 1995 to 1998. Top speed: 328 km/h. Acceleration 0-100: 4.0s. Created to celebrate Ferrari’s 50th anniversary, this car was the closest thing to a road-going Formula 1 car. F50 was a worthy successor of the spectacular F40.
Miura, the father of modern super sports cars. It was the first Lamborghini supercar produced between 1966 and 1973 with the aim of competing with Ferrari. It had a 4.0-liter V12 mid-engine with 350hp. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h took 6.7s, while maximum speed announced was 280 km/h. Bodyworks was in charge of Bertone. 764 units of this old cool car were produced.
Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing
Two-seater super sports car (coupe or convertible) was produced by the German manufacturer between 1954 and 1963. The 300 SL is known for its gull-wing doors and for being the first sports car to have direct fuel injection. In its day, the 300 SL was considered the fastest car in the world. 215 hp allowed 0 to 100 km/h to be done in 9.3 seconds and a top speed of 235 km/h.
Mini - BMC
Considered a British icon of the 60s, it was designed by English engineer Sir Alec Issigonis. The engine was 0.85 to 1.275 L with a weight around 680 kg. It was quite cheap and popular in his time. Mr. Bean was a character who used a yellow Mini a lot in his comedy series. One of the most influential cars of the 20th century.
Porsche 944 was a sports car introduced by Porsche in 1982 to replace the Porsche 924. The 944 is 100% with a liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder engine placed at the front. Power was around 163 hp, with almost 220 hp for the Turbo. Top speeds are around 225 km/h for the 944, 235 km/h for the S and 254 km/h for the Turbo. Acceleration 0-100: 6.0s. It also featured a Cabriolet variant.
It was the first model manufactured by VW and the most produced in the world of all time, between 1938 and 2003! It was known as "the people's car"! It had several names: Käfer (Germany), Carocha (Portugal), Beetle (Brazil and United States), Sedan (Mexico), and many other nicknames. Engines ranged from 1.2 liters to 1.6 liters. The weight of this old cool car was around 800–840 kg.
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