Erin Go Vroom: The DeLorean And Ireland's Two Other Cars

Ireland is traditionally known for producing many things in great abundance: Writers, sliceable soap, redheads, and, of course, Shamrock Shakes. Cars aren't really one of these things, but, since it's St.Patrick's day and I don't want to get pinched, let's talk about the cars that were made in Ireland — all 8,547 of… » 3/16/12 3:30pm 3/16/12 3:30pm

Marcos Engineering Shutters Its Shed

We've seen this before. Marcos Engineering, another small, British builder of really light, fast cars with great handling, died in 2000. But was revived in 2002 after a few pallets of 420 HP Chevy small blocks fell off a lorry. Today, citing the usual litany of doom and gloom, Managing Director Tony Stelliga threw… » 10/12/07 9:30am 10/12/07 9:30am

Marcos to Unveil Super TSO Coupe, the GTC, at London Show

The sicko UK muscle-car ballers at Marcos are working up a new version of the slithery TSO coupe, the GTC, which is set for an unveiling next week in London. The company says it's made 150 improvements, based on testing and customers' suggestions (e.g., faster! better! more! A little to the left!), including a lighter, … » 7/05/06 5:42pm 7/05/06 5:42pm