More than 25 years ago, the late John Lingenfelter drove this Corvette from Old Lyme, CT to TRC in Ohio, and then to 254.76 mph on the track. Unreal! Based on a ‘88 Chevrolet Corvette, the famous Callaway Sledgehammer, named to one-up the legendary AMG Mercedes-Benz Hammer, was built by Callaway Cars to set a top speed record and as a showcase for Callaway’s twin-turbo Corvette expertise. For years, Callaway’s Sledgehammer owned the record - World’s Fastest Street Driven Car - set on Octob...Read More
McLAREN 12C SPIDER: DROP-TOP ROCKET!
Dan Scanlan samples the latest sophisticated Supercar from McLaren. And, he wants one! New Zealander Bruce McLaren began building open-wheel racecars in 1964, his M1A such a winner that he built 24 for others. His company's tradition of building championship-winning machines - F1 cars as well as Can-Am, Formula 5000 and Formula 2 and 3 and Indy - continued after his death in 1970. They proudly flew the Bruce McLaren Motor Racing orange livery. High-performance street cars were...Read More