Lister Knobbly Sports Racer

May 5, 2017

Category: Rides

60 year after it first raced as a competition car, Lister’s Knobbly Sports Racer is making a reappearance as a road legal vehicle.

Unlike most classic car replicas, every part of this vehicle – from the aluminum body panels to the engine – features an old-school bespoke build. Under the hood of the 1950’s racing stalwart is a Jaguar 6-cylinder 3.8-liter engine that drives 330 horses through a four speed gearbox – really similar to the old D-type engines of the mid-century. This powerplant is powerful enough to send the 1,735 pound vehicle racing up to 60 mph in just 4.3 seconds on its way to a top speed of 181 miles per hour. But the engine isn’t the only thing on this car worth mentioning. More than just retaining a powerful build, the Knobbly sports racer still features a beautiful aluminum body. Rather than opting for the easy way out, Lister spent over 500 hours hand beating these panels into their distinctive shape. Only ten of these will be made with releases planned to start in 2018.

Purchase: $380,000

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Rides

Vans' UltraRange EXO MTE Boot Brings Urban Appeal To The Outdoor Realm

Facing the elements with a ruggedized leather, textile, and synthetic upper.

Posted By Chris West

Partner

These Joggers From lululemon Are Purpose-Made For Cold Morning Runs

A tapered design and four-way stretch ensure an unrivaled range of motion.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner
Featured Image

This 544HP Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 Could Be Your Daily Driver

Boasting an in-cabin tire pressure control system and militarized portal axles.

Posted By

Nov 30, 2020

Featured Image

The 10 Best Tire Chains For Your Vehicle

Today’s greatest options for equipping your car’s wheels traction-affording winter snow chains.

Posted By

Nov 30, 2020

Featured Image

Ducati & Lamborghini Join Forces For A Siàn-Inspired Diavel 1260 Superbike

An all-Italian carbon-clad cruiser inspired by Lambo's latest flagship hypercar.

Posted By

Nov 30, 2020

Featured Image

Naran Unveils An ‘Ultra-Bespoke’ 1,048HP Hypercar With A Twin-Turbo V8

Projected to sprint from 0-60mph in under 3.0s and climb to over 230mph.

Posted By

Nov 30, 2020