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Monday, October 19, 2015

carsthatnevermadeit: Mazda Le Mans Prototype, 1983, by Colani....











carsthatnevermadeit:

Mazda Le Mans Prototype, 1983, by Colani. Next weekend is the Le Mans 24 hour race so I thought I’d reflect on some of Colani’s wonderful Le Man’s prototypes. In 1982 Luigi Colani had moved to Tokyo and accepted a position as a professor there. This resulted in a collaboration with Mazda for whom he proposed this radical Le Man’s car powered by a four-rotor Wankel engine producing 950hp and capable of 235mph. Of course it never raced



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