After some 41 years and over 1.3M mishap free flight hours, the the US Navy has retired its last C-9 Skytrain II. To many who flew it or loved watching it from the ground, it will be sorely missed.
After CAR magazine put the Pagani Huayra on its cover, CarsUK unleashed this shot, showing a menacing collections of scoops, sleek headlamps and ... sorry, it's a catfish. I see a catfish. A 700-hp, one-million euro catfish. [CarsUK]
This video appeared today at the domain Deus Venti, bearing the name of Modenadesign in the source code. Modenadesign is the company that builds the Pagani Zonda and Deus Venti means, roughly, "God of the Winds" in latin. It's on.
The only thing to ruffle the tranquil air at dawn is the superheated exhaust from the turbocharged V8. The silhouette of a NACA duct like a space shuttle. The Sauber C9 is on its way to victory at Le Mans.
The test driver of the twin-turbocharged Pagani C9 prototype hopefully learned something valuable about the car's performance in the seconds before the $1.3 million Italian exotic slammed into a wall outside Stuttgart.
Even supercars, like the upcoming Pagani C9, need gas. All the easier for spy photographers to catch your never-before-seen gullwing doors. Full gallery below.
There may only be one 1994 Escort built with Electric Green exterior and pink interior, but nobody cares. A Pagani, on the other hand, is something rare and special. Time to start saving for the twin-turbocharged 2011 Pagani C9.