The British supercars have always been known for their class and elegance. In supercars, they do not take back benches, they either make one or drive the hell out of one.
11 BEST BRITISH SUPERCARS ON THE ROADS
Here are a few trendy British supercars in vogue right now;
1. Lotus Evija
This beast is an electric sport car (a limited production) It was manufactured by British automobile manufacturer, Lotus. In July 2019, this model was unveiled as the very first electric vehicle to be manufactured by Lotus.
The car has been estimated to go on a high speed of 0-62mph in under 3 seconds, 0-289mph in under 9seconds, 3200mph and 320kph. This vehicle has 4 individual motors located at its wheels producing a total of 1972 horsepower and 1254 pound feet of torque. Its production was limited to only 130 units and sold out within a blink of an eye.
2. Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato
Most people refer to this exquisite car as the gold car, because its interior is literally designed with gold. Only 19 units of this beast were made and they sold at 7.8 million dollars in pairs. The machine wheels came in a 3D version and it is a re-body of the super Legera and uses exactly the same 5.2L V12 engine producing 715 horsepower and 760
pound feet torque energy.
4. McLaren 765LT
This model is the track version of the 720S weighing 176 pounds less, who likes a weighty car? It is always the lighter the better. The car generates 755 horsepower and 590 pound feet of torque using a 4.0L V8 engine.
McLaren manufacturers say this car will go tough within the ranges of 0-62mph in 2.7 seconds, 0-124mph in 7.2 seconds, 205 mph and 330kph top speed. This car sold for 375,000 dollars with a limited production of 765 units. In October 2020, McLaren offered their buyers free customer delivery and it encouraged higher purchase, hitting the British roads like a tornado.
5. Aston Martin V12 Speedster
The car is noted for its unique aeronautic design and runs on a 5.2L V8 engine generating 700 horsepower and 555 pound feet torque. The rear wheels handle the car’s transmission and it has an automatic gearbox as well. The two seater beast had been guesstimated to go 0-62mph in 3.5 seconds, 186mph and 300kph. In 2021 only 88 units were manufactured and it sold out in 2021 too.
6. Initial D AE86
This super car appeared in initial D anime and has since left its users in awe of its amazing features. It features fixed rectangular headlights, nimble handling, responsive steering and a hot engine. It wasn’t solely a British car but it was adopted due to its elegance and reports had it that it was driven by most British people.
7. Ginetta Akula
The Ginetta cars are mostly known as racing and sport cars and this model is definitely one of them. The Akula was announced at the Ginetta international motor show. It is powered by a 6.0L V8 engine delivering 600 horsepower and 5200 pound feet of torque. It goes on a maximum speed of 322kph and 200mph. Its sequential 6P gearbox makes it everyone’s baby. It sold 20 units at 450,000 dollars.
8. McLaren Elva
Manufactured by McLaren automotor in limited production this car sold very well and is strongly on the road working efficiently. It is the 5th edition in the McLaren ultimate series.
It is powered by a 4.0L V8 twin-turbo charged engine, producing 815 horsepower and can go on a speed of 0-62mph in under 3 seconds and 0-124mph in almost 7 seconds. Its production was limited to 249 units and it was sold for about 1.83million dollars.
9. Vantage Roadster
This car’s lighter Z4 roof mechanism made it a less weighty and more preferred model. The hood carries a 4.0L twin-turbo V8 engine with 503 horsepower and 505 pound feet of torque beneath. The power transmission mostly travels to the rear wheels and enables the car go 60mph in under 4 seconds, 190mph and 306kph. Its interiors are to die for!. The base price of this model went for 161,000 dollars.
10. Jaguar F
The Jaguar F had a lot of models manufactured by Jaguar Land Rover but we will take a look at the type R coupe. The two seater grand model sold for 100,000 dollars in 2013.
This model underwent a facelift which gave it a better look at its unveiling in December 2019. Not only that, its dashboard and exteriors came out redefined.
The engine put into it as records will have it is the supercharged 5.0L V8 engine which could carry it at a speed of 62mph in 3.5 seconds, 186mph or 300kph , producing high energy of 575 horsepower and 516 pound feet of torque. It was designed that the speed automatic sends power to the rear wheels using solar transmission. Its units of production sold out as well.
11. Eagle Low Drag GT
One fun fact about the Eagle Low Drag GT is that it was purchased firstly because of its sleek curves and unique appearance which was produced inspo the Jaguar Low Drag Voupé that was used to race in the 60s. Amazing changes were made to the car’s newest model. The inline six now has 4.7 liters as a replacement to the previous 3.8 liters. A lighter weight was recorded too and it sold for about 600,000 pounds.
The fact these amazing cars all sold out on release only tells you how too good to be true they really are. Till date they’re still out there in the cities of England and all over the world, driven gallantly by fast and furious drivers!, you could also check out more about these cars over at motortrend.