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… » 1/12/07 8:58am 1/12/07 8:58am

Driving the Seriously Hi-Tech Lotec Sirius

More supercars? Yes, please. Pistonheads winds up the latest in six-figure, carbon-fiber tressed, European-built, 800-hp sex machines, the Lotec Sirius. Oh, look, there's the six-liter Mercedes V12, the six-speed CIMA manual tranny, the sub-four-second zero-to-60 time, the wind-tunnel-tested body shape that toes the… » 6/02/06 9:53am 6/02/06 9:53am