2004 Porsche Carrera GT

First appearing at the 2000 Paris Motor Show at the Lourve Museum, the 2004 Porsche Carrera GT is a two-seat roadster which features a V10 engine with a performance of 0 to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds. This supercar showcased innovative technology and materials like the monocoque and subframe being made from carbon fiber and a spoiler that deploys into the air at the 70 mph mark. Also, it is fitted with a Carbon fiber reinforced Silicon Carbide ceramic braking system, as well as a front and rear suspension that consists of push-rod activated shock absorbers.

As for the exterior design of the car, the most notable are the large inlets located on the sides and air dams that not only look futuristic but serve the functional purpose of cooling the large V10 engine. The 2004 Porsche Carrera GT came in five basic colors that included Guards Red, Basalt Black, Fayence Yellow, Seal Gray, and GT Silver. In regards to the interior of the 2-door roadster, soft, supple leather and a Bose audio and navigating system were options, where as the traditional left sided ignition came stock in every vehicle.

The 2004 Porsche Carrera GT was manufactured from 2004 to 2006 in Germany and became known as one of the top sports cars of the 2000’s. From its ancestral ties with Le Mans racing to its cutting edge design and technology, this famous roadster is a true testament to the fact that great things really do come in small packages.

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2010 GTA Motors Spano

Spanish motor-sports company GTA, with an admirable racing reputation shouldered by two entries in the Formula 3 championship, entered the European supercar arena with the 2010 GTA Motors Spano. Not the most heralded supercar, the Spano’s greatness lies in its unique framework and its Sento Pallardó design features.

The 2010 GTA Motors Spanochassis, unique to motor-sports and weighing a scant 128 pounds, was manufactured with a new combination of titanium, carbon fiber and Kevlar. Mounted mid-car on this peerless frame is a Viper V10 engine borrowed from struggling Chrysler and then reengineered for use in the Spano. Supercharged and longitudinally mounted, the V10 generates 840 horsepower with 679 foot-pounds of torque sent through a seven speed transmission. All this power pushes the Spano from a standstill to 62 mph in under three seconds with a safety-governed top speed 217 mph. An advanced dashboard with customizable LCD instruments, a leather-clad carbon fiber steering wheel, a joystick controller, and a camera fed video screen replacing the rear-view mirror adorn the cockpit. A panoramic glass roof with a patented opacity system for shading and an LED lighting system compliment the Spano’s spacious interior that comes equipped with matching tailored luggage.

The GTA Motors Spano, with its name plate emblazoned by the GTA wolf and a limited production run of 99 vehicles, is a supercar bargain priced around $670,000. Italy’s traditional supercar dominance may in danger with this sultry Spaniard now a market contender.

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Lexus LFA – Nurburgring Package

When most people think of Lexus, the first thing they picture is a line of luxurious cars and sport utilities vehicles.  At the top of the Lexus Product line lies a high performance vehicle known as the LFA. As a stock vehicle, this super-car stickers for a price of more than most would spend on a house, at $375,000. Now, people are buying a car that will certainly give notorious super-cars a run for their money, so the price certainly is not unfair. The stock LFA features a 4.8 liter, V10 engine, which is capable of producing just over 550 horsepower. However, many fans of this car are not completely satisfied, as they want something even more powerful. As a result, Lexus released the LFA Nurburgring package.

With the Nurburgring package, drivers will find that Lexus has unleashed a true beast. This ride features the same engine, but it produces 570 horsepower. Drivers will strap into their seat, push the pedal to the floor and be to 60 miles per hour in about 3.5 seconds, which is incredibly fast. In addition, the vehicle can reach speeds of 210 miles per hour, which most people would never consider possible with a Lexus. However, this vehicle is also fast around a track, thanks to its premium suspension and handling. In fact, the car made it around the Nurburgring circuit in just 7 minutes and 14 seconds, which edges competitors, such as the Dodge Viper. The Nurburgring comes in four color choices, which include matte black, black, white and orange. Customers can also select from three interior colors, including black, black and red and black and purple.

The Nurburgring package really sets this car apart from the competition, whether people are rating the vehicle’s appearance or its speed. The stock, Lexus LFA was fast enough to turn heads, but this upgrade takes Lexus’ image to a whole new level. People who are interested in this super-car can expect to pay about $70,000 more than the stock version with a sticker price of about $445,000.

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