This Bizarre Ferrari Was Designed To Smash A 269 MPH Nazi Speed Record

In 1938, Rudolph Caracciola drove a 5.6 liter, 753 horsepower Mercedes streamliner to 268.8 mph (432.7 km/h) on a public road, no less. Back in 1991, this bizarre Ferrari set out to beat that run. » 2/11/14 4:20pm 2/11/14 4:20pm

268 MPH Mercedes Lotec C1000 Found Hiding In North Carolina Dealership

You may have never heard of the Lotec C1000 before, because although other super cars may get a small production run, the C1000 was a one-of-a-kind. Power in this mid-90's beast came from a 5.6-liter Mercedes V8 that was force-fed by twin turbochargers, resulting in about 1000 HP and 723 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to… » 4/21/08 11:00am 4/21/08 11:00am

Pony Up: Mercedes Lotec Supercar for Sale on eBay

Want a bespoke Mercedes supercar, but just don't have the extra zeros in your checking account? Of course you'll still need upward of six figures to take home this 1995 Mercedes Lotec C 1000, now for sale on eBay. The car, powered by a twin-turbocharged 5.6-liter Mercedes V8, may have been built for some sheik in Dubai » 1/12/07 8:58am 1/12/07 8:58am