Dick Williams Sports Special 

  • built in USA
  • 1958
  • 250 HP 4.6L
 
They received the car which was essentially untouched since 1960 with the original engine.
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Unique features included a swoopy side scoop, recessed headlights, pleated interior panels, 1950 Pontiac tail lights, a machine-turned dashboard and an eight-ball shifter.
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Data points Key details of the Dick Williams Sports Special

Number built

Sports Special
1 car
Veyron
300 cars
Venom GT
30 cars

Horsepower

Sports Special
250 HP
Venom GT
1,200 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP

In The News From around the web

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Dec

Dick Williams Sports Special

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He was able to source a 1950 Ford chassis with independent front suspension from Honest Art’s Used Car Lot for $75 and pushed it home.1 Inspired by Ferraris and Maseratis of the period, the Sports Special was low slung with a large oval intake.
Described for sale in Florida as a Batmobile prototype, it was purchased in November of 2011 by John Muller and restored over eight months by Chuck Croteau of Redline Service.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Dick Williams
Type of car Race car
Year 1958
Number built 1 car

transmission

Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8 lb/hp
Maximum hp 250 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,638 cc
Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,000 lb
Wheelbase 100 in
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