All-new Lister Knobbly confirmed for manufacturing

British agency's boss has launched a picture its new sports activities automobile, a contemporary reimagining of its 1950s racing fashions Lister boss Lawrence Whittaker has revealed that the corporate will construct a brand new model of its traditional Lister Jaguar Knobbly sports activities automobile. Whittaker launched a rendering of the brand new automobile, a contemporary reimagining of the 1958 racing machine, on social media, including: “we'll construct it”. No technical particulars have been launched, nevertheless. The picture exhibits the brand new Knobbly shall be a two-seater sustaining a method near the unique, full with the distinctive headlights, an extended bonnet and a low air consumption. Given the design, it appears to retain the front-engined, rear-wheel-drive format. Lister started constructing continuation runs of the unique Knobbly in 2014, of a monitor automobile and a roadgoing mannequin. The latter provided a alternative of two six-cylinder Jaguar engines: a Four.2-litre unit and a three.Eight-litre race-spec instance. Brian Lister based his eponymous firm to provide sports activities automobiles in 1954. In 1957, it developed a machine primarily based round a three.Four-litre Jaguar D-Sort with a brand new aerodynamic aluminimum physique. That automobile additionally shaped the premise for a single-seater automobile, they usually grew to become referred to as Lister Knobblys on account of their sculpted bodywork. The revived agency, primarily based in Cambridge, just lately launched the LFT-666 (beforehand referred to as the Thunder), a 666bhp remodeling of the Jaguar F-Sort, and is at the moment engaged on a 200mph remodeling of the F-Tempo SUV named the LFP. Whittaker, who acquired Lister in 2013, has additionally revealed plans to develop a sucessor to the Storm supercar of 1993. Learn extra A drive within the 666bhp Lister Thunder LFT-666 Street-legal Lister Jaguar Knobbly makes manufacturing Lister reborn with new sports activities automobile (from 2013)