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Top Ten Unknown Supercars

While everyone is familiar with supercar manufacturers like Ferrari, Lamborghini and Aston Martin, there are in fact hundreds of companies - both big and small - who produce exotic machinery capable of jaw-dropping performance.


Complied here is a list of 10 of the most obscure and rare supercars on the planet. They range from one-off prototypes, to small volume production models.


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Beck LM 800

The Swiss-built Beck LM 800 was designed to be extremely lightweight (900kgs / 1984 lbs) and exceptionally aerodynamic.

Powering the car is a 4.2 litre twin-turbo V8 with 650 horsepower.

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Orca C113

The Orca C113 is constructed from lightweight materials including aluminium, magnesium and titanium, it has carbon-kevlar body panels and total weight is around 850kg.

The drivetrain consists of a twin-turbo, 4.2 litre V8 mated to a 7-speed sequential transmission.

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W3 Triposto

The W3 Triposto is a striking supercar developed by a father and son team consisting of Clyde and Hugh Kwok, an engineering professor and professional racing driver respectively.

The Canadian based company uses a Porsche 911 donor car for the majority of drivetrain components.

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Carbontech Redback Spyder

The Carbontech Redback Spyder is a creation of Australian kit car makers Carbontech Replicas. The Redback Spyder is powered by a Chevrolet LS1 V8 engine mated to a 6 speed Getrag transaxle.

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Brokernet Silver Sting

7 years in the making, the Brokernet Silver Sting is a race car developed for use in GT racing.

Powering the Silver Sting is a 3.6 litre flat-six sourced from Porsche. This unit is tuned to produce 432 horsepower, giving the car a 0-60 mph time of just 3.8 seconds.

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Gillet Vertigo

The first Vertigo prototype was constructed in 1991. The car was developed by Tony Gillet, a successful Hill Climb champion from Belgium.

Powering the Vertigo was a 3.0 litre Alfa Romeo sourced V6 engine.

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Yamaha OX99-11

The Yamaha OX99-11 was a supercar prototype produced by Yamaha which used F1 technology and put it into a road car. The OX99-11 could hit 60 mph in just over 3 seconds and go on to reach 219 mph.

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Speiss TC 522

The Spiess TC 522 was a supercar prototype introduced in 1992.

It was developed by a Spiess, a German company better known for creating industrial electrical transformers. 211 mph was possible thanks to a mid-mounted, twin-turbo, 5.7 litre V8.

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B.Engineering Edonis

The Edonis was developed as a technological tour-de force to show of the capabilities of engineering company B.Engineering.

The B. Engineering Edonis was a genuine supercar with a 0-60 time under 4 seconds, and a maximum speed of 225 mph.

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Cardi Curara

The Cardi Curara is a convertible 2 seat sports car which was designed in Russia.

Power for the Curara comes from a front-mounted 326 horsepower, BMW-sourced V12 engine supplying power to the rear wheels.


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