Less than a decade after the end of one of the most devastating wars in history, automotive manufacturers produced racing sports cars that, today, are classics. We’ll look at examples from each major country involved in endurance racing and what made each great.
Cars being demonstrated:
1955 Mercedes-Benz Gullwing: Slanted, SOHC, straight six
1953 C-Type Jaguar: DOHC, straight six
1953 Cunningham C4R: OHV V-8 Hemi
1954 Ferrari 375 MM: DOHC, V-12