Italian sports car brands
Italy has a long history of manufacturing hypercars and itis no secret that Italy is famous around the world for its hypercars, you may have heard of famous Italian car brands such as Lamborghini, Pagani or Ferrari. But there are some Italian car brands that you may have never heard of, and they are offering some of the most exciting hyper cars. In this article, we introduce you to such automobile brands that will surely make your jaw drop and instantly make you a fan of these car brands.
Manifattura automobile Torino
Abbreviated as MAT, the company was founded in 2014 by an engineer Paolo Garella. The company is a Low Volume Car brand that produces luxury and one-off cars. The first projects were the SCG003C & S, the Apollo Intensa Emozione and Devel 16. But their most famous project is the new Stratos, its production started in January 2018, and was unveiled in the same year in Geneva auto show.
The new Stratos is based on the chassis of 2009 Ferrari F430 Scuderia , but its almost 8 inches shorter than Ferrari F430 Scuderia and a bit larger than the original Scuderia. It is equipped with Scuderia’s 4.3L V8 engine that produces 540hp and 383Nm of torque matted to a six-speed dual clutch transmission that drives the rear wheels. The car takes just 3.3 from a standstill to 60 miles/hour. Though if you want to buy one, it’ll cost you a whopping $1 million.
Manifattura automobile Torino
Marciano Prototipi is a small car workshop founded by Vincenzo Marciano in the 1960s. Specializing in restoring classic cars, their most iconic project is the 268A. The car has several components taken from other cars. 13” magnesium wheels from Alfa Romeo 33, windshield from Ferrari 250LM, differential by Jaguar E type, headlights from Ferrari 250GTO and an instrument cluster from Alfa Romeo. It’s a one-offhandmade car, whose entire aluminum body work is done by hands along with other crucial components such as suspension arms, radiators, hubs and fuel tank.
The car’s name represents the car’s engine, it’s a 2600cc 8-cylinder front mounted engine, that is taken from an Alfa Romeo Montreal, the gearbox is also taken from the same Alfa Romeo. Vincenzo Marciano himself designed the chassis for this car, and the project was completed at the end of the 1990s.
FV Frangivento automobile is an Italian hypercar brand. The FV Asfanè DieciDieci is a 1000hp hybrid hypercar that is powered by twin electric motors at the front and a gasoline engine at the rear axle, the body is a mix of aluminum and carbon fiber. Sadly, the car is still a concept car.
Another absolutely stunning car from Frangivento is the FV Charlotte, it’s a fully electric powered car that even has a saltwater fish tank, the car made its debut in 2017. The car is truly an exotic car with its interior made from pure silver. It is packed with a 70kW hour battery pack delivering 885hp with a top speed of 305km/h, that takes only 2.6 seconds to go from 0-60mph. It weighs at 1500kg even with the fish tank, the car will set you back at approximately $1.5 million.
Spada Vetture Sport
The company was founded in 2008, its flagship projects are the Spada Condatronca TS and Condatronca Monza.
The Condatronca TS styling is based on the Alfa Romeo TZ, it uses a Chevrolet LS7 V8 engine that puts out 630hp and 668Nm of torque, the car takes 3.4 seconds to accelerate from 0-60 mph. The body work is carbon fiber and the roller cages are made up of aluminum. Brembo brakes are used all round the car in order to stop this beast.
The convertible version of the Condatronca TS is known as Condatronca Monza, it uses a supercharged version of LS7 V8 engine and produces 710hp and 701Nm of torque. The car takes just 3 seconds to accelerate from 0-60mph and reaches a top speed of 208mph.
Founded in 2010, the company aims to build “Fuoriserie” (customized) cars. Its first car is the Puritalia Berlinetta, introduced in 2019 Geneva auto show, its an interpretation of the 427 roadster. Only 150 units of this car will be built.
Body and framework are aluminum and carbon fiber, the car comes with a 5.2kWh battery pack for an electric only range of 20 km. Its powered by a supercharged Ford V8 5L DOHC engine accompanied byan electric motor, combined the car puts out 952hp and 1248Nm of torque. The car comes with a 7-speed electrohydraulic manual transmission in order to handle the extreme power. The car reaches60mph from a standstill in just 2.7 seconds and has a top speed of 335km/h.
Car brands from unexpected countries
Not all brands are produced in Japan, China, USA, Germany, France ... there are many other fantastic countries that have their own brands nowadays
car brand from Andorra
A Mid-engine touring- and offroad-supercar with air suspension with 3 seaters.
car brand from Azerbaijan
They build a Mercedes 300slr based on a Mercedes SLK, a street-legal formula car, and a Locost. They also build a series of small classic cars for children
car brand from Cambodia
Heng development Co.,LTD has decision to produce new modern vehicle, the Car Angkor
Angkor is a variant on the Angkor car has existed for years, created by inventor Nhean Phalloek, who made the first model by hand for his family back in 2000. Is a EV car with scissor doors and with a top speed of 60km/h. It can travel 300km without charging
car brand from Chile
Chile has several car brands, such as phiCar and Voze that are committed to urban mobility.
car brand from Colombia
Colombia has half a dozen brands, including one of the most innovative car brands in the world: the "Eolo Project", which uses wind energy to improve vehicle autonomy thanks to wind turbines
car brand from Croatia
Croatia is a great country but it is not known as a car-maker country. Croatia has few own brands, but what perhaps we didn't expect is that Croatia produces one of the most innovative supercars that exist today.
