Marcos Mantis XP 

  • built in England
  • 1968
 
Conceived by Bradford-on-Avon constructor Marcos, and styled by Dennis Adams, this timber-hulled, mid-engined sports-racer was built in 1968 and raced only once in period.
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When the latter decided to sit out the race, marque founder Jem Marsh took his place, although the former stuntman found contorting his 6ft 5in frame into the ultra-low cabin a bit of a chore.
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Data points Key details of the Marcos Mantis XP

Number built

Mantis XP
1 car
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
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In The News From around the web

10
Dec

Marcos Mantis XP

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One of the undoubted show stoppers at this year’s Festival of Speed is the extraordinary Mantis XP.
The car retired from the epically wet race early on its three-litre Repco F1 engine was subsequently removed and replaced with a Buick V8.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Marcos
Type of car Concept car
Year 1968
Number built 1 car

engine

Fuels Gas

power & handling

Steering system Rack and pinion

transmission

Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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