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The V16 Cizeta: The First True Supercar?

A few months ago, Sports Car Market contacted me to write a story on a vehicle I had never heard of—the Cizeta 16T. After spending hours researching this rare early supercar, I became enthralled with its development, history, and very existence. In the May issue of Sports Car Market we take a deep dive into this 1990s Italian icon.

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2 Responses to The V16 Cizeta: The First True Supercar?

  1. Robert Lanktree May 31, 2021 at 7:22 am #

    The discarded yet superior original submitted design for the Lamborghini Diablo, turns out very well for Cizeta as it’s stupendous and what a car. Very high on my fav’s list but I sure wouldn’t want to have to maintain the beast. Still, it’s fantastic, I’ve loved this car since it’s inception….

  2. mark berger April 5, 2021 at 7:49 am #

    Surprised the Vector W2 was not the “first” ? Although you do have an out with your title ending with a ?. 🙂
    Plus it is US made. I saw an original Vector in the Mid- 80’s while on vacation in LA CA. could not stop hanging out my window to take pictures of it as it was driving around Beverly Hills … it took me a while back then to find it’s early history . No internet search available!
    Thanks as always for your contributions to the motoring world.