Motoring Weekly recently published an article about the MCV CH4, a Canadian supercar that sadly never made to full production. I’ve found another car that has been described variously as the first or only Canadian supercar: the de Macross GT1. This car was developed in the late 2000s - not a great time to be launching a bespoke, limited run supercar considering that the world was dealing with the GFC: the Global Financial Crisis. The de Macross Motor Corp was founded and financed by a Korean businessman, Johang (Keyser) Hur, an oil tycoon. The name was created to sound like an Italian marque, even the badges were copied from De Tomaso and Ferrari scripts! Hur wanted to evoke the glory days of 1960s Le Mans racers for road use, however the design he created was more 1980s - admittedly with a throw back to the 1960s and 1970s. The car was built in conjunction with Multimatic, a Canadian components manufacturer hence people thought that it was where the car came from. The vehicle … [Read More...]
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