Day: September 22, 2021

There Is Only One TVR T440R Sports Car in the World, and It Is Now up for Sale

TVR may have hoped that the T440R sports car would change the future of automotive design, but the company went out of business before that could happen.

Despite this unfortunate bit of timing, the British marque managed to build one example of the beautiful, futuristic sports car before going under. And now the one-of-a-kind coupé could be yours, via UK rare car dealer Auto Lounge.

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The 2003 T440R was a homologated road car based on the British marque’s T400R race car which raced at Spa, Sebring and Le Mans in 2003, reports CarBuzz. The company built four cars in order to meet FIA homologation requirements. Three of those were Typhons, which were each fitted with a naturally aspirated 4.0-liter straight-six engine.

2003 TVR T440R - Credit: Auto Lounge

2003 TVR T440R – Credit: Auto Lounge

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Unlike those road cars, the T440R was powered by an even brawnier 4.2-liter straight-six,

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2022 North American Car, Truck, Utility of the Year semifinalists named

The 2022 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year semifinalists were announced Tuesday at the inaugural Motor Bella at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac.

The vehicles were chosen by a jury of 50 U.S. and Canadian automotive journalists from a list of 36. Free Press auto critic Mark Phelan is on the jury. 

There are now eight cars, six trucks and nine utility vehicles seeking top honors. 

“This year’s group of semifinalists includes some of the most interesting and innovative cars, trucks and utility vehicle candidates in recent memory, and a larger number of new trucks than we’ve seen in many years,”  Gary Witzenburg, NACTOY president, said in a news release. “And it features more electric vehicles than we’ve ever seen, all of which our jurors will continue to test and evaluate prior to our next vote.”

A comparison drive will take place Oct. 18-21, and the

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