Car brand from Egypt
Mini Car Egypt
Egypt currently has almost ten own brands, one of them is Mini Car Egypt, a LSEV style car.
car brand from Estonia
Estonia is a country with few brands, but interesting ones. For example: Dartz that build opulent APCs vehicles. The company constituted itself from a renovated former Russo-Balt factory in Riga, Latvia.
Estonia has other interesting car brands such as Nobe, a curious electric trike with classic aesthetics; and the Zev Concept 581C, an electric supercar
Car brand from Finland
In addition to Valmet, Finland has quite interesting brands, for example Toroidion, a street-legal concept car. Toroidion 1MW Concept car has four direct drive electric motors producing total mechanical power of 1000 kW at 48V
Car brand from Ghana
Ghana also has its own brands like Kantanka or the awesome Turtle project. Kantanka has several vehicles: compact, SUV and pickup within its product line.
Car brand from Isle of Man
Isle of Man is a dependency of the British Crown, with a population of 28,000 inhabitants. It's known worldwide for its Isle of Man TT, maybe the most dangerous motorcycle race in the world. They also build the smallest car, the Peel P50, originally made from 1962 to 1965 by the Peel Engineering Company.
In 2010 Peel Engineering Ltd. in England started remaking the P50 and Trident models
Car brand from Jordan
Jordan manufactures a series of military vehicles called APC (Armoured Personnel Carrier)
If you known Spanish youcan read here about the history of APCs and their development, will be in English soon
Car brand from Kazakhstan
Actually this vehicle shown is a BAW-2850 build under Alga brand made in Kazakhstan. Under these same conditions they produce buses, military vehicles and special vehicles.
Car brand from Kenya
In Kenya there are at least three different brands, one of them is Mobius.
Mobius designs, manufactures and sells vehicles built specifically for the African mass market. The result, a SUV with the durability required to handle rural roads, sold at the price of a used sedan.
car brand from Latvia
Latvia has few car brands, but for the most part of them are all really remarkable cars. For example OScar eO, World’s first electric off-road rally car to finish rally Dakar.
car brand from Lebanon
Lebanon has few brands but produces great sports like Zedro and Frem
In the image above: Zedro Notorius, a daily driven sports car based on an Infiniti G37, designed and built with pure perfection, reliability and performance. Limited to 100 Units worldwide.
In the images below, Frem Beirut and Frem Immortal
Car brand from Luxembourg
Luxembourg has just over half a million inhabitants, but it has a great economy. Despite how small it is, it has two brands: MDI (photo above) and JLS Automotive.
car brand from Madagascar
Karenjy is an automobile manufacturer based in Fianarantsoa, Madagascar. It produced vehicles from 1985 to 1995 when the company was dissolved. In January 2009, the company was re-established and production of the Karenjy Tily, which is based on the Renault 18 and Renault Express, commenced the same year.
car brand from Myanmar
Did you know that there are more than 20 manufacturers in Myanmar?
Most of which use parts from other cars to make them.
These are some brands from Myanmar, some are not active at the moment, anyway, it's interesting to group them due to the scarce information on internet
Do you known any other Myanmar Jeep builder? Tell us in the comments or by email, thanks
car brand from Nepal
Hulas Motors is a car brand from Nepal, currently manufactures the DeVinci, a small LSEV (Low Speed Electric Vehicle) type car and an electric Rickshaw
car brand from Nigeria
Nigeria has half a dozen brands, some of them make very homey and humble sports cars like Bennie or SE Automotive. The latter one is only in the rendering phase.
It also has other stronger and more established brands like Innoson, in the image above
car brand from Senegal
Syndiely Baila 66
There are incredible people who create their dreams even with an environment with few resources. This car was initially designed with Cad and later brought it to reality
Car Brand from Serbia
A neoclassical car made in Serbia with modern technologies
car brand from Belarus
In Belarus is build this well-known Low Pressure Tire SUV.Discover here more about this kind of vehicles engineered to cross Antarctica
Litvina is designed to transport cargo and of people in all climate zones at ambient temperatures of -40 ° C to +45 ° C and humidity up to 90% on roads and off the paved roads on any ground surfaces, boggy district, loose sand and snowy virgin snow, without damaging tundra of vegetation, as well as to overcome water obstacles.
car brand from Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has some interesting brand like Micro-n or Vega, in the image above. Vega is an electric sports car with more than 800hp
car brand from Tunisia
Tunisia has some own car brands, the best known by far is Wallys, fun light SUVs with small 1200cc engines
car brand from Uganda
Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC) enterprise that works for the suistanable mass mobility solutions for Africa.
The Kiira EVS, on the top, is a 4-Seater car fitted with a 2.0 Petrol Engine with an exquisite Beige Interior Trim. The Kiira Ev Smack, bottom right, is a 5-seater front-wheel drive sedan with a traction motor powered by a rechargeable battery bank and an internal combustion engine-based generator.
The Kiira EV, bottom left, is an electric vehicle launched on 24th November 2011. The battery system of the Kiira EV consists of 4 battery banks of 64 lithium ion cells connected in series with a capacity of 40AH
car brand from Vietnam
Daehan Motors is specialized in manufacturing, assembling and providing the variety of trucks and cars. Daehan marketed their cars chiefly in countries such as Myanmar and Laos
Other famous car brand from Vietnam is Vinfast
Do you know more current car brands from little expected countries? Tell us